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Seney National Wildlife Refuge

Studies and Monitoring

Seney Monitoring Station
Seney Monitoring Station

 

The Seney National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) has its own environmental concerns based on its unique ecology. Air quality studies and monitoring at Seney NWR focus on acid deposition, mercury, ozone, and visibility. Click on the tabs below to review air quality studies and access information on air quality monitoring near the Seney NWR.

 

  • Monitoring
  • Studies

Monitoring

 

Air quality monitoring information and data access:

Air Pollutant/Impact

Monitoring Program

Sites and Data Access

Nitrogen and sulfur

National Atmospheric Deposition Program
NADP

Seney NWR site MI48
NADP site MI48

Ozone

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
MDEQ

AQS site 761530001
EPA Air Quality Data Mart

Mercury

Mercury Deposition Network
NADP MDN

Seney NWR site MI48
NADP MDN MI48

Visibility

Interagncy Monitoring of Protected Visual Environment
IMPROVE
Midwest Hazecam
Midwest Hazecam

Visibility Information Exchange Web System
VIEWS

 

Abbreviations in the above table:

IMPROVE: Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments
MDN: Mercury Deposition Network
NADP: National Atmospheric Deposition Program
VIEWS: Visibility Information Exchange Web System
EPA: Environmental Protection Agency
MDEQ: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Studies

 

Studies that are being performed within the Seney National Wildlife Refuge:

  • The FWS has commissioned ozone injury studies at Seney during the years 1999-2000 and 2003-2004.
    Seney Veg Ozone Injury (PDF: 1.5MB)
  • New Litterfall mercury monitoring initiative to complement the Mercury Deposition Network (MDN) monitoring for mercury in precipitation. Litterfall Mercury Monitoring

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: November 13, 2012