Incident Air Monitoring

This page has been updated as of February 2018

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2017 Annual Report

IAMS has released its second annual report. The 2017 IAMS Annual Report outlines IAMS acitivites for 2017 and future objectives.

California Office of Emergency Services Contact List

The CalOES Emergency Services Contact List provides names and contact information for each counties Emergency Service Coordiantor. When requesting emergency air monitoring equipment from the California Air Resources Board: Incident Air Monitoring Section, contact the Emergency Service Coordinator for assistance. The coordinator can guide you through the mission tasking process to request services from the Incident Air Monitoring Section.

Incident Air Monitoring Section: Mission Request Procedure

The California Air Resources Board (CARB): Incident Air Monitoring Section (IAMS) has created a step by step procedure to request emergency air monitoring services from the CARB. This procedure applies to any emergency involving the release of a hazardous airborne contaminant when a local agency has exhausted its resources to protect public health or the environment. The Incident Air Monitoring Section can provide State-level support for air contaminant monitoring, sampling, analysis, and dispersion modeling.

The Incident Air Monitoring Section: Mission Request Procedure (Oct 2017) provides a detailed procedure on how to request support from the Incident Air Monitoring Section and provides contact information for requesting assistance.


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 The IAMS Field Team on-site during the 2010 Golden Guardian exercise.     Smoke Billows over Lake Tahoe during the 2007 Angora fire 
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