November 2017

In this issue of EM, you will find a discussion of next-generation air quality sensors—typically smaller, more portable, and lower cost in contrast to more expensive traditional monitoring equipment—increasingly being used for regulatory and research applications.

Inside This Month's Issue


Continued Development and Uncertainties with
Next-Generation Air Quality Sensors

by John Kinsman

Characterizing Air Quality in a Rapidly Changing World
by Kristen J. Benedict, Richard A. Wayland, and Gayle S.W. Hagler

Preparing for Personal Air Sensors: State and Local Air Quality Agencies on the Frontlines of Citizen Science
by Jason Sloan, Sean Alteri, and Stuart Spencer

Evaluating Environmental Monitoring Applications of Low-Cost Sensors for Electric Utilities
by Stephanie Shaw and Bruce Hensel

Low-Cost Sensor Pod Design Considerations
by Stephen Reece, Amanda Kaufman, Gayle Hagler, and Ronald Williams

Also This Month...

Etcetera: Solid Waste: What’s in a Name?
by Anthony B. Cavender
The latest on the EPA’s ongoing project to define the term “solid waste” in the context of regulating the recycling of hazardous secondary materials.

YP Perspective: Sensor Overload: LDEQ’s Mobile Air Monitoring Laboratory
by Nathan McBride
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s Mobile Air Monitoring Laboratory (MAML) is a fully-functional laboratory on wheels.


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