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Ambient Monitoring Technology Information Center (AMTIC)

Monitoring Information

The following Web pages provide information about other air monitoring efforts at EPA, the states, and special programs focusing on unique air issues.

EPA Links

  • EPA's Science Advisory Board - The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was established to provide independent scientific and engineering advice to the EPA Administrator.
  • EPA Test Methods Index - A listing of EPA test methods. EPA test methods are approved procedures for measuring the presence and concentration of physical and chemical pollutants; evaluating properties, such as toxic properties, of chemical substances; or measuring the effects of substances under various conditions.
  • Clean Air Status and Trends Network (CASTNET) - CASTNET is the nation's primary source for data on dry acidic deposition and rural, ground-level ozone.

Air Monitoring Information

  • AIRNOW - The EPA, NOAA, NPS, tribal, state, and local agencies developed the AIRNow Web site to provide the public with easy access to national air quality information. The Web site offers daily AQI forecasts as well as real-time AQI conditions for over 300 cities across the US, and provides links to more detailed State and local air quality Web sites.
  • National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) formerly STAPPA/ALAPCO Exit - State and Territorial Air Pollution Program Administrators / Association of Local Air Pollution Control Officials homepage. Contains links to many State and Local Agency homepages and other resources.
  • Tribal Air Monitoring Center Exit - The Tribal Air Monitoring Center was created through a partnership between tribes, the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, and EPA. It is the first technical training center designed specifically to meet the needs of tribes involved in air quality management and offers an array of training and support services to tribal air professionals.
  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) Exit - NAPD is a nationwide network of precipitation monitoring sites. The network is a cooperative effort between many different groups, including the State Agricultural Experiment Stations, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and numerous other governmental and private entities.