Field Monitoring Equipment

Service Coordinator

Instrument Development: Stephen Ferguson

Field Monitoring Equipment: Jose Vallarino

Physiologic/Cognitive Measurements: Eileen McNeely

 

Example of Analysis 

Air Monitoring Equipment for Field & Chamber Studies

Measurement Supported:

  • TEI Continuous Particle Sulfate Monitor
  • Sunset Labs Continuous OCEC Particle Monitor
  • Met One Instruments BAM (1 each for PM10, PM2.5)
  • R & P Tapered Element Oscillating Microbalance (2)
  • Magee Scientific Aethalometer (6 of these)
  • TSI Model 3320 Aerosol Particle Sizer (APS)
  • TSI NRC Scanning Mobility Particle Sampler (SMPS)
  • TSI Model 8520 DustTrak & SidePak monitors
  • TSIMicro-orifice Cascade Impactor, Fluidized Bed Aerosol Generator
  • Multiple CO, CO2, O3, SO2 and NOx analyzers
  • (HSPH-Custom built) High Volume Low Cutpoint Impactor (HVLI)
  • (HSPH-Custom built) Honeycomb Denuder Systems and Ambient Fine Particle Concentrators
  • Portable Condensation Nuclei Counters
  • TEI 146C gas dilution calibrator
  • Generation of test atmospheres where particle mass is concentrated up to 50 times

 

  • Continuous monitoring of particle number counts by size classes

 

  • Continuous monitoring of particle mass, black carbon, SO2, NO2, O3, and CO

 

  • Integrated sampling for particles, VOCs, semi-VOCs and gases.

 

  • Collection of particle mass for toxicity, biological and genetic testing

 

Physiologic Equipment for Field & Chamber Studies

Measurements Supported:

  • Vivometrics LifeShirt Systems (8)

 

 

  • BUXO Respiratory Pattern Measurement System

  • PULSE computer-based cognitive screening test
  • Mini-laptop based cognitive function screening tool

Continuous monitoring of pulmonary function, electro-cardio function, blood oxygen saturations on ambulatory subjects

Continuous monitoring of respiratory function of test animals

Cognitive/Physiological monitoring