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Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge - Salt Creek Wilderness

Studies and Monitoring


Salt Creek Monitoring Station

 

The Salt Creek Wilderness Area, located within the Bitter Lake NWR, has its own unique environmental concerns based on its unique ecology. Air quality studies and monitoring at the Salt Creek Wilderness 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 Salt Creek Wilderness Area.

 

  • 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

Mayhill (NM08)
NADP site NM08

Ozone

New Mexico Department of Environment, Air Quality Bureau
NMDEAQ

Carlsbad, NM AQS site 350151005
EPA Air Quality Mart

Mercury

Mercury deposition network
NADP MDN

Cimarron National Grassland, KS (KS99)
NADP MDN KS99
Navajo Lake (NM98)
NADP MDN NM98

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
NMDEAQ: New Mexico Department of Environment, Air Quality Bureau

Studies

 

Studies to be added upon request of the Refuge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: November 8, 2012