SANREM quality assurance and management of environmental and other data is modeled after quality assurance guidelines developed by the USEPA for projects involving the collection of environmental data. Sources of information on quality assurance and management that may be helpful in developing a quality assurance project plan for your SANREM research project include:
- EPA's Quality System for Environmental Data and Technology Website
- Specifications for Quality Management Plans for organizations that receive funding from EPA. EPA/240/B-01/002 (March 2001, PDF 86KB) These specifications are equivalent to Chapter 3 of EPA Manual 5360. For more information and resources, see Tools – Quality Management Plans. EPA Requirements for QA Project Plans (QA/R-5)
- Specifications for QA Project Plans prepared for activities conducted by or funded by EPA. EPA/240/B-01/003 (March 2001 PDF 120KB) These specifications are equivalent to Chapter 5 of EPA Manual 5360. For more information and resources, see Tools – QA Project Plans.