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Site Information for Ballymena Ballykeel (UKA00503)

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Ballymena Ballykeel Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air-conditioned housing on Orkney Road at the rear of a housing development off of Old Crebilly Road. The surrounding area is urban residential. The monitoring station is approimately 50 metres West of the M2 motorway.


EU Site ID: GB0934A

Environment Type: Urban Background

Altitude (metres): 59

Site Location

Site Address: Ballymena

Government Region: Northern Ireland

Easting/Northing: 127317, 560150

Latitude/Longitude: 54.861595, -6.250873

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Operator Networks
National Physical Laboratory PAH Digitel (solid phase)
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN)

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)
Nitric oxide 01/05/2016 - Not available
Nitrogen dioxide 01/05/2016 - Not available
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 01/05/2016 - Not available
Sulphur dioxide 01/01/2010 - 2.0
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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PAH Digitel (solid phase)

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Benzo(a)pyrene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(a)anthracene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Benzo(b+j)fluoranthene 11/01/2007 31/12/2011 Not available
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ac)anthracene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ah)anthracene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ah+ac)anthracene 11/01/2007 31/12/2011 Not available
5-Methyl Chrysene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Anthanthrene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(b)naphtho(2,1-d)thiophene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(c)phenanthrene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(e)pyrene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(ghi)perylene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Cholanthrene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Chrysene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Coronene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Cyclopenta(c,d)pyrene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(al)pyrene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ae)pyrene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ai)pyrene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ah)pyrene 11/01/2007 - 2.0
Perylene 11/01/2007 - 2.0

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UK Black Carbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Black carbon 01/01/2013 - 3.0
UV Particulate Matter 01/01/2013 - 3.0

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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 Network (AURN) Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) About network Latest pollution summary
Current Levels
Data Selector
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PAH Digitel (solid phase) PAH Digitel (solid phase) About network PAH data download page
UK Black Carbon Network Black Carbon About network Data Selector
Network Information page