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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

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The Entire Document (30 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 Monthly 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