Provides guidance on the principles to be applied to the design of sampling programmes, sampling techniques and the handling and preservation of samples of sea water from tidal waters. Does not apply to the collection of samples for microbiological or biological examination. The main objectives are quality characterization measurement, quality control measurement, measurements for specific reasons, and examination of the effects of man-made structures.
Water quality -- Sampling -- Part 9: Guidance on sampling from marine waters
Committee: SLBS TC 05
Status: Public comments
Start date: 20191014
End date: 20200113