Office of Environment and Heritage NSW

Site

Climate and Atmospheric Science

Accreditation No.

14209

Site No.

14202

Date of Accreditation

02 Mar 2000

Address

Dock 2 (Building 2), 480 Weerona Road
Lidcombe, NSW 2141
Australia

environment.nsw.gov.au

Contact

Mr M Riley P: +61 (02) 99956302

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Calibration

  • The uncertainty of measurement is reported as an expanded uncertainty having a level of confidence of 95% unless stated otherwise
Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Chemical metrology - Dynamic gas blenders Dynamic gas blenders Mass flow Absolute method

in-house method CAL-001

5 to 200 cm3/min (at STP)  and 500 to 10,000 cm3/min (at STP) 

Capability

Calibration of gas diluters (mass flow controllers)

by in-house method CAL-001

in the ranges 5 to 200 cm3/min (at STP) and 500 to 10,000 cm3/min (at STP)

with calibration and measurement capability of -

0.3 % of full scale

Chemical metrology - Gas analysers Gas analysers Concentration Direct measurement by certified reference material AS 3580 6.1 and in-house CAL 004 20 ppb to 520 ppb

Capability

With calibration and  measurement capability of-

1.4 ppb + 0.4 % of the reading  in the range of 20 ppb to 520 ppb for ozone

Flow metrology - Flow measuring devices and systems Orifice meters Flow rate Direct measurement by critical flow venturi nozzle

in-house methods CAL-002 and CAL-006

Capability

 with calibration and measurement capability of -
 0.5 % of reading from 1 L/min to 20 L/min

Flow metrology - Environmental flow measuring devices and systems Air sampling pumps and meters Flow rate Comparison with a reference meter; Volumetric transfer in-house method CAL-003

Capability

Calibration of piston meters

with calibration and measurement capability of -

0.3 % of reading from 1 L/min to 20 L/min

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Air - Ambient Particulate matter - PM10 Beta attenuation monitors

AS/NZS 3580 9.11

Nitrogen - Oxidised Calculation; Chemiluminescence

AS 3580 5.1

Carbon monoxide Direct reading instrument AS 3580 7.1
Sulfur dioxide Direct reading instrument AS 3580 4.1
Light scattering Nephelometry

AS/NZS 3580 12.1

Particulate matter - PM10; Particulate matter - PM2.5 Tapered element oscillating microbalance (TEOM) AS/NZS 3580.9.13 (Dichot TEOM with FDMS)
Particulate matter - PM2.5 Beta attenuation monitors

AS/NZS 3580 9.12 

Ozone Direct reading instrument AS 3580 6.1
Particulate matter - PM10 Tapered element oscillating microbalance (TEOM)

AS 3580 9.8

Particulate matter - PM10 Tapered element oscillating microbalance (TEOM) AS/NZS 3580.9.16 (TEOM with FDMS)
Meteorological monitoring Atmosphere Wind direction; Wind speed - Horizontal Ultrasonic anemometer

AS/NZS 3580 14

Sample collection Air - Ambient Not applicable High volume air sampler (HVAS) TSP using AS/NZS 3580.9.3

Not applicable Filter paper AS 3580 9.10 (Particulates PM2.5); AS/NZS 3580 1.1 (Site selection for ambient station)

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