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UNI EN ISO 19258 : 2011


A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

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A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

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1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 General
5 Procedures
6 Data handling/quality control
Annex A (informative) - Scale of sampling
Annex B (informative) - Outlier tests

Offers guidance on the principles and main methods for the determination of pedo-geochemical background values and background values for inorganic and organic substances in soils. Also supplies guidance on strategies for sampling and data processing and identifies methods for sampling and analysis.

Ente Nazionale Italiano di Unificazione (UNI)

Standards Relationship
ISO 19258:2005 Identical
EN ISO 19258:2011 Identical

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
ISO 11466:1995 Soil quality — Extraction of trace elements soluble in aqua regia
ISO 11074:2015 Soil quality — Vocabulary
ISO 11259:1998 Soil quality Simplified soil description
ISO 10381-1:2002 Soil quality Sampling Part 1: Guidance on the design of sampling programmes
ISO 11272:2017 Soil quality — Determination of dry bulk density
ISO 10693:1995 Soil quality Determination of carbonate content Volumetric method
ISO 11271:2002 Soil quality — Determination of redox potential — Field method
ISO 13877:1998 Soil quality Determination of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons Method using high -performance liquid chromatography
ISO 18287:2006 Soil quality Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) Gas chromatographic method with mass spectrometric detection (GC-MS)
ISO 11277:2009 Soil quality Determination of particle size distribution in mineral soil material Method by sieving and sedimentation
ISO 8165-1:1992 Water quality — Determination of selected monovalent phenols — Part 1: Gas-chromatographic method after enrichment by extraction
ISO 10381-5:2005 Soil quality Sampling Part 5: Guidance on the procedure for the investigation of urban and industrial sites with regard to soil contamination
ISO 11047:1998 Soil quality Determination of cadmium, chromium, cobalt, copper, lead, manganese, nickel and zinc Flame and electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometric methods
ISO 10382:2002 Soil quality — Determination of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls — Gas-chromatographic method with electron capture detection
ISO 14869-1:2001 Soil quality — Dissolution for the determination of total element content — Part 1: Dissolution with hydrofluoric and perchloric acids
ISO 13536:1995 Soil quality — Determination of the potential cation exchange capacity and exchangeable cations using barium chloride solution buffered at pH = 8,1
ISO 14869-2:2002 Soil quality Dissolution for the determination of total element content Part 2: Dissolution by alkaline fusion
ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems — Requirements
ISO 10390:2005 Soil quality Determination of pH
ISO 9000:2015 Quality management systems — Fundamentals and vocabulary
ISO 14235:1998 Soil quality Determination of organic carbon by sulfochromic oxidation
ISO 11369:1997 Water quality — Determination of selected plant treatment agents — Method using high performance liquid chromatography with UV detection after solid-liquid extraction
ISO 11260:1994 Soil quality Determination of effective cation exchange capacity and base saturation level using barium chloride solution
ISO 14870:2001 Soil quality — Extraction of trace elements by buffered DTPA solution
ISO 16133:2004 Soil quality Guidance on the establishment and maintenance of monitoring programmes

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