Air Pollution Meteorology
"The Inside Stuff"

Dr. Ian McKendry, UBC

weather balloon  Lower Fraser Valley looking East from Georgia Strait. Note Stanley Park in the foreground and Boundary Layer Depth below Ridge level.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
weather balloon  Another view of the Lower Fraser Valley from across the border.
weather balloon False Creek at the beginning of the 20th Century.
weather balloon Point Sources such as this are common in BC. Note the plume - what does it say about stability?


Fantastic Links

EC air quality page
Washington State Air Quality Forecast System
GVRD Current/realtime Air Quality
GVRD Air quality information and facts
Global Aerosol Forecasting Model        
Great information page from EPA

Air Pollution Facts from the Foundation For Clean Air Progress