For more information about National Park Service air resources, please visit http://www.nature.nps.gov/air/.


Data Products

Park vistors enjoying the view at Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina.
Park visitors enjoying the view at Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina.

Air quality is important for human health, as well as natural resources. The National Park Service (NPS) is responsible for protecting air quality and preventing its deterioration in the future. Understanding what is happening with regard to park air quality is key to fulfilling this responsibility and keeping parks clean for future generations to enjoy.

Visualize and learn about air quality conditions and trends in parks by exploring the resources below.

 



Types of Data Products

National Report

Photo of Grand Teton NP from the cover of the 2010 national report

This national assessment of air quality conditions and trends also contains tables of park-specific information.
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Park Conditions & Trends (coming soon)

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Find and visualize park specific air quality conditions, trends, and as summary information.

Air Atlas

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Maps of estimated air quality conditions in the contiguous U.S. including Ozone, Nitrogen & Sulfur Deposition, and Visibility.
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Live Data

NPS ranger points to the haze in the distance from an air quality monitoring station

Current weather and ozone data from 30+ national park areas.
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Last Updated: July 28, 2014