Scheffe: Perspectives on Measurement Systems

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Summary Of Existing Observation Systems

Atmospheric systems

Major Routine United States and Canadian Operating Air Monitoring Networks

Intensive Field Campaigns

==== Air Monitoring Networks for Climate Forcing, Transport, and Stratospheric Ozone====

Observation Systems Providing Vertical Profile Information

National Routine Meteorological Monitoring Networks

Satellite–Based Air Quality Observing Systems

Surface water and soil/sediment measurement programs

European Air Monitoring Networks

Monitoring Networks for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Measurement Gaps to Support Integrated Assessments.

Multiple Pollutant Coverage.

Spatial and temporal scale considerations

Measurements Gaps in Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems.

Recommendations for intensive field programs

Data gaps in exposure and health effects information.

Integration across accountability indicators.

Merging observational systems and predictive models.

Strategies and Information Technology solutions

Appendix 1: summary of Existing Networks