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Network Plan Part 12 - Southern Monitoring Operation Site Descriptions (continued)

Queens College II Ambient Air Monitoring Station

Queens College II: CUNY - Queens College Campus

Picture of Queens College II Air Monitor

Address: NYS DEC Air Monitoring Building
CUNY - Queens College Campus
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11367

AQS Number: 36-081-0124
DEC Number: 7096-15
County: Brooklyn
Statistical Area: New York City Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 40.73614 N -73.82153 W

The Department originally began monitoring at Queens College for ozone and sulfur dioxide in 1978. This continued until 1997 when the monitoring equipment was removed from Queens College during a major building renovation project on the campus. The AQS Number for the original Queens College site was 36-081-0004. The Queens College II site was originally established during the summer of 2001 for an intensive air pollution study that was coordinated with the State University of New York - University of Albany - Atmospheric Sciences Research Center. In September 2006 the site was redesigned and expanded in a newly constructed building on the Queens College campus. In the future, this site will be one of three NCore sites in New York State.

The FRM fine particulate (PM2.5) monitor located at Queens College is part of the overall PM2.5 monitoring network used for comparison to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards. This is monitoring location is in a highly populated residential area. The site is in close proximity to sensitive groups, primarily young children, at Public School 219. Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Station program sampling began in 2001, however, continuous monitoring with Gas Chromatography for PAMS is not done at this site, as it is conducted at the Pfizer Lab station in the Bronx.

This site is being utilized for the New York City Community Air Survey as part of the PlaNYC initiative.

Queens College II: CUNY - Queens College Campus/PS 219

Parameter information for Queens College II: CUNY - Queens College Campus/PS 219
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
Ozone TEI 49C
Method 047
Ultraviolet
Photometric
Continuous
Low Level SO2 TEI 43i TLE
Method 560
Pulsed Fluorescence Continuous
Oxides of Nitrogen
(NO, NO2, NOx)
TEI 42C
Method 074
Chemiluminescence Continuous
NOY API 200EU
Method 082
Chemiluminescence Continuous
Low Level CO API 300EU
Method 593
Non Dispersive Infrared Continuous
PM2.5 R&P Partisol 2025
Method 118
Gravimetric Daily
PM2.5 Speciation MetOne SASS
Method 811
XRF 1 day in 3
PM2.5, PMcourse,
PM10
Thermo Scientific
1405 DF FDMS
Method 790
TEOM 30°C
Gravimetric
Continuous
PM10 R&P Partisol 2025
Method 127
Gravimetric Daily
Carbon URG 3000
Method 838
IMPROVE TOR 1 day in 3
Sunset Laboratory
Method 5040
Thermal Optical Semi-continuous
Sulfate TEI 5020i Pulsed Fluorescence Semi-continuous
Toxics Canister
Method 150
GC/MS 1 day in 6
Carbonyl DNPH Cartridge
Method 202
HPLC - Ultraviolet Absorption 1 day in 6
Wind Speed/direction Method 020 --- Continuous
Temperature Method 040 --- Continuous
Barometric Pressure Method 011 --- Continuous
Relative Humidity Method 011 --- Continuous

Riverhead

Picture of Riverhead Air Monitor

Address: Cornell University
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Long Island Horticultural Research Center
3059 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901

AQS Number: 36-103-0004
DEC Number: 5155-01
New York State County: Suffolk
Statistical Area: New York City Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 40.96078 N -72.71238 W

The Riverhead air monitoring station was established in 1992 as a seasonal ozone site. It is utilized as a regional ozone site, given its downwind proximity to New York City. The ozone data are reported to the AIRNow system.

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following table:

Parameter information for Riverhead
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
Ozone TEI 49C
Method 047
Ultraviolet
Photometric
Continuous
(during the NYS Ozone Season)

Susan Wagner

Picture of Susan Wagner Air Monitor

Address: New York City Department of Education
Susan E. Wagner High School
1200 Manor Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314

AQS Number: 36-085-0067
DEC Number: 7097-01
New York State County: Richmond
Statistical Area: New York City Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 40.59664 N -74.12525 W

The Susan Wagner ambient air monitoring station was established in the 1970's. This site is one of the long term ozone trends sites in New York City. The site is a year-round ozone site. The ozone data from this site are reported to AirNow.

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following table:

Parameter information for Susan Wagner
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
Ozone TEI 49C
Method 047
Ultraviolet
Photometric
Continuous
Meteorological Method 020 Continuous
Barometric Pressure Method 011 Continuous
Relative Humidity Method 011 Continuous
Temperature Method 040 Continuous

White Plains

Picture of White Plains Air Monitor

Address: White Plains Water Pump Station Garage
240 Orchard Street
White Plains, NY 10601

AQS Number: 36-119-2004
DEC Number: 5902-04
New York State County: Westchester
Statistical Area: New York City Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 41.05192 N -73.76366 W

The White Plains ambient air monitoring station was originally established in the 1970's. The ozone data are reported to the AirNow system.

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following table:

Parameter information for White Plains
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
Ozone TEI 49C
Method 047
Ultraviolet
Photometric
Continuous
PM2.5 Thermo Scientific
TEOM 1405
Method 079
TEOM Gravimetric Continuous
Meteorological Method 020 Continuous