Seminar of Environmental Sampling


In the period between 15th and 16th November 2010, IARM in cooperation with German Institute for metrology PTB has organized a two day seminar for technical assessors in the environmental area, Seminar of Environmental sampling - sampling of soil, sampling of soil gas and sampling of water. Seminar has been organized in the IARM Training center and it is part of the PTB project for regional cooperation between countries in South East Europe.   

Participants in the training has been assessors, candidate assessors and experts in environmental area from the accreditation bodies of Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Kosovo and technical assessors and experts in environmental area who are used by IARM.
As a lecturer of this seminar has been Thorsten Spirgath, environmental sampling expert from Germany, specialized for soil and water sampling.
The purpose of the training has been for the participants to attain knowledge about the standards, the way of environmental sampling, equipment for environmental sampling, measurement uncertainty from environmental sampling and the way of assessment of environmental sampling.

At the end of the training, all participants regularly attending the training were awarded a Certificate of Attendance. The aforementioned Certificate accompanied with the acquired knowledge during the training shall provide the participants an opportunity to be engaged as technical assessors in the accreditation bodies in their countries, and also to transfer their knowledge to the conformity assessment bodies which want to be accredited for environmental sampling.