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Eliminating Bias

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Experience from implementing the Acid Rain Program has shown that CEM operators can eliminate bias from monitoring systems by instituting appropriate installation, operation, and quality assurance procedures. Certification test review has revealed that many sources could benefit from assistance in recognizing the physical and operational problems that produce systematic error and their available remedies.

The Operator’s Guide is designed to meet this need. Used as a reference document, the Guide makes it easier for CEM operators to improve monitor accuracy and meet regulatory requirements. We recommend browsing the entire Operator’s Guide to Eliminating Bias in CEM Systems (PDF) (122 pp., 1.1 MB) since it contains many internally cross-linked items. However, if your computer cannot support this, you can view individual chapters below.

The Guide is organized into eight chapters:


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