Site Information for Wicken Fen(UKA00362)

Wicken Fen Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air conditioned housing located within a field in a rural setting. The nearest road is a small rural track used access only. The closest dwellings are approximately 150 metres east of the monitoring station. The surrounding area is open with isolated trees in open fields.


EU Site ID: GB0045R

Altitude (metres): 5

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: Wicken Fen

Government Region: Eastern

Easting/Northing: 556316, 269179

Latitude/Longitude: 52.298500, 0.290917

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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 15/10/1997 - 2.7
Nitric oxide 12/11/1997 - 2.7
Nitrogen dioxide 12/11/1997 - 2.7
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 12/11/1997 - 2.7
Sulphur dioxide 12/11/1997 - 2.7
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 07/06/2022 - 2.7 FIDAS200
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 07/06/2022 - 2.7 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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