Spatial and Seasonal Patterns and Temporal Variability of Haze and its Constituents in the United States: Report V June 2011

Principal Author:  Jenny L. Hand1

Contributors listed in alphabetical order:
Scott A. Copeland1, Derek E. Day1, Ann M. Dillner2, Hege Indresand2, William C. Malm1, Chuck E. McDade2, Charles T. Moore3, Marc L. Pitchford4, Bret A. Schichtel5, John G. Watson6

The Entire Document (22 megs)

Cover and Table of Contents

Overview and Summary

Chapter 1  – IMPROVE Network – Configuration and Measurements

Chapter 2 – Spatial Patterns of Speciated PM2.5 Aerosol Mass Concentrations

Chapter 3 – Reconstructed Aerosol Light Extinction Coefficients

Chapter 4 – Seasonal Distributions of PM2.5 Aerosol Mass Concentrations

Chapter 5 – Seasonal Distribution of PM2.5 Reconstructed Aerosol Light Extinction Coefficients

Chapter 6 – Trends in IMPROVE Speciated Aerosol Concentrations

Chapter 7 – Urban Excess in PM2.5 Speciated Aerosol Concentrations

Chapter 8 – Uncertainties in PM2.5 Gravimetric and Speciation Measurements

Chapter 9 – Regional Haze Rule Progress Tracking Metrics

Chapter 10 – X-Ray Fluorescence Reference Materials from an Aerosol Generation System

Chapter 11 – Ammonia and Ammonium Measurements from Passive, Modified IMPROVE and CASTNET Samplers

Chapter 12 – IMPROVE Measurements Bibliography

Appendix A – Comparisons between 2005-2008 Data from Collocated IMPROVE and CSN Sites

Appendix B – Annual Mean Mass Concentrations and PM2.5 Mass Fractions for Each Site for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

Appendix C – Annual Mean Reconstructed Light Extinction Coefficients and PM2.5 Extinction Fraction for Each Site for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

Appendix D – Regional Monthly0 Mean Mass Concentrations and PM2.5 Mass Fractions for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

Appendix D – Regional Monthly Mean Mass Concentration Bar Charts for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

Appendix D – Regional Monthly Mean PM2.5 Mass Fraction Bar Charts for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

Appendix E – Regional Monthly Mean Reconstructed Light Extinction Coefficients and PM2.5 Extinction Fraction for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

Appendix E – Regional Monthly Mean Reconstructed Light Extinction Coefficient Bar Charts for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

Appendix E – Regional Monthly Mean PM2.5 Extinction Fraction Bar Charts for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

Appendix F – Long-term (1989-2008) Trends in IMPROVE Speciated Mass Concentrations

Appendix F2 – Short-term (2000-2008) Trends in IMPROVE Speciated Mass Concentrations

Appendix F3 – Visualization of Trends using Win Haze

Appendix G – Regional Haze Rule IMPROVE Progress Tracking Site Data Results by State

 

Data (Excel Files)

Appendix B – Annual Mean Mass Concentrations and PM2.5 Mass Fractions for Each Site for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

Appendix C – Annual Mean Reconstructed Light Extinction Coefficients and PM2.5 Extinction Fraction for Each Site for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

Appendix D – Regional Monthly Mean Mass Concentrations and PM2.5 Mass Fractions for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

Appendix E – Regional Monthly Mean Reconstructed Light Extinction Coefficients and PM2.5 Extinction Fraction for IMPROVE and CSN for 2005-2008

 

 

 

1 Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA), Colorado State University

2Crocker Nuclear Laboratory, University of California, Davis

3Western Governors’ Association, Western Regional Air Partnership

4 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Desert Research Institute

5 National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado

6 Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada