DEP Round Robin Exercises
DEP Internal Macroinvertebrate Taxonomic Round Robin
All Florida DEP macroinvertebrate taxonomists who analyze Stream Condition
Index, Biorecon, or Lake Condition Index samples must participate in this annual
round robin exercise. This exercise is for DEP staff only.
Macroinvertebrate Taxonomic RR SOP
Everglades Phosphorus Round Robin (1995-2008)
Round Robin SOP The procedure used for the Everglades Total Phosphorus Round Robin events.
Everglades Round Robin Data Compilation of
reported results and site plots for Total Phosphorus Round Robin sample sets. Files are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. The latest version is Round Robin XV.
Statistical Analysis and Summary of ERR Exercises for Phosphorus
18 (PDF, 300 kB)
Exercise 17 (PDF,
Exercise 16 (PDF,
Exercise 15 (PDF,
Exercise 14 (PDF, 178 kB)
Exercise 13 (PDF, 183 kB)
12 (PDF, 132 kB)
Exercises 10-11 (PDF, 255 kB)
Exercises 8-9 (PDF, 287 kB)
Exercises 2-7 (PDF, 157 kB)
Statistical Report (PDF, 272 kB) A statistical evaluation of Everglades RR 5 results from Dr. Pi-Erh Lin and Dr. Xufeng Niu, FSU Department of Statistics. (This version replaces the report previously posted. Modifications have been made to correct minor typographical errors in the ANOVA summary of Table 1, and the C-W distances in Tables 3 and 5. These changes do NOT affect the resulting final evaluation!)
Phosphorus Round Robin (STPRR)
Mercury SOP-(PDF) Procedure used for the Total and Methyl Mercury Round Robin Exercise.
Mercury Round Robin Data Compilation of
reported results and site plots for Mercury Round Robin sample sets. Files are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. The latest version is Round Robin VI.
Determination of Sample Size for Mercury Round Robin Exercises-(PDF) Data from Mercury Round Robins 1 and 2 were used to determine an effective sample size (minimum number of labs and minimum number of samples) for future mercury round robins. Analysis performed by Dr. Pi-Erh Lin and Dr. Xufeng Niu, FSU Department of Statistics.
FPE Bottle Study-(PDF, 6.8 MB) Report by FDEP Bureau of Laboratories
comparing glass and fluorinated polyethylene (FPE) sample containers.
Statistical Analysis and Summary of
Additional Information about Everglades Round Robins
Laboratory Audits In response to a request from the Everglades Technical Advisory Committee (ETAC) and the Department's Everglades Section, the Environmental Assessment Section will begin performing systems audits of laboratory activities in the near future.
Detecting Change Points in the Species Composition and Water Quality Data of WCA2A by Drs. Xu-Feng Niu, Pi-Erh Lin, and Duane Meeter, FSU Department of Statistics. This is an Adobe Acrobat PDF file (updated 12-1-00, PDF, 223 kB).
Appendix A: Statistical Methods for Laboratory Data Evaluation The statistical methodology used for evaluating the Everglades Phosphorus and Mercury Round Robins. The methodology was developed by Dr. Pi-Erh Lin and Dr. Xufeng Niu, FSU Department of Statistics.
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