Visual Sample Plan (VSP) Training in Honolulu!
VSP is a GIS based is a software tool that supports the development of a defensible sampling plan based on statistical sampling theory and the statistical analysis of sample results to support confident decision making. VSP couples site, building, and sample location visualization capabilities with optimal sampling design and statistical analysis strategies. VSP helps determine the number of samples needed and performs statistical analyses. VSP is currently focused on design and analysis for the following applications.
-- Environmental Characterization and Remediation
-- Environmental Monitoring and Stewardship
-- Response and Recovery of Chemical/Biological/Radiation Terrorist Event
-- Footprint Reduction and Remediation of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Sites
-- Sampling of Soils, Buildings, Groundwater, Sediment, Surface Water, Subsurface Layers and Items.
The 3 Day course instructor is Brent Pulsipher who managed VSP development for 15 years, taught over 50 VSP courses, and has over 30 years’ experience in statistical design and analysis. This course will include an optional 4th day focused on the VSP-UXO modules. (Must select 4th day option on the Agenda registration page). The 4th day will include methods and tools for transect design, target area identification and delineation, anomaly density mapping and estimation, verification of UXO cleanup, remedial investigation (RI), and anomaly density mapping (geostatistics).