From Technical Courses
This new 1-day course provides a fundamental understanding of the considerations and requirements of ambient air quality and meteorological monitoring. This course covers station siting criteria all the way through data submittal, and includes a brief outdoor lab to exemplify the siting process, as well as the operation of multiple tools of the trade. Further instrumentation discussion and examples are conducted in an indoor laboratory setting. Real-world monitoring challenges will be discussed and experiences shared.
Course topics includes:
- Station siting and monitoring plans
- Regulatory guidance
- Equipment selection
- Data management and ongoing quality assurance
- Monitoring versus modeling