Section 11 - Water and Environmental Technology
This sections contains 989 standards.
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[Vol. 11.01] - Water (I)
Published annually in April. This volume contains 143 standards. Volumes 11.01 and 11.02 provide standard procedures for assessing water. Topics cover: reagent water, wastewater, fluvial sediment, water sampling and analysis, general properties of water, inorganic constituents and methods of radiochemical analysis.
[Vol. 11.02] - Water (II)
Published annually in May. This collection contains 223 standards Volume 11.02 is divided into 6 sections, and features standards on general specifications, technical resources, and statistical methods. Organic Constituents--presents general analysis methods and tests for specific constituents and waterborne oils. Radioactivity--includes measuring radioactivity and specific radionuclides. Saline and Brackish Waters, Seawaters, and Brines--determines specific constituents such as barium, iodide and bromide, and chloride ions. Microbiological Examination--examines subjects such as coliphages and adenosine triphoshate (ATP) content. Water-Formed Deposits--covers chemical microscopy, preparation and preliminary testing of water-formed deposits, and trace element extraction. Water Treatment Materials--features chemicals, particulate ion-exchange materials, membrane filters, and reverse osmosis devices.
[Vol. 11.03] - Occupational Health and Safety; Protective Clothing
Published annually in October. This volume contains 97 standards. Volume 11.03 is divided into the following sections: Sampling and Analysis of Atmospheres--fixes standard procedures for assessing ambient, indoor air, and workplace atmospheres; while others measure items such as asbestos content, fluoride content, lead, sulfur-dioxide, and particulates. Also includes standards pertaining to gas filtration. Occupational Health and Safety--presents health and safety aspects of working in various environments. Protective Clothing--focuses on subjects such as resistance and thermal insulation of various materials used for protective clothing.
[Vol. 11.04] - Waste Management
Published annually in September. This volume contains 110 standards. This volume features the latest standards on: Environmental Assessment--features the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the Transaction Screen Process. Also appearing in this volume are other guides and practices on risk-based corrective action for petroleum and chemical releases, Phase II environmental site assessments, compliance audits, and estimating monetary costs and liabilities for environmental matters. Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response--focuses on assessing spill response devices, sorbent performance, and ecological considerations when using chemical dispersants. Waste Management--examines tests, practices, and guides focusing on: sampling and monitoring; physical and chemical characterization; site remediation thermal treatment; materials recovery; processing equipment; liner materials; and treatment.
Published annually in August. This volume contains 46 standards. Biological Effects and Environmental Fate--establishes standard procedures for assessing biological effects and environmental fate, including evaluating the properties, efficacy, safety, and impact in appropriate environments of pesticides and antimicrobial agents. Biotechnology--provides test methods, guides, and practices for identification of bacteriophage, handling of hazardous biological materials, and indirect and direct detection of mycoplasma. Pesticides and Alternative Control Agents--focuses on areas such as evaluating the health hazards and effectiveness of certain pesticides, and evaluation of antimicrobial agents.
[Vol. 11.06] - Biological Effects and Environmental Fate; Biotechnology
Published annually in August This volume contains 52 standards Biological Effects and Environmental Fate-features standards ob aquatic, sediment, and terrestrial assessments and toxicology; environmental fate of chemical substances; and risk assessment, communication, and management. Biotechnology-test methods, guides, and practices address biomass conversion, handling of hazardous biological materials, characterization and identification of biological systems, and unit processes and validation.
[Vol. 11.07] - Atmospheric Analysis
Published annually in October This volume contains 173 standards Volume 11.07 provides standard procedures that assess ambient, indoor air, and workplace atmospheres. Others deal with the sampling and analysis of asbestos, lead, sulfur-dioxide, and particulates.
[Vol. 11.08] - Pesticides, Antimicrobials, and Alternative Control Agents; Hazardous Susbstances and Oil Spill Response
Published annually in October This volume contains 172 standards Volume 11.08 standards consists of standards on health hazards and effectiveness of antimicrobial agents, insect control agents, pesticide formulation and delivery systems, and natural multi-cellular biological control organisms. It also consists of standards that assess spill response devices, sorbent performance, in-situ burning, removal, shoreline countermeasures, and ecological considerations when using chemical dispersants.