Elements of Site Assessment and Site Characterization Discussion
For items 1-3, write at least 100 words each. For item 4, your comment/reply to a classmate will be separate, write at least 50 words total to two classmates (remember to be thoughtful, positive, and constructive).
Note: Do NOT copy and paste. It is considered plagiarism. Use your own words. Cite your sources.
From Characterization and Monitoring of Pollutants presentation: Describe the purpose and the elements of Site Assessment and Site Characterization. You may have to do additional research.
From Characterization and Monitoring of Pollutants presentation: Explain USACE Conceptual Site Model (CSM). Provide reasons and an example for one of the steps of the process.
From Characterization and Monitoring of Pollutants presentation and additional files: Describe sample access and sample collection tools used for soil sample collection. Select one of the collection tools from the sampling matrix and provide a detailed explanation of the tool (Include media, depth, validation and relative cost per sample.
Peer review. Comment to at least one classmate’s post. With professional courtesy, provide additional analysis, constructive criticism, and additional facts and solutions. I want to see a paragraph of 50 words or more. (Note the word counter in the lower right corner of your posting window).
NOTE: Cite your sources you use for your discussion board posts either at the end of each item or at the end of your post.