Webinar: Community-Based Air Monitoring

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Event Type: 
Non-NEHA Event

Webinar: Community-Based Air Monitoring

Thursday, August 24

12:30-2:00 p.m. EDT

Residents in communities across the country are often curious or concerned about the quality of the air they breathe and how it might affect their health or the health of family and friends. While many locations have air monitors, those monitors are sometimes not in communities of concern. With the advent of smaller, low-cost sensors, resident have become increasingly engaged in monitoring the air quality in their neighborhoods so as to understand and reduce potential health risks.

This webinar wil highlight two community-based air monitoring projects. The first is a collaboration among the California Environmental Health Tracking Program (a partnership of the California Department of Public Health and the Public Health Institute); Comite Civico Del Valle, Inc.; University of Washington; University of California, Los Angeles; and George Washington University. The second is a partnership between the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Fairmount Greenway Task Force. The presenters will discuss their approached, the benefits of those approaches, and future opportunities.


NIEHS Partnerships for Environmental Public Health