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Network Plan Part 10 - Southern Monitoring Operation Site Descriptions (continued)

Maspeth Library

Picture of Maspeth Library Air Monitor

Address: Queens Public Library - Maspeth
69-70 Grand Avenue
Maspeth, NY 11378

AQS Number: 36-081-0120
DEC Number: 7096-13
County: Queens
Statistical Area: New York City Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 40.72698 N -73.89313 W

The Maspeth Library was established as a continuous fine particulate (PM2.5) monitoring site in 2000. The site utilizes a R&P Tapered Element Oscillating Microbalance (TEOM). This site is located in an urbanized, residential area in the vicinity of two major New York City roadways, the Long Island Expressway and the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. The continuous fine particulate (PM2.5) monitoring data from this site are reported to AIRNow.

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following table:

Parameter information for Maspeth Library
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
PM2.5 R&P TEOM 1400
Method 702
TEOM 50°C Gravimetric Continuous

Morrisania II

Picture of Morrisania Air Monitor

Address: Morrisania Diagnostic and Treatment Center
1225-57 Gerard Avenue
Bronx, NY 10452

AQS Number: 36-005-0080
DEC Number: 7094-05
New York State County: Bronx
Statistical Area: New York City Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 40.83606 N -7N -73.92009 W

The Morrisania II air monitoring station was originally established in 1989 as a Hi-Volume PM10 site. In 1990 ozone, sulfur dioxide and oxides of nitrogen analyzers were added. PM10 was subsequently discontinued. A Federal Reference
Method fine particulate (PM2.5) sampler was added in 1999. In May of 2000 all continuous analyzers were discontinued and the site became a stand-alone PM2.5 site. The FRM PM2.5 sampler at Morrisania II is part of the overall PM2.5 monitoring network used for comparison to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

Following the construction at school where the IS 52 monitoring station is located, equipment for the National Air Toxics Trends Station (NATTS) program was moved to Morrisania II. This equipment was returned to the IS 52 site in July 2012.

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following table:

Parameter information for Morrisania II
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
PM2.5 R&P TEOM 1400
Method 701
Method 702
TEOM
Gravimetric
50°C
Continuous

New York Botanical Garden

Pfizer Plant Research Laboratory

Picture of NYBG Pfizer Lab Air Monitor

Pfizer Plant Research Laboratory
Address: 200th Street and Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458-5126

AQS Number: 36-005-0080
DEC Number: 36-005-0133
New York State County: Bronx
Statistical Area: New York City Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 40.86790 N -73.87809 W

This site was established in the Harding Laboratory at the New York Botanical Garden in January 1995. This site was originally established for the Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Station (PAMS) program with some summa canister sampling beginning in June 1994. During the summer of 2006, the New York Botanical Garden completed construction on the Pfizer Plant Research Laboratory. This is a state of the art laboratory and research facility that replaced the Harding laboratory. Through an agreement with the Department, NYBG provided space in the new facility for the Department's ambient air monitoring station.

Starting with the 2006 PAMS season the continuous GC was moved to the new monitoring site at the Pfizer Lab. The ozone, sulfur dioxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon monoxide, methane/non-methane, canisters, and carbonyl samplers were moved to the Pfizer Lab the end of December 2006. The FRM PM2.5 sampler was moved to the Pfizer Laboratory on January 1, 2008. The FRM fine particulate (PM2.5) sampler installed at the Pfizer Laboratory is part of the overall PM2.5 monitoring network used for comparison to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

On January 9, 2008 the Mercury Deposition Network (MDN) Automatic Precipitation Sampler and the ETI Instrument Systems NOAH IV Total Precipitation Measurement System was installed as part of establishing a MDN site at Pfizer Laboratory. The Tekran Elemental and Reactive Gas Mercury equipment was installed in August, 2008.

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

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following tables:

Pfizer Plant Research Laboratory

Parameter information for Pfizer Plant Research Laboratory
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
Ozone TEI 49C
Method 047
Ultraviolet
Photometric
Continuous
Sulfur Dioxide TEI 43C
Method 060
Pulsed Fluorescence Continuous
Low Level SO2 TEI 43i TLE
Method 560
Pulsed Fluorescence Continuous
Oxides of Nitrogen
(NO, NO2, NOx)
TEI 42C
Method 074
Chemiluminescence Continuous
Carbon Monoxide TEI 48C
Method 054
Non Dispersive Infrared Continuous
PM2.5 R&P Partisol 2025
Method 118
Gravimetric 1 day in 3
NMOC - Total HC Method 160
Method 161
Flame Ionization Continuous
PAMS precursor Method 128 GC/FID Continuous
Toxics Canister
Method 150
GC/MS 1 day in 6
Carbonyl DNPH Cartridge
Method 202
HPLC - Ultraviolet Absorption 1 day in 6 Daily (PAMS)

Mercury Elemental
Reactive Gas
Mercury
Particle Bound Mercury

Tekran 2537B
Tekran 1130
Tekran 1135
In situ cold vapor
atomic fluorescence
5 minute average
2 hr avg every 3 hr
2 hr avg every 3 hr
Mercury Wet
Deposition
N-CON Systems MDN 00-125-2
Automatic Sampler,
NOAH IV Total Precipitation
Measurement System
Frontier Geosciences:
cold vapor atomic fluorescence
Weekly collection

Port Richmond

Picture of Port Richmond Air Monitor

Address: United States Post Office - Port Richmond Station
364 Port Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10302

AQS Number: 36-085-0055
DEC Number: 7097-03
New York State County: Richmond
Statistical Area: New York City Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 40.63307 N -74.13719 W

The Port Richmond air monitoring station was originally established as a Hi-Volume PM10 site in 1984. In December 1999, a Federal Reference
Method fine particulate (PM2.5) sampler was installed. This FRM PM2.5 sampler is part of the overall PM2.5 monitoring network used for comparison to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards. In April 2011 a TEOM was added to this site following the shutdown of the PS 44 monitoring station.

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following table:

Parameter information for Port Richmond
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
PM2.5 R&P TEOM 1400
Method 701
Method 702
TEOM
Gravimetric 50°C
Continuous
Low volume FRM
R&P 2025
Method 118
Gravimetric 1 day in 3