Monitoring Residential Woodsmoke in B.C.

This webinar was presented on October 25, 2017.

  • Why residential woodsmoke is an issue of concern in British Columbia 

  • How residential woodsmoke impacts air quality in B.C. communities 

  • How alternative monitoring methods can help fill gaps in the ability of the current monitoring network to understand spatial variability and source (woodsmoke) contrubutions within select B.C. communities 


Matthew Wagstaff, MSc (cand.) 

Matthew Wagstaff is a MSc student in the Occupational and Environmental Hygiene program at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health and is sharing his thesis project on monitoring the air quality impacts of residential woodsmoke in British Columbian communities. Because of this work, he was one of the inaugural recipients of the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for environmental health research. His research is supervised by Drs. Sarah Henderson and Michael Brauer.

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