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Main Title Nomethane organic compound monitoring program : final report 1988. Volume 2. Urban air toxics monitoring program /
Author McAllister, Robert A. ; O'Hara, P. L. ; Moore, W. H. ; Dayton, D. P. ; Rice., J.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Moore, Wendy H.
Rice, Joann.
Dayton, Dave-Paul.
Jongleux, Robert F.
O'Hara, Phyllis L.
Merrill, Raymond G.
Bursey, Joan T.
Richter, Harold G.
CORP Author Radian Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards,
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA/450/4-89/003; EPA-68-D8-0014
Stock Number PB90-272881
Subjects Air--Pollution--Measurement
Additional Subjects Urban areas ; Chromatographic analysis ; Tables(Data) ; United States ; Quality assurance ; Graphs(Charts) ; Site surveys ; Concentration(Composition) ; Ozone ; Non-methane hydrocarbons ; Air pollution monitoring ; Air pollution detection
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NTIS  PB90-272881 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 485 pages ; 28 cm
In certain areas of the country where the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ozone is being exceeded, additional measurements of ambient nonmethane organic compounds (NMOC) are needed to assist the affected states in developing revised ozone control strategies. Because of previous difficulty in obtaining accurate NMOC measurements, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided monitoring and analytical assistance to these states through Radian Corporation. This assistance began in 1984 and continues through the 1988 NMOC Monitoring Program. Between April 18 and October 30, 1988, Radian analyzed 3,497 ambient air samples, collected at 45 sites. These NMOC analyses were performed by the cryogenic preconcentration, direct flame ionization detection (PDFID) method. Based on 1984, 1985, 1986, and 1987 studies, the method was shown to be precise, accurate, and cost effective relative to the capillary column gas chromatographic, flame ionization detection (GC/FID) method. In 1987 Radian Corporation developed a gas chromatographic multidetector (GC/MD) method to determine the concentration of 38 selected toxic compounds in ambient air. In 1988, air toxic analyses were conducted by GC/MD on ambient air samples taken at 13 sites at which NMOC samples were taken. The 1988 Urban Air Toxics Monitoring Program (UATMP) began in October 1987 at 19 urban sites and extended through September 1988.
"December 1988." "EPA-450/4-89-003." "EPA Contract No. 68D80014." "EPA project officer: Harold G. Richter." "Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards." "Radian Corporation." Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.
Contents Notes
v. 1. Nonmethane Organic Compounds.