Appendix B: August 2009 Survey Results

Question 30.





How would you rate the difficulty of the following factors in the application of incremental sampling? Please check all that apply.

Answer Options

not difficult

moderately difficult

very difficult

Rating Average

Response Count

Size and shape of the decision unit

37

74

26

1.92

137

number of increments per decision unit

61

66

9

1.62

136

number of replicates sample per decision unit

76

54

4

1.46

134

regulatory issues or acceptance

23

62

50

2.20

135

public perceptions

41

57

24

1.86

122

laboratory capabilities

53

62

20

1.76

135

delineation of local areas of high concentration

19

59

45

2.21

123

delineation of the extent of the release

31

63

32

2.01

126

ecological risk

43

50

22

1.82

115

collection of subsurface samples

38

57

29

1.93

124

collection of samples for VOCs

20

40

48

2.26

108

logistical aspects (e.g., methanol transport)

36

56

17

1.83

109

calculation of a mean

79

30

9

1.41

118

calculation of a 95% UCL of the mean

62

39

17

1.62

118

answered question

140

skipped question

122

 





How would you rate the difficulty of the following factors in the application of incremental sampling? Please check all that apply.