Method comparability

What is Method comparability?

Method comparability meaning The characteristics that allow data produced by multiple methods to meet or exceed the data-quality objectives of primary or secondary data users. These characteristics need to be defined but would likely include data-quality objectives, bias, precision, information on data comparability, and so forth (ITFM/Data Methods Collection Task Group).

 

reference: USGS – Glossary of Water-Quality Monitoring Term