National Park Service


CIRA does a variety of research on air quality, including:

  • WRAP Technical Support System – Providing technical support to the Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP) visibility improvement program.
  • IMPROVE – Contributing to the monitoring of air quality in protected environments through the Interagency Monitoring of PROtected Visual Environments (IMPROVE).
  • VIEWS – Supporting the Environmental Protection Agency through the Visibility Information Exchange Web System (VIEWS) for regional haze research.
  • AirToxics – Online access to data about toxic substances in the air.