PM2.5 Monitoring Site
Monitoring v4 Site
This is a tool that aggregates monitoring data for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) from a number of sources.
The site is designed to allow data from the past 10 days to be accessed and visualized quickly. More functionality can be found in the PWFSL R Smoke Package.
Tools are provided for research purposes only, and may not accurately reflect what happened due to numerous reasons. Data are provisional; obtain data from original sources for official purposes. Use at own risk.
version 4 (current, introduced in April 2018)
version 3 (deprecated) (2016-2017)
version 2 (no longer available)
version 1 (no longer available)
This tool works best under Google Chrome. Internet Explorer / Edge browsers in particular may have issues and features are not guaranteed to work.
Known Issues / Current Development
Work in Progress:
Present diagraph timeseries across timezones in Data Report.
Additional graphic coming
Addition of statistical model coming
Air Resource Advisors should post questions / issues to the WFAQRP > #monitoring-v4-site channel.
External inquiries may be directed to Dr. Sim Larkin, USFS-AirFire, larkin (at) fs.fed.us.
The Monitoring Site is a tool developed by the USFS AirFire Team in conjunction with Mazama Science and the University of Washington's School of Environmental and Forestry Sciences (UW SEFS).
Original design and concept:
Original Concept and Project Lead: Sim Larkin, USFS AirFire
Lead Developer: Mazama Science
Jonathan Callahan (Contact), Helen Miller
Supporting Database, Compatibility, and Other Capabilities: Joel Dubowy, UW SEFS and David Askov, UW SEFS
Funding for the Monitoring Site is provided by the USFS, National Fire Plan, and DOI.