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Rhode Island Ambient Air Monitoring Network
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
Surface In-Situ Networks
Periodically collects, analyzes and interprets the results of samples for a variety of toxic organic substances to determine the impacts from particular sources or to evaluate potential neighborhood problems. Predicts air quality for the following day and alerts the public of elevated ozone and particulate matter concentrations.
CONTACT
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management/Office of Air Resources
235 Promenade Street Providence, RI 02908-5767
401-222-2808 x7041
lenny.giuliano@dem.ri.gov
http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/benviron/air/index.htm
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameRI AQ
Collective
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeForecasting
LocationRhode Island
Number of Stations8
Map of StationsSee website above for the 2009 Air Network Monitoring Plan
Categoryair chemistry
Parameters (Most)Particulate matter 2.5
Paramters (Limited)Solar & UV radiation, Ozone, Sulfur dioxide, Particulate matter 10, Black carbon, Lead, Nitrogen oxides, Wind speed & direction, Temperature, Nitrogen dioxide, Carbon monoxide, Carbonyls, Barometric pressure, Relative humidity, Precipitation
Archive
Period of Record
Temporal Resolution
Data SeasonMostly continuous- Varies by parameter and station
Data Availability
Other PurposesAir quality
FixedNo
MobileNo
PortableNo
UPDATED ON
30 Oct 2009 15:12