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Oregon Air Quality Monitoring Network
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
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Surface In-Situ Networks
The Air Quality Monitoring Section of the DEQ’s Laboratory Division is responsible for providing accurate scientific data concerning the State of Oregon’s air quality to ensure that the state meets the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) as required by the Federal Clean Air Act.
CONTACT
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality/Air Quality Division
811 SW Sixth Avenue Portland, OR 97204-1390
503-229-5359
labweb@deq.state.or.us
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameOR AQ
CollectiveMesoWest/MADIS
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationOregon
Number of Stations33
Map of Stationshttp://www.deq.state.or.us/lab/aqm/stations/aqmStationMap.htm
CategoryMeteorology, air chemistry, radiation
Parameters (Most)Carbon Monoxide (CO), Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2), Ozone (O3), Total Suspended Particulate (TSP), Fine Particulate (PM10 and PM 2.5), and Lead (Pb)
Paramters (Limited)Wind speed, Wind direction, Temperature, Barometric pressure, Visibility
Archive
Period of Record
Temporal Resolution60 minute
Data SeasonVaries from a complex array of continuous air monitors that operate 24 hours a day year-round to a single sampler with a filter that captures particulates once a week.
Data AvailabilityEvery 10 minutes past the hour
Other PurposesAir quality
FixedNo
MobileNo
PortableNo
UPDATED ON
30 Oct 2009 10:58