Guide to Instruments and Methods of Observation. Volume V – Quality Assurance and Management of Observing Systems. 2018 edition.
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This chapter is general and covers operational meteorological observing systems of any size or nature. Although the guidance it gives on quality management is expressed in terms that apply to large networks of observing stations, it should be read to apply even to a single station.Quality managementQuality management provides the principles and the methodological frame for operations, and coordinates activities to manage and control an organization with regard to quality. Quality assurance and quality control are the parts of any successful quality management system. Quality assurance focuses on providing confidence that quality requirements will be fulfilled and includes all the planned and systematic activities implemented in a quality management system so that quality requirements for a product or service will be fulfilled. Quality control is associated with those components used to ensure that the quality requirements are fulfilled and includes all the operational techniques and ac.....
PublisherWorld Meteorological Organization
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CitationWorld Meteorological Organization (2018) Guide to Instruments and Methods of Observation. Volume V – Quality Assurance and Management of Observing Systems. 2018 edition. Geneva, Switzerland, Wrld Meteorological Organization, 121pp.(WMO-No. 8)
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