National Wildlife Refuge System

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Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) - Simeonof Wilderness

Studies and Monitoring

Bosque Del Apache Monitoring Station
Simeonof Monitoring Station

 

The Simeonof Wilderness (NWR) has its own environmental concerns based on its unique ecology. Air quality studies and monitoring at Simeonof Wilderness focus on fine particles and visibility. Click on the tabs below to review air quality studies and access information on air quality monitoring in and near Simeonof Wilderness.

 

  • 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

Katmai National Park (site AK97)
Denali National Park (AK3)
NADP site AK97
NADP site AK3

Ozone

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
Alaska Department of Environmental

Denali National Park AQS site 020680063
Anchorage, AQS site 020200018
EPA Air Quality Data Mart

Mercury

Mercury Deposition Network
NADP MDN

Kodiak, AK (site AK98) & Dutch Harbor, AK (site AK00)
NADP MDN site Ak98
NADP MDN site AK00

Visibility

Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments
IMPROVE

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

Studies

 

Studies to be added upon request of the Refuge.

The USFWS has inventoried lichen species in Simeonof Wilderness.  Lichen is known to be sensitive to air pollution. Simeonof Lichen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: November 13, 2012