Standardization of Water Analysis Within the CEN and ISO: The Example of Water Microbiology

  1. Pertti Heinonen1,
  2. Giuliano Ziglio2 and
  3. André Van Der Beken3
  1. R. Maarit Niemi and
  2. Kirsti Lahti

Published Online: 22 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch24

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

How to Cite

Niemi, R. M. and Lahti, K. (2000) Standardization of Water Analysis Within the CEN and ISO: The Example of Water Microbiology, in Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring (eds P. Heinonen, G. Ziglio and A. Van Der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Finnish Environment Institute, Belsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    Universita di Trento, Italy

  3. 3

    Techware, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471899884

Online ISBN: 9780470511121

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Keywords:

  • international organization for standardization (ISO);
  • european committee for standardization (CEN);
  • Vienna agreement;
  • water microbiological standardization methods;
  • standardization challenges

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

  • The European Committee for Standardization (CEN)

  • The Vienna Agreement between the CEN and ISO

  • How does a national body participate in the work of the CEN and ISO?

  • Standardization of water microbiological methods

  • Challenges in the standardization of microbiological methods