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Data Collection & Interpretation: State of Practice & Lessons Learned

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Fireside Inn and Suites
25 Airport Road
Lebanon, NH
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Westford Regency Inn and Conference Center
219 Littleton Road
Westford, MA
Friday, September 28, 2018
Quinebaug Valley Community College
742 Upper Maple Street
Danielson, CT

Silver Sponsors:                           

 

9:30 Welcome & Logistics
        Jennifer Griffith, NEWMOA

9:45 Identifying Your Goals & Objectives
        Ryan Wymore, CDM Smith

  • What are you trying to learn?
  • Contaminant type(s)
  • Resources: FRTR & ITRC

10:15 Accessing the Subsurface
          Seth Pitkin, TetraTech

  • Choosing the appropriate technology - benefits & limitations:
    • Direct push technologies
    • Borings
      • Hollow-stem auger
      • Mud rotary
      • Air rotary
      • Sonic
    • Monitoring wells
      • Well design
      • Using existing wells
    • Test pits
  • Common mistakes
  • Understanding boring logs
  • Best practice & lessons learned

11:15 Networking Break

11:30 Collecting Soil Samples
           Daniel Voisin, Stone Environmental

  • Collection equipment
  • Sources of error & bias
  • Sample handling for volatile & non-volatile contaminants
  • QA/QC
  • Best practice & lessons learned

12:15 Lunch (provided)

1:00 Collecting Groundwater Samples
         Jean Firth, Wood

  • Knowing where the sample is coming from
  • Collection equipment
  • Sources of error & bias
  • Sample handling for volatile & non-volatile contaminants
  • QA/QC
  • Special considerations when sampling water supplies
  • Best practice & lessons learned

2:00 Collecting Samples for Vapor Intrusion
         David Shea, Sanborn Head

  • Variations in state requirements
  • Indoor air
  • Soil vapor
  • Collection equipment
  • Sources of error & bias
  • QA/QC
  • Best practice & lessons learned

2:45 Networking Break

3:00 Laboratory Analytical Data
         Presenter: James Occhialini, Alpha Anaytical

  • Project setup for success
  • How to interpret a laboratory report
  • Understanding QA/QC & data usability

3:45 Evaluating & Refining the CSM

         Ryan Wymore, CDM Smith

  • Identifying additional data needs
  • Dealing with imperfection & other lessons learned

4:30 Adjourn

Thank You to Our Silver Sponsors:            

  

For more information, contact Jennifer Griffith at .

 

 

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