Advanced Course Outline

Sampling for Defensible Environmental Decisions - Advanced Topics

Course Outline


The importance of the Poisson process in sampling

A more detailed look at the factors in the Gy FSE equation

Visman sampling experiments

New books and publications on Theory of Sampling

Monitoring vs compliance sampling

Zero dimensional materials

Finite and infinite element materials

Quality control for various purposes

Statistical issues and concerns

Types of inference and why understanding the difference is important

Field sampling considerations

Laboratory subsampling considerations

Students are encouraged to bring their own case studies, applications, lessons learned, etc. for discussion during the course.