Composite sample, weighted: A sample composed of two or more portions collected at specific times and added together in volumes related to the flow at time of collection. Compare grab sample ...
A series of water samples taken over a given period of time and weighted by flow rate.
A representative sample created by the homogenization of multiple samples from multiple sampling locations within the same general area.
composite samples Samples collected at regular intervals, sometimes in proportion to the existing flow, and then combined to form a sample representative of flow over a period of time.
compositing Combining more than one sample for analysis.
Composite sample - A sample which is made by combining samples from two or more locations. The sample can be of water, soil or another medium.
composite sample is a collection of individual samples
obtained at regular intervals, usually every one or two hours
during a 24-hour time span. Each individual sample is ...
A flow of water, waste or other material from a particular place in a plant to the location where samples are collected for testing. May be used to obtain grab or composite samples.
Source: Terms of the Environment
Compositing: The combining and homogenizing of samples (e.g., soils) prior to preforming an analysis of the composite sample.
See also: Water, Waste, Biological, Table, Hazard