Contaminated Land: Applications in Real Environments (CL:AIRE) in association with The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has today announced
the release of new guidance on the use of statistical tests in the assessment of soil contamination data. The 67 page document, entitled Guidance on Comparing
Soil Contamination Data with a Critical Concentration is the first of a long list of new and revised guidance promised by Defra’s 2006 ‘Way Forward’ discussion
paper. The overall aim of this guidance is to increase the understanding of practitioners of the role that statistics play in quantifying the uncertainty around
estimates of average contaminant concentrations.
For further information and to download the guidance free from the CL:AIRE website, please click on the following link: