Monitoring Air Quality in the US

Liz Naess, Halil Cakir, Environmental Protection Agency; and Alberto Nieto, Esri

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A collective “wake up call” in 1970 led to the formation of the US Environmental Protection Agency, which has always focused on air quality. The agency’s Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards uses GIS to compile, analyze, and publish data to guide policy that keeps the public safe and informed.

Browse this gallery of StoryMaps, web mapping apps, Python notebooks, journal articles, or other digital resources supporting the science presented in this chapter of the Esri Press book GIS for Science: Applying Mapping and Spatial Analytics, Volume 2.