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Global Warming and Greenhouse Gases
Last Updated Date: 09/20/2013

The Gas Metrology Group has undertaken a major climate change program that involves collaborations with key stakeholders in the United States and … more

Traceable Calibration Gases: SRMs, NTRMS, and Protocol Gases
Last Updated Date: 05/13/2013

The Gas Metrology Group in the Chemical Sciences Division is tasked with providing traceability in gas analysis for the U.S. This group works with … more

CCQM Activities in the Gas Analysis Working Group
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2012

NIST's Chemical Sciences Division Gas Metrology group has participated in over 20 Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance-Metrology in … more

International Comparisons
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2012

Because of NIST's role as the National Metrology Institute (NMI) in the U.S., the Chemical Sciences Division's measurement capabilities must be … more

NIST Traceable Reference Material Program for Gas Standards
Last Updated Date: 10/22/2012

Two NIST programs provide calibration gas standards with NIST analyses and concentration value assignment: the Standard Reference Material (SRM) … more

New Gas Standard Reference Materials to Support the Automotive Industry
Last Updated Date: 10/22/2012

The American Industry/Government Emissions Research (AIGER) Consortium is working to facilitate the automobile industry meeting more stringent … more

Audit of EPA Protocol Gas Suppliers
Last Updated Date: 10/22/2012

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

Fundamental Chemical Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/22/2012

The Chemical Sciences Division serves as the Nation’s reference laboratory for chemical compositional measurements and standards to enhance U.S. … more

Novel Stationary Phase Materials in Separation Science Research
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2012

Research activities in separation science continue to focus on investigations of the fundamental physical and chemical processes that influence … more

The NIST Standard Reference Photometer for Ozone Measurement Traceability
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

The NIST Standard Reference Photometer (SRP), developed jointly with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), has provided an … more

Instrument Standards for Detection of Hazardous Chemical Vapors
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

The overarching goal of this project is to develop and disseminate measurement tools to improve the accuracy and reliability of chemical … more

Development of Standards for the World Meteorological Organization, Global Atmosphere Watch Program
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

The presence of hydrocarbons in the atmosphere has become important to climate change assessment studies due to their role as precursors to ozone … more

Gas Standards in Support of NASA’s Space Shuttle Monitoring Program
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Kennedy Space Center requires accurate gas mixtures containing argon, helium, hydrogen, … more

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