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After completion of this course, learners will be able to explain general concepts of network design and ambient monitor site selection for particulate matter (PM2.5 and PM10) ambient monitoring sites.

Specifically, learners will be able to:

• Describe PM2.5 and PM10 monitoring requirements
• Explain the network design elements required for accurate, appropriate, and community-oriented monitoring of PM2.5 and PM10
• Apply techniques needed to locate particulate matter monitors that represent community exposure, transport and background particulate concentrations
• Apply appropriate data analysis methods to evaluate compliance with National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) site selection network evaluation, and annual reporting

Please note that this course should be considered supplemental material, as there is no course exam associated with it. Therefore, learners who take this course will not receive a course completion certificate.