intercalibration

intercalibration

[‚in·tər‚kal·ə′brā·shən]
(analytical chemistry)
A state achieved by a group of laboratories engaged in a monitoring program in which they produce and maintain compatible data outputs.
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This calibration procedure not only validates the on-board system itself, but also verifies the basal intercalibration of vehicles; this means that within the group dispersion, all the roadway segments can be characterized with any of the cars of the test group.
The reliability of the laboratory data was checked using the reference samples of the former Ministry of Geology of the former Soviet Union as well as several international and local reference samples and by participating in intercalibration.
Canopy reflectance was calculated for each waveband based on an intercalibration of the nadir-viewing and the up-looking radiometers with respect to a calibrated barium sulfate panel.
Because the radiation dose estimates in BNCT are based on blood boron concentration, systematic intercalibration studies of boron measurements between different methods and different laboratories would be important.
In the case of earth remote sensing, this allows intercomparison and intercalibration of different sensors in space to create global time series of climate records of high accuracy where some inevitable data gaps can be easily bridged.
A comparison of national approaches to setting ecological status boundaries in phytobenthos assessment for the European Water Framework Directive: results of an intercalibration exercise.
Intercalibration of research survey vessels in fisheries: a review and an application.
In particular, the ecological monitoring & assessment unit within the office of environmental assessment (oea) requires ecological expertise to assist in a wide range of tasks including; design and implementation of the surface water monitoring programme (rivers, lakes, transitional and coastal waters), environmental data management and assessment, environmental reporting, environmental risk assessment, establishing an evidence base to support the development of environmental quality standards, intercalibration of ecological monitoring tools the title of the framework agreement is "agreement for the provision of ecological technical support".
This laboratory has participated in intercalibration studies organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the German Agency for Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Arbeitsmedizine and Umweltmedizin e.