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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) helps ensure that U.S. organizations (and their products and services) achieve the highest levels of quality through efforts including the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP), the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), calibration services, the production of reference materials and data, and by maintaining and transmitting accurate measurements to state agencies and industry.

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Programs and Projects
Detecting Change Points in Surface Temperature Records

The long records (sometimes over 100 years) of surface temperatures available from meteorological monitoring stations in the Unites States can be … more

metRology Software Project

The goal of the metRology software project is to provide a set of specialized functions for statistical metrology as a package for the R software … more

Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program

The Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program , coordinated by the Chemical Sciences Division, supports measurement technology for … more

metRology for Microsoft Excel Software Project

The goal of the metRology for Microsoft Excel* software project is to provide a convenient user interface using Microsoft Excel for some of the … more

Audit of EPA Protocol Gas Suppliers

EPA Protocol gas mixture calibration standards are obtained by users to measure emissions of regulated gaseous species to ensure that they comply … more

Development of NIST Standard Reference Materials for Trace Explosives Detection

As part of a multiyear interagency agreement between NIST and the Office of Standards of the Department of Homeland Security, NIST is developing a … more

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