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This document gives guidelines for the principles and main methods for the determination of background values for inorganic and organic substances in soils at a local/regional scale. The site scale is excluded.

It gives guidelines for sampling and data processing strategies. It identifies methods for sampling and analysis.

This document does not apply to the determination of background values for groundwater and sediments.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2018-08
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 26
  • :
    ISO/TC 190/SC 7
    Impact assessment
  • 13.080.99
    Other standards related to soil quality

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