Ambient Air Monitoring Program
Nebraska Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Network
Location of Monitoring Sites
Omaha Metro Area *
Lincoln Metro Area
Other Areas of Nebraska
5 sites a
|2 sites: Cozad & Gothenburg|
3 sites b
|2 sites: Grand Island and Scottsbluff|
|2 Sites: Auburn & Fremont|
|1 site: Dakota City|
|2sites: Halsey National Forest (Thomas County) Crescent Lake Wildlife Refuge (Garden Co.)|
|2 sites: Mead (Saunders County) NTN & MDN North Platte (Lincoln County) NTN|
* - Monitors at the NCore site were not counted as the pollutant – specific monitors. See NCore explanation below.
a - The PM10 sites in the Omaha Metro Area include 3 in Omaha and 2 in Weeping Water.
b - The PM2.5 sites in the Omaha Metro Area include 1 in Bellevue, 1 in Blair & 1 in Omaha.
PM10 - Particulate Matter with an aerodynamic diameter equal to or less than 10 microns.
PM2.5 - Particulate Matter with an aerodynamic diameter equal to or less than 2.5 microns.
NCore – A multi-pollutant site that monitors for CO, NOx/NOy, SO2, O3, PM10, PM2.5, Lead (starting in 2012) and meteorological parameters.
TRS – Total Reduced Sulfur (i.e., hydrogen sulfide and other gaseous reduced sulfur compounds)
IMPROVE - Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments. IMPROVE monitors measure particulates and particulate precursors for the purpose of evaluating regional haze.