||Quality Assurance Audits of the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) State-Operated Precipitation Collection Network.
Eaton, W. C. ;
Moore, C. E. ;
Ward, D. A. ;
||Research Triangle Inst., Research Triangle Park, NC.;Environmental Monitoring Systems Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
State government ;
Quality assurance ;
Technical assistance ;
Collecting methods ;
Measuring instruments ;
State Operated Precipitation Network ;
Environmental Protection Agency
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The document is a summary report of the findings from quality assurance and technical assistance visits made in 1985-86 to the 27 sites that comprise the State-Operated Precipitation Network. The network is staffed mainly by state environmental agencies and forestry commissions. It is under the overall sponsorship of regional and national offices of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Protocols and procedures followed in conducting the site visits are described. Results of systems and performance audits are discussed for siting, collection equipment, and the field support laboratories.