Lexington, Massachusetts – After being registered to the ISO 9001:1994 standard in July of 2000, AER received its first annual surveillance audit on June 14, 2001. The auditors, National Quality Assurance, USA who are accredited by ANSI*RAB, reported "No issues resulting from this assessment. Nice job!"
At the closing meeting, Mr. Mark Revett, the Lead Auditor for the NQA audit, stated "This is only the second time in my career that I seen this – and I have been auditing for a long time!"
Cecilia Sze, AER's President and CEO, stated "I am pleased that our efforts have been recognized. Quality is important to us and our customers – and I ensure that our quality system is effectively implemented at all levels of the company."
AER's Quality Management System is defined in its Quality Manual, which includes our quality policy:
"Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc., develops science-based information services for business and government to support decisions that enable the intelligent use of our environment. It is our policy that we provide these services to standards of quality that meet or exceed the requirements of our customers and that are monitored and controlled to provide continuous improvement."
AER's quality system is designed to facilitate the continuous improvement of our services and overall operations. It is particularly designed to support the creative nature of our research, and to accommodate the particular needs of our clients.
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions relating to our Quality Management System, please contact us.
Founded in 1977, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. is an award-winning environmental research and consulting company with demonstrated expertise in remote sensing, satellite meteorology, numerical weather prediction, climatology, atmospheric and oceanic circulation diagnostics, atmospheric chemistry, air quality and risk assessment, environmental mathematical modeling, planetary sciences, and systems engineering. In addition to its Lexington, MA headquarters, AER has offices in Washington, D.C.; San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, and Omaha, NE.