Traditional investigative techniques describe common methods for site characterization and investigation.
1,4 Dioxane (14DX-1)
Section 3 (Environmental Fate, Transport, and Investigative Strategies)
Summary of relevant site investigation strategy considerations that may be relevant under various regulatory frameworks (e.g., CERCLA, RCRA, and state cleanup programs).
Dense, Nonaqueous-Phase Liquids (DNAPLs-3)
Section 3 (Predesigned Characterization)
Provides a brief summary of the DNAPL source characterization information necessary to design a surfactant or cosolvent flood.
Integrated DNAPL Site Characterization (ISC-1)
Section 4 (Integrated DNAPL Site Characterization)
Describes the process for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of characterization efforts at DNAPL sites.
Mass Flux (MASSFLUX-1)
Section 4 (Measuring Mass Flux and Mass Discharge)
Details the five basic methods used to calculate mass flux and/or mass discharge.
Small Arms Firing Range (SMART-1)
Section 2.6 (Sample Collection and Analysis)
Describes the process for developing a site characterization plan for sample collection and analysis to determine the vertical and horizontal extent and concentrations of the chemical constituents of concern in the environment.
Unexploded Ordnance (UXO-6)
Section 2 (Commonly Used Wide-Area Assessments Technologies)
Discusses technologies that are commercially available with proven performance criteria sufficient for conducting WAA.
Petroleum Vapor Intrusion (PVI-1)
Section 4 (Site Investigation), specifically Section 4.2.2
The five-step process for investigating PVI applies in the event that a building does not satisfy the screening process and allow elimination of the exposure pathway.
Vapor Intrusion (VI-1)
Section 3 (Site Investigation Phase)
Describes a 13-step approach to assessing the vapor intrusion pathway with the site investigation phase.