CSN Documentation

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Data Validation Guide

CSN Validation Guide

Quick Reference Guide

CSN Data Validation & DART Webinar (with EPA, UC Davis, and Sonoma Technology):

CSN Validation Training Webinar Video — June 2020

CSN Validation Training Webinar Slides — June 2020

CSN Validation Training Webinar Video – July 2019

CSN Validation Training Webinar Slides – July 2019

 

Project Documentation

Quality Assurance Project Plan

Quality Management Plan

Annual Reports

2016 Report

2017 Report

2018 Report

 

Data Advisories

Vanadium Calibration Bias

Carbon Analyzer Signal Integration Threshold Modified

XRF Protocol Change

Intermittent Contamination of Cr & Ni

 

Standard Operating Procedures

Hybrid Integrating Plate/Sphere Method

SOP #277: Optical Absorption Analysis of PM 2.5 Samples

TI #277A: Preparation of HIPS Analysis

TI #277B: Performing HIPS Analysis

TI #277C: QA/QC of FIlters Using HIPS

SI #277: Hardware Specifications

X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis

SOP #302: X-ray Fluorescence Analysis of Aerosol Deposits on PTFE Filters

TI #302A: LN2 Fills and Calibrations

TI #302B: Receiving and Inventorying of CSN Samples

TI #302C: Sample Changes for 8-Position Trays

TI #302D: Quality Assurance/Quality Checks of XRF Performance

Carbon Analysis

SOP #402: TOR Carbon Analysis Using a Sunset Carbon Analyzer

TI #402A: Receiving and Inventorying of CSN Samples

TI #402B: Carbon Analysis Daily Operation

TI #402C: Gas Cylinder Change

TI #402D: Troubleshooting

TI #402E: Instrument Startup and Shutdown

TI #402F: Main Oven Temperature Calibration

TI #402G: Punch Certification

TI #402H: Sucrose Generation

TI #402I: Flow Sensor Calibration

Ion & Carbon Analysis by DRI:

Cation Analysis of Filter Extracts and Precipitation Samples by Ion Chromatography using the DIONEX ICS-5000 System (#2-228r2)

DRI Model 2015 Multiwavelenth Thermal/Optical Carbon Analysis(TOR/TOT) of Aerosol Filter Samples -- Method IMPROVE_A for the CSN

Anion Analysis of Filter Extracts and Precipitation Samples by Ion Chromatography using the DIONEX ICS-5000 System for the Chemical Speciation Network

Data Processing and Validation

SOP #801: Processing and Validating Raw Data

TI #801A: CSN Data Ingest

TI #801B: CSN Data Processing

TI #801C: CSN Data Validation

TI #801D: Data Delivery

Long-Term Archiving of Filters and Extracts

SOP #901: Long-term Archiving of Filters

TI #901: Long-term Archiving of Filters

SOP #902: Laboratory Documentation Practices