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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
Compatibility Assessment and Bias Estimation for Standard Reference Materials

NIST produces a number of food-matrix Standard Reference Materials. A problem that frequently occurs in their analysis is one of assessing … more

Quantifying Uncertainty in Accelerometer Sensitivity Studies

To compare the sensitivity of linear accelerometers. more

Maps of Non-hurricane Non-tornadic Extreme Wind Speeds for the Contiguous United States

The goal of this project is to propose a new set of maps of extreme wind speeds for the next revision of Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and … more

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

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