|Eugene's Skinner Butte, August 2017.|
The map above is not able to show all state air quality monitors. To see the whole set, go to the Air Quality Now tab below and click on DEQ's Air Quality Index which will bring up a map with many additional state monitors. Round icons represent permanent state air quality monitors, triangular icons represent temporary smoke monitors (when deployed).
Air Quality Now
EPA Air Now – Provides air quality conditions across the U.S. and allows users to sign up for air quality alerts.
OregonAir -- DEQ's Air Quality Index is available on your smart phone. Simply search for OregonAir in your app store. Users can pull up weather data – temperature, humidity, wind, solar radiation, air pressure – or view the list of pollutants DEQ monitors at a given station. Search or scroll through monitoring stations, create favorite addresses, look at current air quality reports, see what station has the worst air quality at a given time.
EPA's Smoke Sense -- EPA researchers are conducting a citizen science study called Smoke Sense to determine the extent to which exposure to wildland fire smoke affects health and productivity and to develop health risk communication strategies that protect public health during smoke days. The app is available on Google Play Store and App Store.