New webcam websites were launched early last week for Shenandoah and Hawaii Volcanoes National Parks. These sites are now part of the NPS air quality webcam network (that includes the Great Smoky Mountains) and present current air quality and meteorological data in conjunction with digital images of current conditions at each of the parks.
NPS air quality webcam sites also provide links to NPS natural resource information and reach an average of half a million virtual visitors each month.
Shenandoah National Park has a long history of air quality concerns related to ozone, acid deposition, and visibility. The Shenandoah webcam looks northwest from near Skyline Drive across part of the park and over the Shenandoah River Valley:
For a live view please click here.