Data Validity and Usability in the RIFS Process

Oral Presentation

Prepared by C. Mott Frans1, J. Hopp2, C. Ransom1
1 - EcoChem, Inc., 1011 Western Ave, Suite 1011, Seattle, WA, 98104, United States
2 - Kennedy Jenks, 32001 32nd Avenue South, Suite 100, Federal Way, WA, 98001, United States

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Discuss how data validity and usability are assessed for the remedial investigation and feasibility study process by presenting an overview of the RI/FS process in a stepwise progression focusing on the data collection process and how each part of data collection can affect validity and usability. The discussion will include thoughts on what kinds of things affect data quality and usability and how a data quality professional can aid in the data collection process.