COVID-19 Update: Although development and operations are now being conducted according to the relevant social-distancing guidelines, work continues unabated on the TSS database and website with no significant impacts to progress.
A prototype Regional Haze Planning Steps page was added to organize available resources and help guide users through the eight-step process of the regional haze planning process.
Emissions summary data and modeling results for the WRAP 2014v2 platform have been delivered by Ramboll and are being imported into the TSS database. Preliminary tools to view the data will be made available soon.
The Landscape of Forever: Visibility Protection in the West, an educational storyboard that provides information about the unique challenges of protecting visibility in western states, is now available. You can most easily give feedback on the storyboard if you right-click on this survey link and choose to open the link in a separate window.
A brief tour of the TSS Haze Analysis Tools was given via webinar for the 2019 National Regional Haze Meeting.
The resubmitted Jan-Dec 2018 IMPROVE Aerosol data has been imported into the TSS database.
A new collection of Haze Trends charts for analyzing visibility trends at IMPROVE sites on the most impaired, clearest, and all days has been published.
The WAQS 2014 Shakeout v1 modeling platform is now complete and has been made available for review on the Intermountain West Data Warehouse.
The IMPROVE substituted data developed by Air Resource Specialists (ARS) have been added to the TSS database and the RHR2 and Impairment datasets have been updated.
A new Q/D Analysis page has been added to help planners determine which emissions sources might potentially require Reasonable Progress controls.
A new series of Haze Trends charts have been published to the Haze Analysis Tools under the "Trends" tab.
A new series of Anthro vs. Natural charts have been published to the Haze Analysis Tools under the "Anthro vs. Natural" tabs.
A new feature was added to the Haze Analysis Tools map to display site markers for individual networks and datasets using different shapes, colors, and sizes. A legend was also added.
A draft F.A.Q. document was added for review. When ready, the contents of this document will be merged into the working draft F.A.Q. page.
A draft F.A.Q. page was added as an working placeholder and an Overview of Regional Haze Planning page was introduced.
A new full year (2017) of IMPROVE aerosol data, RHR2, and Impairment data has been added to the database.
Added context-sensitive help icons, popups, and glossary definitions to the Haze Analysis Tools.
An Updates page has been added which can be accessed from the News menu in the top navigation bar.
An Air Quality Glossary has been added which can be accessed from the Help menu in the top navigation bar.
A Find Events tool has been added which can be accessed from the News menu in the top navigation bar.
A Find Sites tool has been added that allows you to find monitoring sites by various search criteria.
A Documents to Review page has been created to organize draft documents that are still in development or are being reviewed by the TSS community.
A new Visibility Glide Path tool is available for initial review.
A Database Query Wizard tool has been added to allow end users to download raw monitoring data by specifying detailed selection criteria.
Twelve new charts have been added to the draft Haze Analysis Tool, such as monthly, seasonal, and annual charts.
A suite of Visibility Summary tools have been added to provide graphical chart analyses of haze composition and trends in Class I Areas.
A Dataset Detail tool has been added to present detailed information and metadata about available monitoring datasets.
A draft RHR2 vs. Impairment tool has been created to present various charts comparing extinction data by both the RHR2 and Impairment metrics.
A Development Review Guide page has been created to provide some high level guidance for website reviewers.
An Other Tools to Review page has been created to contain links to various pages and tools from other related websites, such as FED and the IWDW.
A TSS v1.0 Products to Review page has been created to contain links to various legacy products and/or screenshots from the TSS v1.0 website.
A Dataset Catalog tool has been created to help end users find relevant monitoring datasets based on a number of search criteria.
A skeleton framework for a new TSS v.2 website has been published to the production web server.