28 Jun '11, 7pm

[email protected] is sending their "flying lab" to monitor air quality around #nmfire:

Air Monitoring Equipment Trace Atmospheric Gas Analyzer (TAGA) Bus ASPECT: EPA's Flying Laboratory Trace Atmospheric Gas Analyzer (TAGA) Bus In response to a disaster, EPA uses a self-contained mobile laboratory to monitor air quality. The mobile bus, named Trace Atmospheric Gas Analyzer (TAGA), is capable of real-time sampling and analysis. It can detect chemicals at very low levels. TAGA also has specialized sampling equipment to use at remote locations and to measure air quality. The TAGA aids EPA's efforts to rapidly identify and address potential environmental threats in disaster areas. Top of page ASPECT: EPA's Flying Laboratory The Aero Commander 680 twin-engine seats two pilots plus surveillence equipment. A partnership between EPA and the U.S. Department of Defense has led to development of equipment mounted in a small aircraft that can obtain detailed chemical in...

Full article: http://www.epa.gov/NaturalEmergencies/flyinglab.htm

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