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URBSOIL Report Summary

Project ID: EVK4-CT-2001-00053
Funded under: FP5-EESD
Country: United Kingdom

Guidelines for sampling in urban areas

General guidelines for the sampling of soils from different types of land surface within the urban environmental have been drawn up. Sampling regimes appropriate to large, visually homogeneous areas of land, roadsides, riverbanks, and sealed surfaces are proposed. Recommendations are also provided for sample pre-treatment and storage. Protocols must be selected on the basis of the analytes of interest and purpose of the urban soil study.

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UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE - Pure and Applied Chemistry
Cathedral Street 295 - Thomas Graham Building
G1 1XL GLASGOW
United Kingdom
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