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Santa Barbara Air Quality Monitoring Network
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
REQUEST PROCEDURE
http://dasdata1.sbcapcd.org/StationSummary.aspx
Surface In-Situ Networks
Each monitoring station is sited to meet one or more of the following objectives: (1) to determine representative concentrations of air pollution in highly populated areas; (2) to determine the impact of specific businesses or other sources of pollution; (3) to determine general background pollution levels in areas not directly affected by cars, businesses and other man-made pollution sources; and (4) to determine the highest pollution levels in the county. The network of all stations combined must meet all four objectives.
CONTACT
Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District
260 N San Antonio Rd, Suite A Santa Barbara, CA 93110-1315
(805) 961-8800
apcd@sbcapcd.org
http://www.sbcapcd.org/apcd/contacts.htm
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameCA Santa Barbara AQ
CollectiveMesoWest/MADIS
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationCalifornia
Number of Stations12 Prevention of Significant Deterioration stations and 8 State and Local Air Monitoring stations
Map of Stationshttp://www.sbcapcd.org/airdata/monmap.htm
Categorymeteorology, air chemistry
Parameters (Most)Ozone
Paramters (Limited)Carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, PM-10, PM2.5, sulfur dioxide, wind speed, and wind direction, temperature
Archive
Period of Record
Temporal Resolution60 minute
Data SeasonSome pollutants are measured continuously 24 hours a day. Twelve stations measure continuously for ozone. PM10 is measured continuously at the Santa Barbara and Santa Maria stations, and PM2.5 is measured continuously at those two stations and also at th
Data Availability
Other PurposesAir quality
FixedNo
MobileNo
PortableYes
UPDATED ON
2 Nov 2009 10:26