Historical review of long-term soil sampling for environmental surveillance at the Hanford Site and vicinity

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Soil samples have been collected routinely from the environs of the Hanford Site and analyzed since 1971. Correct interpretation of results depends on samples being collected from the same locations, the locations remaining relatively undisturbed, and collection and analytical procedures remaining the same or being equivalent. Historical files, documents, and annual environmental reports were reviewed to evaluate these factors. It was determined that 20 soil sampling locations, 11 onsite and 9 offsite, were established between 1971 and 1977 and represent long-term sampling locations. Sample collection and analytical procedures have remained essentially the same since 1971. The physical ecological attributes of ... continued below

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Price, K.R. & Rickard, W.H. August 1, 1997.

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    Publisher Info: Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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Soil samples have been collected routinely from the environs of the Hanford Site and analyzed since 1971. Correct interpretation of results depends on samples being collected from the same locations, the locations remaining relatively undisturbed, and collection and analytical procedures remaining the same or being equivalent. Historical files, documents, and annual environmental reports were reviewed to evaluate these factors. It was determined that 20 soil sampling locations, 11 onsite and 9 offsite, were established between 1971 and 1977 and represent long-term sampling locations. Sample collection and analytical procedures have remained essentially the same since 1971. The physical ecological attributes of each long-term soil sampling location were evaluated. During the review of historical records, a few results for 1970, 1971, and 1972 were noted as previously unreported in annual or special reports. These results are included in Appendix A. To complete the record, results previously reported in annual environmental reports are given in Appendix B. Global Positioning System (GPS) reading for 20 long-term soil sampling locations are provided in Appendix C.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97054333

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  • Other: DE97054333
  • Report No.: PNNL--11673
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/554188 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 554188
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc690615

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Price, K.R. & Rickard, W.H. Historical review of long-term soil sampling for environmental surveillance at the Hanford Site and vicinity, report, August 1, 1997; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc690615/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.