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Field Duplicates

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Field Duplicates - definition(s)

Field Duplicates - Independent samples that are collected as close as possible to the same point in time and space. They are two separate samples taken from the same source, stored in separate containers and analyzed independently. These types of duplicates are useful in characterizing the precision of the sampling process.

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Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, 20 March 2011 09:36:06, External 

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