Quality Assurance/Quality Control Program Manual Ambient Air Monitoring Network, Tijuana, Baja California Second Revision; December 12, 1995
California Air Resources Board
Post Office Box 2815
Sacramento, California 95812
Telephone: (916) 323-4397
Fax: (916) 327-8217
The Quality Assurance/Quality Control Program Manual provides operational procedures being used for the collection and reporting of air quality and meteorological monitoring data for the monitoring network in Tijuana, Baja California. These procedures have been designed to meet or exceed the requirements for quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) for ambient monitoring set forth by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and any applicable local regulatory requirements.
This manual provides:
- An overview on the objectives of the QA/QC program
- A list of hardware used on monitoring programs as well as their descriptions and specifications
- Detailed procedures for QA and QC
- An overview of data processing and reporting procedures
In addition, the manual includes appendices that contain detailed information on hardware used on the monitoring programs. This information includes step by step calibration procedures, preventive maintenance schedules and instrument specific forms used by TEAM Environmental Services* in its monitoring program.
*Note: This report was prepared by TEAM Environmental Services, Inc., 970 Los Vallecitos Blvd., Suite 100, San Marcos, CA 92069, for the California Air Resources Board, Monitoring and Laboratory Division, 1927 13th Street, Sacramento, CA 95812.