This page last reviewed April 20, 2012

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 UpdatedFile Size
500 chk Meteorological Instruments03/28/0735.4 KB
500 sop T Meteorological Parameter Procedures for Wind Speed Sensors03/28/071.12 MB
501 sop V Meteorological Parameter Procedure for Wind Direction Sensors03/28/07 563 KB
502 sop AA Meteorological Parameter Procedures for Inside/Outside Temperature Sensors03/28/07 402 KB
503 sop U Meteorological Parameters Percent Relative Humidity Sensors03/28/071.66 MB
504 sop AL Meteorological Parameters for Met One 090D Barometric Sensor03/28/07 629 KB
505 sop AG Radian Lower Atmospheric03/28/07 568 KB

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