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Air Quality monitoring stations are located throughout Mecklenburg County to determine peak air pollution levels, typical levels in populated areas, air pollution transported into and outside the city or region, and air pollution levels nears specific sources.
The site is located 6.4 kilometers (4.0 miles) north of the central business district of Charlotte, North Carolina. The site elevation is 224 meters. The monitor is located in a large grass field between two baseball fields at Friendship Park. The monitoring objective of the Friendship Park station is to measure PM2.5 concentrations in an area of high population density. Data from this site is used to assess compliance with the
National Ambient Air Quality Standardsof the pollutants listed above.
Learn more about this monitoring station in the
2019-2020 Annual Monitoring Network Plan.