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Network Plan Part 4 - Northern Monitoring Operation Site Descriptions (continued)

Nick's Lake

Picture of Nicks Lake Air Monitor

Address: 278 Bisby Road
Old Forge, NY

AQS Number: 36-043-0005
DEC Number: 2167-03
County: Herkimer
Statistical Area: Utica-Rome, NY
Coordinates: Lat: 43.68578 Lon: -74.98538

This site was established in 1987 at the Nick's Lake Campground as part of the Acid Deposition program in the Adirondack Park. The O3 and SO2 are both operated continuously without seasonal interruption. SO2 data are used by analysts in conjunction with the data from the acid deposition program. Ozone readings are reported to AIRNow.

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following table:

Parameter information for Nick's Lake
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
Ozone TEI 49C
Method 047
Ultraviolet
Photometric
Continuous
Sulfur Dioxide TEI 43C
Method 060
Pulsed Fluorescence Continuous
Gaseous SO2, HNO3;
particulate SO42-, NO3,
NH4+; elemental Ca, Na, Mg, Cl
CASTNet filter pack NADP's Central
Analytical Laboratory
Weekly
Ammonia AMoN sampler NADP's Central
Analytical Laboratory
Biweekly
Relative Humidity Teledyne RH200
Method 011
Continuous
Temperature Teledyne RH200
Method 040
Continuous
Barometric Pressure Teledyne BP300
Method 011
Continuous

Mt. Ninham

Picture of Mt. Ninham Air Monitor

Address: NYSDEC Multiple Use Area
Gypsy Trail Road
Kent, NY 10512

AQS Number: 36-079-0005
DEC Number: 3951-01
County: Putnam
Statistical Area: New York, NY
Coordinates: Lat: 41.45589 Lon: -73.70977

This site was established in 1987 as part of the NYSDEC Acid Deposition program in the lower Hudson Valley. The surrounding area is primarily forest and rural. The O3 and SO2 are both operated continuously without seasonal interruption. The O3 data show transport from the metropolitan area of NY and NJ. Ozone readings are reported to AIRNow.

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following table:

Parameter information for Mt. Ninham
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
Ozone TEI 49C
Method 047
Ultraviolet
Photometric
Continuous
Sulfur Dioxide TEI 43C
Method 060
Pulsed Fluorescence Continuous
Relative Humidity Teledyne RH200
Method 011
Continuous
Temperature Teledyne RH200
Method 040
Continuous
Barometric Pressure Teledyne BP300
Method 011
Continuous

Paul Smith's College

Picture of Paul Smiths Air Monitor

Address: Route 86 and 30
Paul Smith's, NY 12970

AQS Number: 36-033-0004
DEC Number: 1655-01
County: Franklin
Coordinates: Lat: 44.43426 Lon: -74.24593

This site was established in 2003 in partnership with Paul Smith's College. The site is used as a teaching center by the school. It is maintained and operated by employees of the college with QA and technical support provided by DEC.

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following table:

Parameter information for Paul Smith's
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
Sulfur Dioxide TEI 43C
Method 060
Pulsed Fluorescence Continuous
Relative Humidity Teledyne RH200
Method 011
Continuous
Temperature Teledyne RH200
Method 040
Continuous
Barometric Pressure Teledyne BP300
Method 011
Continuous
Acid Deposition NCON Bucket Style
Collector Model 00-120-2
Central Analytical Laboratory
at the Illinois Water Survey:
IC, ICP-OES, FIA
Weekly

Perch River

Picture of Perch River Air Monitor

Address: Perch River Game Management Area
Vaadi Road
LaFargeville, NY 13656

AQS Number: 36-045-0002
DEC Number: 2223-01
County: Jefferson
Statistical Area:
Coordinates: Lat: 44.08747 Lon: -75.97316

This site was established in 1992 as an Eastern Lake Ontario Ozone site. Perch River is a seasonal automated ozone site, requiring minimal operator attention It is located in the Game Management Building at a DEC owned site, which allows BAQS easy and secure access. Perch River is used for AIRNow reporting.

Parameter information for Perch River
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
Ozone TEI 49C
Method 047
Ultraviolet
Photometric
Continuous
Barometric Pressure Teledyne BP300
Method 011

Pinnacle

Picture of Pinnacle Air Monitor

Address: Pinnacle State Park
1904 Pinnacle Road
Addison, NY 14801

AQS Number: 36-101-0003
DEC Number: 5001-04
County: Steuben
Statistical Area:
Coordinates: Lat: 42.09142 Lon: -77.20978

This site was originally established in the mid 1990s by the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center to provide PAMs data upwind of the Northeast corridor. The NYSDEC has been collaborating on research initiatives at this site and now is responsible for many routine parameters reported from this site. The site was part of the NY PMTACS Supersite program and many research monitoring projects are on-going at this site. This site has been selected by EPA and DEC as a rural NCore site. Ozone, Low Level SO2, NOy and continuous PM2.5 and PM10 from this site are reported to AIRNow. Canister sampling for VOCs commenced in August, 2012 to establish baseline levels in anticipation of potential Marcellus shales natural gas drillings in the Southern Tier region.

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following table:

Parameter information for Pinnacle
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
Low Level CO API 300EU
Method 593
Non Dispersive Infrared Continuous
NOy API 200EU
Method 082
Chemiluminescence Continuous
PM2.5 Low volume FRM
R&P 2025
Method 118
Gravimetric 1 day in 3
PM2.5, PMcourse, PM10 TEI 1405 DF
Method 790
TEOM 30°C
Gravimetric
Continuous
PM2.5 Speciation Ions
and Elements
Met One SASS
Method 811
IC, XRF
RTI Laboratory
1 day in 3
PM2.5 Speciation Carbon URG 3000
Method 838
IMPROVE TOR 1 day in 3
Sulfate TEI 5020i Pulsed Fluorescence Semi-continuous
Toxics Canister
Method 150
GC/MS 1 in 6
Wind Speed/direction Method 020 --- Continuous
Temperature Method 040 --- Continuous
Barometric Pressure Method 011 --- Continuous
Relative Humidity Method 011 --- Continuous

Piseco Lake

Picture of Piseco Lake Air Monitor

Address: Piseco Airport
Piseco Lake, NY 12139

AQS Number: 36-041-0005
DEC Number: 2050-01
County: Hamilton
Statistical Area:
Coordinates: Lat: 43.44957 Lon: -74.51625

This site was established in 1988 at the Piseco Airport as part of the Acid Deposition program in the southern Adirondacks. The O3 and SO2 are both operated continuously without seasonal interruption. Ozone readings are reported to AIRNow.

The parameters monitored are indicated in the following table:

Parameter information for Piseco Lake
Parameter Sampling Method Analysis Method Schedule
Ozone TEI 49C
Method 047
Ultraviolet
Photometric
Continuous
Sulfur Dioxide TEI 43C
Method 060
Pulsed Fluorescence Continuous
Relative Humidity Teledyne RH200
Method 011
Continuous
Temperature Teledyne RH200
Method 040
Continuous
Barometric Pressure Teledyne BP300
Method 011
Continuous
Acid Deposition NCON Bucket Style
Collector Model 00-120-2
Central Analytical Laboratory
at the Illinois Water Survey:
IC, ICP-OES, FIA
Weekly