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Site Information for Belfast Centre (UKA00212)

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Belfast Centre Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air-conditioned housing located at the junction between Lombard Street and High Street in a pedestrian precinct. The site is approximately 15 metres from the road junction. The surrounding area is built-up and comprises urban retail and business premises typically five-storeys high which create street canyons.

UK-AIR ID: UKA00212

EU Site ID: GB0567A

Environment Type: Urban Background

Altitude (metres): 10

Site Location

Site Address: Belfast

Government Region: Northern Ireland

Easting/Northing: 146338, 529817

Latitude/Longitude: 54.599650, -5.928833

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Partners

The Partners who operate networks at this monitoring sites are shown in the table below. Clicking on the Partner name will open their website in a new window.

Operator Networks
National Physical Laboratory Heavy Metals Network, UK Black Carbon Network
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN)
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)
Ozone 08/03/1992 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 08/03/1992 - 4.0
Nitrogen dioxide 08/03/1992 - 4.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 08/03/1992 - 4.0
Sulphur dioxide 08/03/1992 - 4.0
Carbon monoxide 08/03/1992 - 4.0
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 08/03/1992 - 4.0
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 01/10/2008 - Not available
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 01/10/2008 - Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 01/10/2008 - 4.0
Non-volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 01/10/2008 - Not available
Volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 01/10/2008 - 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
PM10 Ambient Temperature 01/10/2008 - Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 01/10/2008 - Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Temperature 01/10/2008 - Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Preasure 01/10/2008 - Not available

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Heavy Metals Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Arsenic 01/01/2008 - 4.0
Cadmium 01/01/2008 - 4.0
Chromium 01/01/2008 - 4.0
Cobalt 01/04/2011 - 4.0
Copper 01/01/2008 - 4.0
Iron 01/01/2008 - 4.0
Lead 01/01/2008 - 4.0
Manganese 01/01/2008 - 4.0
mercury in PM10 01/01/2008 31/12/2013 4.0
total gaseous mercury 01/01/2008 31/12/2013 4.0
Nickel 01/01/2008 - 4.0
Platinum 01/01/2008 31/12/2013 4.0
Selenium 01/04/2011 - 4.0
Vanadium 01/01/2008 - 4.0
Zinc 01/01/2008 - 4.0

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Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
1,3-butadiene 20/05/2003 18/09/2007 Not available
benzene 07/05/2002 - 4.0

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Partisol Research

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
PM10 particulate matter (Daily measured) 03/02/2001 13/05/2004 Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Daily measured) 02/02/2001 08/10/2007 Not available
Daily measured PM10 (uncorrected) 03/02/2001 13/05/2004 Not available
Daily measured PM2.5 (uncorrected) 02/02/2001 08/10/2007 Not available

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UK Black Carbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Black smoke 01/10/2006 27/10/2008 Not available
Black carbon 29/10/2008 - 3.0
UV Particulate Matter 29/10/2008 - 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
Pre-Formatted Data Files
Heavy Metals Network Not available About network Pollutant Deposition Website (External website)
Metals data download page
Data Selector
Network Information page
Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network About network Network Information page
Partisol Research Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) Not available Not Available
UK Black Carbon Network Black Carbon About network Data Selector
Network Information page