Environmental Sampling and Analytical Methods (ESAM) Program
Components of ESAM
ESAM is a comprehensive program to facilitate a coordinated response following an intentional or accidental homeland security-related contamination incident. This site provides information that supports field and laboratory efforts to characterize contaminated sites and to remediate contamination.
Sample Collection Procedures and Strategies
Analytical Methods and Protocols
Research Program Tools and Resources
Data Management and Visualization
- Scribe - EPA's software tool to assist with managing environmental sampling, observational and monitoring field data.
- Tools Used for Visualizing Sampling and Analysis Data During Response to a Contamination Incident
- Data Management for Wide-area Responses: Literature Review and Operational Expert Feedback
- Data Management for Wide-area Responses: Technology Evaluation and Operational Expert Feedback
Data Quality and Planning
Hover over the components of ESAM below to read a description of that step.