Software quality assurance in the National Water Information System

Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey, Publisher: Books and Open-File Reports Section [distributor] in Reston, Va, Denver, Colo

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Statementby George R. Dempster, Jr., and Charles F. Merk
SeriesOpen-file report -- 91-218, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 91-218
ContributionsMerk, Charles F, Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Pagination1 v
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Open LibraryOL13614412M

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SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE IN THE NATIONAL WATER INFORMATION SYSTEM By George R. Dempster, Jr., and Charles E Merk ABSTRACT The U.S. Geological Survey's automated information system's software for processing, storing, and retrieving water data is developed and maintained by the National Water Information System Program ofAuthor: G.R.

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The USGS Quality Systems Branch (QSB) represents the Water Mission Area’s commitment to generating environmental data of known quality. QSB produces water and sediment performance-assessment samples and data to provide the USGS laboratory users, USGS laboratories, and field personnel with quantitative performance information to assess data quality.

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While large repositories of standardized machine‐readable water data sets already exist for high‐frequency hydrologic data such as streamflow (e.g., U.S.

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A. laboratory information system, laboratory documents and records, laboratory quality manual, quality control, laboratory facilities and safety, laboratory equipment, laboratory.