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Air Sensor Toolbox

Newsletter Articles and Fact Sheets on Air Sensor Technology

A sample of EPA Science Matters Newsletter articles and fact sheets on air sensor technology research at EPA provides information on the types of studies and other activities being conducted to advance the development and application of air sensors.

Additional Science Matters newsletter articles on air sensor technology.

Highlighted Newsletter Articles

Study Explores Ways to Improve Accuracy of Air Sensors (May 6, 2020)

Studies Advance Air Monitoring During Wildfires and Improve Forecasting of Smoke (July 30, 2019)

EPA Scientists Evaluate Low-Cost Air Sensors in Phoenix, Arizona (July 30, 2019)

Study Assesses Long-Term Capabilities of Air Sensors (June 18, 2019)

EPA Researchers Share Lessons Learned from Citizen Science Research Projects (May 21, 2019)

New EPA Citizen Science Quality Assurance Handbook Provides Best Practices for Citizen Science Projects (March 16, 2019)

Fact Sheets on Air Sensor Technology

Kolibri System Enables Mobile Measurement of Air Emissions at the Source 

Researchers at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are developing and demonstrating the Kolibri, an air emission sensor/sampler instrument, for use on small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) and ground-mobile applications. The instrument can remotely and safely sample emissions from a variety of open area sources such as wildland fires and industrial plumes.  

Six Questions to Consider Before Purchasing Air Sensor Technology

This flyer provides a short reference guide of key considerations that can help users with making decisions about selection and use of an air sensor technology.

Real-time Geospatial Data Viewer (RETIGO)

The Real-time Geospatial Data Viewer (RETIGO) is an EPA-developed web-based tool for researchers and citizen scientists to explore their air measurements.