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Ambient Air Monitoring   

Rollin Sachs, Environmental Scientist
619 Ann Avenue
Phone: 913-573-6700
Fax: 913-342-5634
Email: rsachs@wycokck.org
Justus Welker, Environmental Scientist
619 Ann Avenue
Phone: 913- 573-6700
Fax: 913-342-5634
Email: jwelker@wycokck.org

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Environmental Scientists are responsible for operating an extensive ambient air quality monitoring network in Wyandotte and Johnson Counties.

Air Monitoring StationThis program monitors the ambient levels of pollutants such as ozone (O3), carbon monoxide (CO), sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx) and particulate matter (PM). This program also operates a complex weather station. Federal health levels, or National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), are set for each of six major pollutants. This program monitors these six pollutants to insure that their levels do not increase above the NAAQS. This group coordinates closely with the Mid America Regional Council and the other state and local agencies in the region to insure that good data is collected and reported.

Click here for a more detailed look at the DAQ’s Particulate Monitoring Network and the location of the samplers. Click here for a more detailed look at the DAQ’s Gaseous Monitoring Network. 

 Kansas City, KS Ambient Air Quality Data 

 National Ambient Air Quality Standards 

 Ozone
 



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