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Site Information for Edinburgh St Leonards (UKA00454)

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Edinburgh St Leonards Information

The monitoring station is located within a self contained air conditioned housing located within a small park area. The park is adjacent to a medical centre car park which is located in the south side of Edinburgh. The nearest main road, Pleasance is approximately 35 metres away. It is a busy main road running into the city centre and out to the A7 South of Edinburgh.

UK-AIR ID: UKA00454

EU Site ID: GB0839A

Environment Type: Urban Background

Altitude (metres): 81

Site Location

Site Address: Edingurgh

Government Region: Central Scotland

Easting/Northing: 326264, 673136

Latitude/Longitude: 55.945589, -3.182186

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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 PAH Digitel (solid phase)
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Acid Gas and Aerosol Network, National Ammonia Monitoring Network
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.

Acid Gas and Aerosol Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Particulate calcium 18/01/2006 - 1.5
Particulate chloride 18/01/2006 - 1.5
Particulate magnesium 18/01/2006 - 1.5
Particulate sodium 18/01/2006 - 1.5
Particulate nitrite 01/07/2009 - 1.5
Particulate nitrate 18/01/2006 - 1.5
Particulate sulphate 18/01/2006 - 1.5
Gaseous hydocloric acid 18/01/2006 - 1.5
Gaseous nitric acid 18/01/2006 - 1.5
Gaseous nitrous acid 01/07/2009 - 1.5
Gaseous sulphur dioxide 18/01/2006 - 1.5

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Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Ozone 24/11/2003 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 24/11/2003 - 4.0
Nitrogen dioxide 24/11/2003 - 4.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 24/11/2003 - 4.0
Sulphur dioxide 24/11/2003 - 4.0
Carbon monoxide 24/11/2003 - 4.0
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 01/12/2003 - 4.0
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 10/07/2007 - Not available
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 10/07/2007 - 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 10/07/2007 - Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 10/07/2007 - Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Temperature 01/10/2008 - Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Preasure 01/10/2008 - Not available

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National Ammonia Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
particulate ammonium 18/01/2006 - 1.5
gaseous ammonia (active) 18/01/2006 - 1.5

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Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
benzene 25/10/2005 20/09/2007 Not available

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PAH Andersen

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Benzo(a)pyrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(a)anthracene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(b+j)fluoranthene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Dibenzo(ah+ac)anthracene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
1-Methyl anthracene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
1-Methyl Naphthalene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
1-Methyl phenanthrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
2-Methyl anthracene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
2-Methyl Naphthalene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
2-Methyl phenanthrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
4.5-Methylene phenanthrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
5-Methyl Chrysene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
9-Methyl anthracene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Acenaphthene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Acenaphthylene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Anthanthrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Anthracene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(b)naphtho(2,1-d)thiophene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(c)phenanthrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(e)pyrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(ghi)perylene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Biphenyl 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Cholanthrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Chrysene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Coronene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Cyclopenta(c,d)pyrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Dibenzo(al)pyrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Dibenzo(ae)pyrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Dibenzo(ai)pyrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Dibenzo(ah)pyrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Fluoranthene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Fluorene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Perylene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Phenanthrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Pyrene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available
Retene 01/01/2003 31/12/2006 Not available

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PAH Digitel (solid phase)

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Benzo(a)pyrene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(a)anthracene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Benzo(b+j)fluoranthene 29/03/2007 31/12/2011 Not available
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ac)anthracene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ah)anthracene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ah+ac)anthracene 29/03/2007 31/12/2011 Not available
5-Methyl Chrysene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Anthanthrene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(b)naphtho(2,1-d)thiophene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(c)phenanthrene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(e)pyrene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(ghi)perylene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Cholanthrene 29/03/2007 31/12/2011 2.0
Chrysene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Coronene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Cyclopenta(c,d)pyrene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(al)pyrene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ae)pyrene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ai)pyrene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ah)pyrene 29/03/2007 - 2.0
Perylene 29/03/2007 - 2.0

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UK Black Carbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Black smoke 17/10/2006 31/12/2009 Not available
Black carbon 29/10/2008 22/03/2012 3.0
UV Particulate Matter 29/10/2008 22/03/2012 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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Acid Gas and Aerosol Network UKEAP: Acid Gases & Aerosol Network About network CEH Website (External website)
Data Selector
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
National Ammonia Monitoring Network UKEAP: National Ammonia Monitoring Network About network CEH Website (External website)
Data Selector
Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network About network Network Information page
PAH Andersen PAH Andersen About network PAH data download page
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