Air Quality Sensor Performance Evaluation Center

Scientific Literature

Collier-Oxandale A,  Papapostolou V, Feenstra B, Der Boghossian B, Polidori A. Towards the development of a Sensor Educational Toolkit to support community and citizen science. Sensors 2022 (Abstract, PDF. 112 KB)

Collier-Oxandale A, Feenstra B, Papapostolou V, Polidori A. AirSensor v1.0: Enhancements to the open-source R package to enable deep understanding of the long-term performance and reliability of PurpleAir sensorsEnvironmental Modelling & Software 2021 (Abstract, PDF. 414 KB)

Mui W, Der Boghossian B, Collier-Oxandale A, Boddeker S, Low J, Papapostolou V, Polidori A. Development of a Performance Evaluation Protocol for Air Sensors Deployed on a Google Street View CarEnvironmental Science & Technology 2021 (Abstract, PDF. 410 KB)

Feenstra B, Collier-Oxandale A, Papapostolou V, Cocker D, Polidori A. The AirSensor Open-source R-package and DataViewer Web Application for Interpreting Community Data Collected by Low-cost Sensor Networks. Environmental Modelling & Software 2020 (Abstract, PDF. 300 KB)

Weissert L, Alberti K, Miles E, Miskell G, Feenstra B, Henshaw GS, Papapostolou V, Patel H, Polidori A, Salmond JA, Williams DE. Low-cost sensor networks and land-use regression: Interpolating nitrogen dioxide concentration at high temporal and spatial resolution in Southern California. Atmospheric Environment, 2020 (Abstract, PDF. 300 KB)

Feenstra B, Papapostolou V, Der Boghossian B, Cocker D, Polidori A. Development of a network of accurate ozone sensing nodes for parallel monitoring in a site relocation study. Sensors, 20(1), 16; 2020

Collier-Oxandale A, Feenstra B, Papapostolou V, Zhang H, Kuang M, Der Boghossian B, Polidori A. Field and laboratory performance evaluations of 28 gas-phase air quality sensors by the AQ-SPEC program. Atmospheric Environment, 2019 (Abstract, PDF. 320 KB)

Feenstra B, Papapostolou V, Hasheminassab S, Zhang H, Boghossian BD, Cocker D, Polidori A. Performance evaluation of twelve low-cost PM2.5 sensors at an ambient air monitoring site. Atmospheric Environment,, 2019 (Abstract, PDF. 320 KB)

Miskell G, Alberti K, Feenstra B, Henshaw GS, Papapostolou V, Patel H, Polidori A, Salmond JA, Weissert L, Williams DE. Reliable Data from Low Cost Ozone Sensors in a Hierarchical Network. Atmospheric Environment,  2019 (Abstract, PDF. 320 KB)

Collier-Oxandale AM, Thorson J, Halliday H, Milford J, and Hannigan M. Understanding the ability of low-cost MOx sensors to quantify ambient VOCsAtmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 1441-1460, (Abstract, DOC. 24 KB)

Sayahi T, Butterfield A, Kelly KE. Long-term field evaluation of the Plantower PMS low-cost particulate matter sensorsEnvironmental Pollution, 245, 932-940, 2019 (Abstract, DOC. 25 KB)

Williams R, Duvall R, Kilaru, V, Hagler G, Hassinger L, Benedict K, Rice J, Kaufman A, Judge R, Pierce G, Allen G, Bergin M, Cohen RC, Fransioli P, Gerboles M, Habre R, Hannigan M, Jack D, Louie P, Martin NA, Penza M, Polidori A, Subramanian R, Ray K, Schauer J, Seto E, Thurston G, Turner J, Wexler AS, Ning Z. Deliberating performance targets workshop - Potential paths for emerging PM2.5 and O3 air sensor progressAtmospheric Environment: X 100031. 2019 (Abstract, PDF, 332 KB)

Zamora ML, Xiong F, Gentner D, Kerkez B, Kohrman-Glaser J, Koehler K. Field and Laboratory Evaluations of the Low-Cost Plantower Particulate Matter SensorEnvironmental Science & Technology, 53(2), 838-849, 2018 (Abstract, DOC. 24 KB)

Feinberg S, Williams R, Hagler GSW, Rickard J, Brown R, Garver D, Harshfield G, Stauffer P, Mattson E, Judge R, Garvey S. Long-term evaluation of air sensor technology under ambient conditions in Denver, Colorado. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 11: 4605–4615, 2018 (Abstract, DOC. 24 KB)

Diner JD, Boland SW, Brauer M, Bruegge C, Burke KA, Chipman, Girolamo LD, Garay MJ, Hasheminassab S, Hyer E, Jerrett M, Jovanovic V, Kalashnikova OV, Liu Y, Lyapustin AI, Martin RV, Nastan A, Ostro BD, Ritz B, Schwartz J, Wang J, Xu F. Advances in multiangle satellite remote sensing of speciated airborne particulate matter and association with adverse health effects: from MISR to MAIA. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 12(4), 042603, doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.12.042603, 2018 (Abstract, DOC. 24 KB)

Wong M, Bejarano E, Carvlin G, Fellows K, King G, Lugo H, Jerrett M, Meltzer D, Northcross A, Olmedo L, Seto E, Wilkie A, English P. Combining Community Engagement and Scientific Approaches in Next-Generation Monitor Siting: The Case of the Imperial County Community Air Network. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(3), pii: E523, doi: 10.3390/ijerph15030523, 2018 (Abstract, DOC. 25 KB)

