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Precision and accuracy assessments for state and local air monitoring networks, 1984

Raymond C. Rhodes

Precision and accuracy assessments for state and local air monitoring networks, 1984

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory in Research Triangle Park, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air quality management -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Raymond C. Rhodes, E. Gardner Evans.
    ContributionsEvans, E. Gardner., Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17833570M

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OVERVIEW: ACCURACY, PRECISION, AND BIAS IN CONTINUOUS EMISSION MONITORING SYSTEMS BACKGROUND Public concern with the environmental impact of acid rain resulted in Title IV of the Clean Air Act Amendments of which established emission standards for sulfur dioxide (SO 2) and nitrogen oxides (NO x), the primary pollutants causing acid rain.

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Environmental monitoring describes the processes and activities that need to take place to characterize and monitor the quality of the environment. Environmental monitoring is used in the preparation of environmental impact assessments, as well as in many circumstances in which human activities carry a risk of harmful effects on the natural environment.

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The Importance of Error, Accuracy, and Precision Until quite recently, people involved in developing and using GIS paid little attention to the problems caused by error, inaccuracy, and imprecision in spatial datasets.

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