California Air Quality Data Available on DVD-ROM (1980-2009)
This page last reviewed June 3, 2011
Air Resources Board has released a new DVD in May 2011 entitled "2011
Air Quality Data DVD" with 30 years of air quality data which is
compatible with Windows XP and Windows 7 (64-bit). The DVD contains 30
years of criteria pollutant air quality data (1980-2009), 20 years of
toxics air quality data (1990-2009), 14 years of dichotomous sampler
(Dichot) data (1988-2001), 10 years of PM2.5
speciated data (2000-2009), and 16 years of non-methane organic
compound (NMOC) data (1994-2009). This DVD is an update to the air
quality data DVD released February 2010. The 2011 Air Quality Data DVD
can be ordered at the following Internet web page: "California Air Quality Data Products."
The 2011 Air Quality Data DVD has many features including an Access 2003 runtime program for the Annual Data, a downloadable "Daily Data" program which runs off your hard drive, PM2.5 annual statistics based upon the national 24-hr standard of 35 ug/m3, and annual statistics for nitrogen dioxide including the NO2 Federal 1-hour Design Values. The complete 1982-2009 NO2Federal 1-hour Design Values are downloadable. This DVD provides daily averages and representative flags for daily gas data. The exceedance level of Hydrogen Sulfide has been modified based on the 1-hour standard of 0.03 ppm. The missing hourly oxides of nitrogen (NOx) data for the San Francisco Bay Area from 1994-2006 have been calculated and are included in the hourly NOx datasets on this DVD. Monthly averages for Total Suspended Particulates (TSP) lead data are provided by monitoring site. This DVD stores the data in many forms (ASCII, DBF, EXCEL, ACCESS, etc.) used by analysts who process their own data. This DVD also include annual and daily summaries in table format, which are accessible through selection buttons and pull-down menus. Graphs can be produced for annual data trends.
Using the DVD, the data for the full range of years are stored on this DVD. The Internet download page for data on this DVD can be displayed at "California Air Quality Data on DVD - Selected Data Available for Download." The new 2011 Air Quality Data DVD is available now.
|If you would like to obtain a 2011 Air Quality Data DVD, please use any one of the following methods to contact us:|
Call Bob Weller at (916) 322-6158, or
|Send your request (DVD Number: PTSD-2011-033-DVD ) via
|or, use email to request the DVD. Questions or comments are also welcome.|