Site Information for St Osyth(UKA00445)

St Osyth Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained air-conditioned housing located next to a water pumping station in marshland near Clacton-on-Sea. The manifold inlet is approximately 2 kilometres from the nearest residences in Point Clear. The only road within 2 kilometres is Beach Road, a rural access Road. The surrounding area is open rural and marshland.


EU Site ID: GB0754A

Altitude (metres): 8

Environment Type: Rural Background

PM2.5 Targets This site is used in the assessment of the Annual Mean Concentration Target (AMCT) under the Environmental Target (Fine Particulate Matter) (England) Regulations 2023, subject to meeting the inclusion criteria on an annual basis. It is not used in the assessment of the Population Exposure Reduction Target (PERT). 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: Rural Background

Site Address: St Osyth

Government Region: Eastern

Easting/Northing: 610430, 213198

Latitude/Longitude: 51.777874, 1.049010

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Operator Networks
Bureau Veritas Automatic Rural Monitoring Network

Pollutants measured at this monitoring site

The pollutants measured at this monitoring site, grouped by network, are shown below.

Automatic Rural Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m) Hourly PM Measurement method
Ozone 11/05/2002 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 11/05/2002 - 4.0
Nitrogen dioxide 11/05/2002 - 4.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 11/05/2002 - 4.0
Carbon monoxide 11/05/2002 31/12/2009 Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 01/04/2022 - 4.0 FIDAS200
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 01/04/2022 - 4.0 FIDAS200
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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Networks measured at this monitoring site

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