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International Legal Metrology Organizational Primer

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Author(s)

S. W. Stiefel

Abstract

The world's metrology and legal metrology infrastructure abounds with organizations that play differing roles such as measurement research, standards, and accreditation. Associated with these organizations is a bewildering assortment of acronyms. This article presents the role and responsibilities of these organizations, how they relate to and contrast with each other, and provides a glossary of acronyms with associated internet links.
Citation
NIST Weights and Measures Division

Keywords

accreditation, acronyms, legal metrology, metrology, standardization

Citation

Stiefel, S. (2007), International Legal Metrology Organizational Primer, NIST Weights and Measures Division, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=904068, http://www.nist.gov/owm (Accessed June 23, 2024)

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If you have any questions about this publication or are having problems accessing it, please contact reflib@nist.gov.

Created December 31, 2007, Updated February 19, 2017