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ASTM International - ASTM F1686-16

Standard Guide for Surveys to Document and Assess Oiling Conditions

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 January 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 9
ICS Code (Protection against dangerous goods): 13.300
significance And Use:

3.1 Systematic surveys provide data on shoreline, lakeshore, river bank or other terrain's character and oiling conditions from which informed planning and operational decisions can be developed... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide covers field procedures by which data can be collected in a systematic manner to document and assess the oiling conditions on shorelines, river banks, and lake shores (shores and substrates) plus dry land habitats (terrain).

1.2 This guide does not address the terminology that is used to define and describe terrain oiling conditions, the ecological character of oiled terrain, or the cultural or other resources that can be present.

1.3 The guide is applicable to marine coasts (including estuaries) and to freshwater environments (rivers and lakes) and to dry land habitats. In alignment with Guide F2204:

1.3.1 For the purpose of this guide, marine and estuarine shorelines, river banks, and lake shores will be collectively referred to as shorelines, shores, or shore-zones.

1.3.2 Shore types include a range of impermeable (bedrock, ice, and manmade structures), permeable (flats, beaches, and manmade), and coastal wetland (marshes, mangroves) habitats.

1.4 Other non-shoreline, inland habitats include wetlands (pond, fen, bog, swamp, tundra, and shrub) and drier terrains (grassland, desert, forests), and will be collectively referred to as either wetlands or terrains, respectively.

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, 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.

Document History

ASTM F1686-16
January 1, 2016
Standard Guide for Surveys to Document and Assess Oiling Conditions
3.1 Systematic surveys provide data on shoreline, lakeshore, river bank or other terrain’s character and oiling conditions from which informed planning and operational decisions can be developed with...
October 1, 2009
Standard Guide for Surveys to Document and Assess Oiling Conditions on Shorelines
Systematic surveys provide data on shoreline character and oiling conditions from which informed planning and operational decisions may be developed with respect to shoreline cleanup (1-3). Surveys...
October 1, 2009
Standard Guide for Surveys to Document and Assess Oiling Conditions on Shorelines
Systematic surveys provide data on shoreline character and oiling conditions from which informed planning and operational decisions may be developed with respect to shoreline cleanup (1-3). Surveys...
February 10, 1997
Standard Guide for Surveys to Document and Assess Oiling Conditions on Shorelines
Systematic surveys provide data on shoreline conditions from which informed planning and operational decisions may be developed with respect to shoreline cleanup. Surveys may include one or more of...
January 1, 1997
Standard Guide for Surveys to Document and Assess Oiling Conditions on Shorelines
1.1 This guide covers field procedures by which data may be collected in a systematic manner to document and assess the oiling conditions on shorelines. 1.2 This guide does not address the...
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