Site Information for York Bootham(UKA00523)

York Bootham Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air-conditioned housing located within the SW carpark of Bootham Hospital at the edge of large playing fields. The manifold inlet is 50 metres from the nearest minor road, Grosvenor Terrace. The nearest major road is the A19, 320 metres to the SW. The surrounding area is urban residential.


EU Site ID: GB0918A

Altitude (metres): 15

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: York

Government Region: Yorkshire & Humberside

Easting/Northing: 460024, 452768

Latitude/Longitude: 53.967513, -1.086514

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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 26/05/2023 - Not available
Nitric oxide 16/08/2016 - 2.9
Nitrogen dioxide 16/08/2016 - 2.9
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 16/08/2016 - 2.9
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 01/01/2008 - 2.9 BAM1020heated
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 10/02/2009 03/03/2020 0.0
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 10/02/2009 03/03/2020 0.0
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 03/12/2008 - 2.9 BAM1020heated
Non-volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 03/12/2008 03/03/2020 0.0
Volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 03/12/2008 03/03/2020 0.0
Modelled Wind Direction 01/08/2010 - Not available
Modelled Wind Speed 01/08/2010 - Not available
Modelled Temperature 01/08/2010 - Not available
PM10 Ambient Temperature 10/02/2009 03/03/2020 Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 10/02/2009 03/03/2020 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Temperature 03/12/2008 03/03/2020 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Preasure 03/12/2008 03/03/2020 Not available

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Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
benzene 05/11/2012 - 4.0

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Networks measured at this monitoring site

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