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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Quality Assurance Program

In carrying out its mission, DES relies upon many different types of scientific data that enable it to better evaluate and measure existing environmental conditions, to identify and understand areas of concern, to assign responsibility for these areas, and to promote dialog among a diverse group of stakeholders on environmental issues.

The data DES collects uses must be scientifically-defensible, and the quality of that data must be appropriate for its intended uses. DES, through its Quality Assurance System (QAS), is moving towards a more systematic approach to the management of data and overall quality assurance issues across the department. This QAS is described in the DES Quality Management Plan (QMP) and is frequently updated to highlight the evolving improvements to the system. more …

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NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
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