Master of Science (MS)
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A method proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency to optimize site remediation, called the CRG approach states that soil cleanup levels are typically misapplied on a point by point basis rather than on average. The effectiveness of the CRG approach will be evaluated for lognormal, exponential, uniform, and normally distributed data by first simulating data sets for each distribution. Next the CRG approach will be applied to the simulated data sets. Finally, the results of the CRG approach will be analyzed.
Alternative; Decision; Evaluation; Remediation; Rule; Site; Statistical
Statistics; Environmental sciences; Environmental engineering; Industrial engineering
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Schultz, Bradley Donald, "Evaluation of an alternative statistical decision rule for site remediation" (1996). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 3257.