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Connecticut Ambient Air Monitoring Network
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Operational
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Surface In-Situ Networks
The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Bureau of Air Management, Ambient Air Monitoring Group monitors air quality to protect public health and the environment. The monitoring of air quality data is crucial to determine compliance with the Federal EPA primary and secondary air quality standards and to evaluate how well pollution control and abatement strategies are working to clean the air.
CONTACT
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection
79 Elm Street Hartford, CT 06106-5127
(860) 424-3000
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameCT AQ
Collective
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationConnecticut
Number of Stations26
Map of Stationshttp://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?a=2684&q=321798&depNav_GID=1744
Categorymeteorology, air chemistry, radiation
Parameters (Most)Ozone, Particulate matter 2.5, Temperature, Wind speed, Wind direction
Paramters (Limited)Particulate matter 2.5 speciation, Black carbon, Sulfur dioxide, Nitrogen oxides, Carbon monoxide, Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Stations, Dioxins, Particulate matter 10, Rainfall, Solar radiation, Dew point, Barometric pressure
Archive
Period of Record1970's-current
Temporal Resolution
Data SeasonVaries by instrument
Data Availability
Other Purposes
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
UPDATED ON
7 Oct 2009 13:22