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Mr. James E. Norris ()

Electronics Technician

Mr. Norris is responsible for ozone and mercury instrument calibrations under NIST Calibration Services. Measurements of ozone concentrations up to 1000 nmol/mol are performed using an ultraviolet photometric technique.  He is also responsible for operation and production of NIST Standard Reference Instrument (SRI 6008), the NIST Ozone Standard Reference Photometer, which serves globally as an ozone reference standard.  Measurements of mercury concentrations in the range of 0.25 to 300.0 ug/m3 are performed by comparison to a NIST Prime mercury generator which has been certified by an ID-ICPMS technique.


  •  B. Stephen Carpenter Award, 2019
  • Judson C. French Award, 2005

 Membership and Professional Activities:

  •  Air and Waste Management Association


NIST's Engagement with CCQM Studies from 1992 to 2023: History and Performance

David L. Duewer, Christina Cecelski, Megan Cleveland, Nancy Lin, Katrice Lippa, Jacqueline L. Mann, John L. Molloy, Michael Nelson, James E. Norris, Kenneth W. Pratt, Sumona Sarkar, Hratch G. Semerjian, Robert L. Watters
This report documents the engagement and measurement performance of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in studies coordinated by the
Created October 9, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022