Air Quality Monitoring in West Virginia, USDA/FS
Entry ID: USDA_FS76

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Summary
Abstract: "Air Quality Monitoring" is a long-term dataset that continually
measures ambient air quality in forested areas of West Virginia, based
on parameters measured by the National Dry Deposition Network (NDDN).
Data collected in USDA Forest Service Timber and Watershed Research
Lab, Parsons, WV; Monongahela National Forest, Bearden Knob - Canaan
Heights, WV.

Collection Methodology: National Dry Deposition Network (NDDN) data
collected: site, date, time, precipitation (inches), wind direction (0
to 360 deg), wind speed (meters/second), temperature (deg C), relative
humidity (%), ozone (ppb), solar radiation (Watt/meter
squared). Additional data collected included sulfur dioxide (ppb),
nitrogen oxide (ppb), and nitrous oxides (ppb).
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Description: Access to USDA Catalog #76 information and data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.88   S: 36.96   E: -77.48   W: -82.89

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USDA/FS
Dataset Title: Air Quality Monitoring
Dataset Release Date: 1994
Dataset Release Place: PA
Dataset Publisher: USDA/FS/NE
Issue Identification: Catalog #76
Online Resource: http://www.fs.fed.us/ne/global/ltedb/catalogs/cat76.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Access Constraints The data are public domain and access is free and open to all.
Originating Center
Data Center
Northeastern Research Station, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.fs.fed.us/ne/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MARY BETH ADAMS
Phone: (304) 478-2000
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service
P.O. Box 404
City: Parsons
Province or State: WV
Postal Code: 26287
Country: USA
Publications/References
Adams, Mary Beth; Kochenderfer, James N.; Edwards, Pamela J.; Angradi,
Theodore. 1993. Research on acidic deposition and other air pollutants
at the Fernow Experimental Forest. In: Keller, E.C., Jr.,
ed. Proceedings of the West Virginia Academy of Science. Vol. 65(1);
1993 April 3; Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, WV. Huntington, WV:
Marshall University Printing Services: 1. Abstract.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1997-09-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2002-10-24
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