ASTM International - ASTM D3213-91(1997)
Standard Practices for Handling, Storing, and Preparing Soft Undisturbed Marine Soil
|Publication Date:||10 October 1997|
|ICS Code (Geology. Meteorology. Hydrology):||07.060|
1.1 These practices cover methods for project/cruise reporting, and handling, transporting and storing soft cohesive undisturbed marine soil. Procedures for preparing soil specimens for triaxial strength, and consolidation testing are also presented.
1.2 These practices may include the handling and transporting of sediment specimens contaminated with hazardous materials and samples subject to quarantine regulations.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific precautionary statements are given in Sections 1, 2 and 7.
1.4 The values in acceptable SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.