This page last reviewed August 27, 2014

The Very Sharp Cut Cyclone, BX-1020, and the latest BAM User's Manuals are now available to ARB staff

The objective of the Air Monitoring Web Manual is to provide standard procedures for maintaining and operating air monitoring stations and detailed instructions for acceptance testing, maintaining, troubleshooting and calibrating specific analyzers or support equipment.

The accuracy and/or validity of data obtained from any analyzer depends upon analyzer performance and operator proficiency. Deviations from the recommended procedures set forth in this manual, as well as in the Manufacturer's Instruction Manual, may result in the collection of invalid data.

Therefore, the station operator must become familiar with the information contained in this manual as well as each Manufacturer's Instruction Manual in order to achieve a minimum level of competence and acceptable level of data quality.

For questions or comments related to these documents, please contact Matthew Vona at (916) 323-1807 or Matt Quok at (916) 445-2555 of the Operations Support Section.

Note: To print an appendix, first download the file to your computer, then open the document and choose print.


Number & TypeDocument NameDate PostedFile Size
400 cal Met One Instruments Beta Attenuation Mass Monitor (BAM-1020)03/28/0723.6 KB
401 cal Met One Instruments Speciation Air Sampling System (Chinook)03/28/0725.1 KB
401 cal Met One Instruments Speciation Air Sampling System (Deltacal)03/28/0727.6 KB
404 cal Rupprecht & Patashnick Co., Inc. Partisol-Plus Model 2025 Sequential Air Sampler (Chinook)03/28/0722.5 KB
404 cal Rupprecht & Patashnick Co., Inc. Partisol-Plus Model 2025 Sequential Air Sampler (Deltacal)03/28/0719.5 KB
406 cal BGI PQ100 Air Sampler03/28/0726.6 KB
407 cal Magee Scientific Aethalometer07/07/0926.1 KB
408 cal Volumetric Flow Control PM10 Samplers01/03/1123.0 KB
409 cal TSI Model 3871 Water-Based Condensation Particle Counter07/07/0924.6 KB

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