Site Information for Barnsley Gawber(UKA00353)

Barnsley Gawber Information

The monitoring station is within a free-standing enclosure located on the edge of a sports field surrounded on two sides by residential properties. The site is situated approximately 290 metres from the nearest main road, Wilthorpe Road (A635). The surrounding area comprises of open space and nearby residential premises.


EU Site ID: GB0681A

Altitude (metres): 100

Environment Type: Urban Background

PM2.5 Targets This site is used in the assessment of both the Annual Mean Concentration Target (AMCT) and Population Exposure Reduction Target (PERT) under the Environmental Target (Fine Particulate Matter) (England) Regulations 2023, subject to meeting the inclusion criteria on an annual basis. To find out more about how measurements are used to calculate progress towards the targets and which sites have met the inclusion criteria in different years, please see the PM2.5 target calculation page.

Site Location

Environment Type: Urban Background

Site Address: Barnsley

Government Region: Yorkshire & Humberside

Easting/Northing: 432524, 407478

Latitude/Longitude: 53.562920, -1.510436

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Operator Networks
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban Monitoring Network
Ricardo Energy & Environment Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network

Pollutants measured at this monitoring site

The pollutants measured at this monitoring site, grouped by network, are shown below. Use the links below to quickly jump to a specific network.

Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m) Hourly PM Measurement method
Ozone 07/07/1997 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 07/07/1997 - 4.0
Nitrogen dioxide 07/07/1997 - 4.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 07/07/1997 - 4.0
Sulphur dioxide 07/07/1997 - 4.0
Carbon monoxide 08/07/2002 30/09/2007 Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 06/04/2023 - Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 06/04/2023 - Not available
Modelled Wind Direction 01/08/2010 - Not available
Modelled Wind Speed 01/08/2010 - Not available
Modelled Temperature 01/08/2010 - Not available

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Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
benzene 02/08/2002 - 5.0

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Networks measured at this monitoring site

The listing below shows the networks that this monitoring site belongs to. You can search for sites within these networks by clicking on their name, or use the network information links to find out more about them.

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Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) About network Latest pollution summary
Current Levels
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Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network About network Network Information page