Gupta P, Doraiswamy P, Levy R, Pikelnaya O, Maibach J, Feenstra B, Polidori A, Kiros F, Mills KC. Impact of California fires on local and regional air quality: The role of a low-cost sensor network and satellite observations. GeoHealth, 2., 2018 (Article, PDF. 1.2 MB)

Hagler G, Williams R, Papapostolou V, and Polidori A. Air Quality Sensors and Data Adjustment Algorithms: When Is It No Longer a Measurement? Environmental Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b01826, 2018 (Article, PDF. 700 KB)

Papapostolou V, Zhang H, Feenstra B, and Polidori A. Development of an environmental chamber for evaluating the performance of low-cost air quality sensors under controlled conditions. Atmospheric Environment, 171: 82-90, 2017 (Abstract, DOC. 23 KB) Full article available upon request

Cross ES, Williams LR, Lewis DK, Magoon GR, Onasch TB, Kaminsky ML, Worsnop DR, and Jayne JT. Use of electrochemical sensors for measurement of air pollution: correcting interference responses and validating measurements. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10: 3575-3588, 2017 (Full article, PDF. 2.8 MB)

Apte JS, Messier KP, Gani S, Brauer M, Kirchstetter TW, Lunden MM, Marshall JD, Portier CJ, Vermeulen RCH, and Hamburg SP. High Resolution Air Pollution Mapping with Google Street View Cars: Exploiting Big DataEnvironmental Science & Technology, 51: 6999-7008, 2017 (Abstract, DOC. 23 KB)

English PB, Olmedo L, Bejarano E, Lugo H, Murillo E, Seto E, Wong M, King G, Wilkie A, Meltzer D, Carvlin G, Jerrett M, and Northcross A. The Imperial County Community Air Monitoring Network: A Model for Community-based Environmental Monitoring for Public Health ActionEnvironmental Health Perspectives, Brief Communication 074501 (1-5), 2017 (Summary, DOC. 23 KB)

Kelly KE, Whitaker J, Petty A, Widmer C, Dybwad A, Sleeth D, Martin R, Butterfield A. Ambient and laboratory evaluation of a low-cost particulate matter sensor. Environmental Pollution, 221: 491-500, 2017 (Abstract, DOC. 24 KB)

Carvlin GN, Lugo H, Olmedo L, Bejarano E, Wilkie A, Meltzer D, Wong M, King G, Northcross A, Jerrett M, English PB, Hammond D, Seto E. Development and field validation of a community-engaged particulate matter air quality monitoring network in Imperial, California, USA Journal of Air & Waste Management Association, 67 (12): 1342-1352, doi: 10.1080/10962247.2017.1369471, 2017 (Abstract, DOC. 23 KB)

Li J, Biswas P. Optical Characterization Studies of a Low-cost Particle Sensor. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 17: 1691-1704, 2017 (Abstract, DOC. 23 KB) 

Sousan S, Koehler K, Hallett L, Peters TM. Evaluation of consumer monitors to measure particulate matterJournal of Aerosol Science, 107: 123-133, 2017 (Abstract, DOC. 25 KB)

McKercher GR, Salmond JA, Vanos JK. Characteristics and applications of small, portable gaseous air pollution monitors . Environmental Pollution, 1-9, 2017 (Abstract, DOC. 24 KB)

Kotsev A, Schade S, Craglia M, Gerboles M, Spinelle L, and Signorini M. Next Generation Air Quality Platform: Openness and Interoperability for the Internet of Things. Sensors, 16 (403): 1-16, 2016 (Abstract, DOC. 23 KB)

Sousan S, Koehler K, Hallett L, Peters TM. Evaluation of the Alphasense optical particle counter (OPC-N2) and the Grimm portable aerosol spectrometer (PAS-1.108). Aerosol Science and Technology, 50 (12): 1352-1365, 2016 (Abstract, DOC. 24 KB)

Deng Y, Chen C, Xian X, Tsow F, Verma G, McConell R, Fruin S, Tao N, Forzani ES. A Novel Wireless Wearable Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Monitoring Device with Disposable Sensors. Sensors, 16:2060, 2016 (Abstract, DOC. 23 KB)

Manikonda A, Zikova N, Hopke PK and Ferro AR. Laboratory assessment of low-cost PM monitors. Journal of Aerosol Science, 102: 29-40, 2016 (Abstract, DOC. 23 KB)

Jovasevic-Stojanovic M, Bartonova A, Topalovic D, Lazovic I, Pokric B, Ristovski Z. On the use of small and cheaper sensors and devices for indicative citizen-based monitoring of respirable particulate matter. Environmental Pollution, 206: 696-704, 2015 (Abstract, DOC. 23 KB)
Holstius DM, Pillarisetti A, Smith KR and Seto E. Field calibrations of a low-cost aerosol sensor at a regulatory monitoring site in CaliforniaAtmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7: 1121-1131, 2014 (Abstract, DOC. 23  KB)
Mead MI, Popoola OAM, Stewart GB, Landshoff P, Calleja M, Hayes M, Baldovi JJ, McLeod MW, Hodgson TF, Dicks J, Lewis A, Cohen J, Baron R, Safell JR and Jones RL. The use of electrochemical sensors for monitoring urban air quality in low-cost, high-density networks. Atmospheric Environment, 70: 186-203, 2013 (Abstract, DOC. 24 KB)

Afzala A, Cioffia N, Sabbatinia L and Torsia L. NOx sensors based on semiconducting metal oxide nanostructures: Progress and perspectivesSensors and Actuators, B 171-172: 25-42, 2012 (Abstract, DOC. 23 KB)

Aleixandre M, Gerboles M. Review of small commercial sensors for indicative monitoring of ambient gas. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 30: 169-174, 2012 (Abstract, DOC. 23 KB)

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