Maine Atmospheric Deposition Monitoring Program
Entry ID: gomc_93

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Summary
Abstract: Maine's Air program was created in response to Federal requirements
under 110 of the Clean Air Act (1970). Following the establishment of National
Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for certain air contaminants (See CAA
109), each state was required to adopt and submit a plan for the
implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of the national standards within
each of its air quality control ... View entire text

Purpose: The purpose of the network is to collect data on the chemistry of
precipitation for monitoring of geographical and temporal long-term trends. The
precipitation at each station is collected weekly according to strict
clean-handling procedures. It is then sent to the Central Analytical Laboratory
where it is analyzed for hydrogen (acidity as pH), sulfate, nitrate, ammonium,
chloride, and base ... View entire text
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Description: Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available
from this web site.

Description: Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available
from this web site.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.67   S: 42.85   E: -66.74   W: -71.31

Parent DIF
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-01
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Bureau of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Protection, Maine Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.maine.gov/dep/air/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ANDREW JOHNSON
Phone: (207) 287-2437
Email: andy.johnson at state.me.us
Contact Address:
17 State House Station
City: Augusta
Province or State: Maine
Postal Code: 04333-0017
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (207) 287-2437
Email: andy.johnson at state.me.us
Contact Address:
17 State House Station
City: Augusta
Province or State: Maine
Postal Code: 04333-0017
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-12-28
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