Site Information for Dumfries(UKA00428)

Dumfries Information

The monitoring station is located in the basement of the council offices, with the sample manifold on an outside mounting near to the main entrance. The sample inlet is 5 metres from Buccleuch Street (A780), a busy ring road round the centre of town 50 metres west of traffic lights. Buccleuch Street contains tall buildings on either side of road, generating a street canyon effect. The site is adjacent to a bus stop.


EU Site ID: GB0740A

Altitude (metres): 10

Environment Type: Urban Traffic

Site Location

Environment Type: Urban Traffic

Site Address: Dumfries

Government Region: Scottish Borders

Easting/Northing: 297020, 576254

Latitude/Longitude: 55.070033, -3.614233

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Operator Networks
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutants measured at this monitoring site

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

Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m) Hourly PM Measurement method
Nitric oxide 01/03/2001 - 2.0
Nitrogen dioxide 01/03/2001 - 2.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 01/03/2001 - 2.0
Carbon monoxide 17/07/2001 30/09/2007 Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Daily measured) 17/08/2001 27/03/2008 Not available
Daily measured PM10 (uncorrected) 17/08/2001 27/03/2008 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

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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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