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Characterization of air quality during the 2016 Horse River Wildfire using permanent and portable monitoring

Description

Presents an analysis and comparison of the ambient air quality prior to, during and after the Horse River Wildfire (Fort McMurray) in 2016. The discussed common air pollutants are fine particulate matter (PM2.5), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), ammonia (NH3), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and carbon monoxide (CO). The focus of the work is to understand the impacts of the Horse River Wildfire on ambient air quality within Fort McMurray and surrounding areas. In addition, the report also provides recommendations for future air monitoring activities during wildfire events.

Updated

November 1, 2019

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Horse River wildfire air monitoring air quality air quality guidelines ambient air quality environmental monitoring wildfires

Title and publication information

Type
Advice Report
Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Parks

Contributor

Tam, Naomi

Contributor

Adams, Cristen

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Lower Athabasca Region

Start Date

2016-04-01

End Date

2016-08-31

Resource Dates

Date Created

2019-11-01

Date Added

2019-11-01T22:01:11.158829

Date Modified

2019-11-01

Date Issued

2019-11-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460144770

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Environment and Parks. Environmental Monitoring and Science Division.

Contact Email

EMSD-Info@gov.ab.ca