Composite Sampling

A Novel Method to Accomplish Observational Economy in Environmental Studies


ISBN: 978-1-4419-7627-7 (Print) 978-1-4419-7628-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-7


  3. Chapter

    Pages 9-53

    Classifying Individual Samples into One of Two Categories

  4. Chapter

    Pages 55-79

    Identifying Extremely Large Observations

  5. Chapter

    Pages 81-86

    Estimating Prevalence of a Trait

  6. Chapter

    Pages 87-96

    A Bayesian Approach to the Classification Problem

  7. Chapter

    Pages 97-114

    Inference on Mean and Variance

  8. Chapter

    Pages 115-134

    Composite Sampling with Random Weights

  9. Chapter

    Pages 135-173

    A Linear Model for Estimation with Composite Sample Data

  10. Chapter

    Pages 175-182

    Composite Sampling for Site Characterization and Cleanup Evaluation

  11. Chapter

    Pages 183-207

    Spatial Structures of Site Characteristics and Composite Sampling

  12. Chapter

    Pages 209-225

    Composite Sampling of Soils and Sediments

  13. Chapter

    Pages 227-234

    Composite Sampling of Liquids and Fluids

  14. Chapter

    Pages 235-237

    Composite Sampling and Indoor Air Pollution

  15. Chapter

    Pages 239-242

    Composite Sampling and Bioaccumulation

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 243-275