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Aethalometer Study for Estimating Compliance
with Wood-burning Ban

  • Principal Investigator: Kerry Kelly (UU)
  • Funded for: $30,000
  • Study Period: 7/1/2018 – 9/31/2019
  • DAQ Contact: Nancy Daher

Brown and black carbon measurements will be collected using aethalometers to estimate the contributions of wood-burning to winter-time PM2.5 levels. Measurements will be collected during the winter of 2018/2019 at four different stationary locations in the Salt Lake, Utah and Cache Valleys. Mobile measurements will also be conducted in Salt Lake Valley. The goal of this study is to determine levels of wood-burning and compliance rate with wood-burning restrictions.

Wood Stove