2002 Particulate Monitoring Network Description

This page last reviewed December 4, 2003

The 2002 California PM2.5 Monitoring Network Description describes the particulate matter monitoring strategy for California through June 2004. Reviewers of a draft of the report included the air districts in California and the U.S. EPA Region IX. The ARB submitted the 2002 Network Description to U.S. EPA Region IX for approval.

Downloaded a copy of the 2002 California PM2.5 Monitoring Network Description (PDF - 922K).

Detailed listings of the PM2.5 monitoring sites, types of monitors deployed at each site, and a summary of PM2.5 mass data collected at each FRM site are available to download in the following three documents:

  • Appendix A (PDF - 30K), which provides a table of FRM sites in California along with the operating agency, type of monitor, date of first valid sample, sampling schedule, and supporting lab.
  • Appendix B (PDF - 36K), which includes a table of existing and planned PM2.5 monitoring sites in California along with types of PM2.5 mass and speciation samplers operating at each site.
  • Appendix C (PDF - 88K), which includes a summary of PM2.5 FRM mass data at each monitoring site.

Please send questions or comments to ARB's Air Quality Data Program.