DEC Susan Wagner Ozone Monitor (Full)
Tri-State Region (NY/NJ WNV data) - May 2001

April 2001 May 2001 June 2001 July 2001 August 2001 September 2001
Date H B M O Event Full Graph
5/1/01t         Heat spell. AirNow map for 5/1/01 is NA as of 5/25/01. Huge break in this DEC graph.
5/2/01w   1     1 WNV Crow (Edison, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr5/7]
5/3/01T   1     1 WNV crow (Edison, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr5/14]
5/4/01f   1     Heat spell.

1 WNV Crow (Edison, Middlesex Cty, NJ). [NJdoh pr5/14].

5/5/01s          
5/6/01S         Cool temp
5/7/01m         21 crows, 1 hawk tested so far this spring [NJdoh pr5/14]
5/8/01t   1     1 WNV crow (Iselin, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr5/14]
5/9/01w         Cool temp
5/10/01T   1     1 WNV crow (Piscataway, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr5/14]
5/11/01f         1 WNV crow (Edison, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr5/24] Not displayed. Repeat of timestamp 5/11/01 gif. Very High values on Airnow maps (red/yellow).
5/12/01s           Not displayed. DEC repeated the 5/11/01 timestamp gif until at least 5/14/01 10:26am (when I checked)
Then 11:00am they displayed correct gif. Fairly high on Airnow (wide yellow).
5/13/01S         Cool temp
5/14/01m         1 WNV crow (Edison, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr5/24]

36 crows, 1 hawk tested so far this spring [NJdoh pr5/14]

5/15/01t   1     1 WNV crow (Piscataway, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr5/24]
5/16/01w   1     1 WNV crow (Edison, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr5/24]
5/17/01T         Cool

1 WNVpos crow, Westchester Cty, NY. "Reported" 5/24/01, estimated found 5/17/01. [NYSDOH PR 5/24/01]. The first NY WNVpos bird of the year.

5/18/01f         Cool
5/19/01s         Cool Not displayed by DEC. Next day, what happened just before midnight of May 19? (see next graph) [Several violent murders occurred in the areas of the WNV positives (Bergen and Middlesex counties, NJ), as, similarly, a high number of murders immediately followed the first pesticide spraying of NYC in 2000. Idea for formal study?]
5/20/01S         Cool
5/21/01m         Cool
5/22/01t         1 WNV crow (Edison, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr5/29]
5/23/01w         Cool, rain
5/24/01T   2     84 crows and 1 hawk tested so far. [NJdoh pr 5/24/01]

1 WNV crow (Edison, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr5/29]; 1 WNV crow (Ocean Twnshp, Monmouth Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr6/5]

5/25/01f     1   1 mosqP (Edison, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr6/8]
5/26/01s          
5/27/01S          
5/28/01m          
5/29/01t          
5/30/01w          
5/31/01T     1   1 mosqP (Piscataway, Middlesex Cty, NJ) [NJdoh pr6/14] 5/31/01 9pm repeated

 

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