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Site Information for Eskdalemuir (UKA00130)

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Eskdalemuir Information

The monitoring station is located in a self-contained, air-conditioned housing located in a rural setting. The nearest road, the B709, is 300 metres to the east of the monitoring station with very low traffic flow. Trees provide the nearest obstruction approximately 150 metres away to the south. The surrounding area is open and rural.

UK-AIR ID: UKA00130

EU Site ID: GB0002R

Environment Type: Rural Background

Altitude (metres): 255

Site Location

Site Address: Eskdalemuir

Government Region: Scottish Borders

Easting/Northing: 323551, 603022

Latitude/Longitude: 55.315310, -3.206111

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Partners

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Operator Networks
National Physical Laboratory Heavy Metals Network
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Acid Gas and Aerosol Network, National Ammonia Monitoring Network
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN)
Ricardo Energy & Environment Other Acid deposition measurements, Weekly rainfall (LOW)

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 01/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate chloride 01/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate magnesium 01/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate sodium 01/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate nitrite 01/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate nitrate 01/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate sulphate 01/09/1999 - 1.5
Gaseous hydocloric acid 01/09/1999 - 1.5
Gaseous nitric acid 01/09/1999 - 1.5
Gaseous nitrous acid 01/09/1999 - 1.5
Gaseous sulphur dioxide 01/09/1999 - 1.5

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Automatic Rural Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Ozone 23/04/1986 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 09/12/2004 - 4.0
Nitrogen dioxide 09/12/2004 - 4.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 09/12/2004 - 4.0
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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Daily Rainfall Bulk

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Calcium in precipitation 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Chloride in precipitation 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Potassium in precipitation 01/01/1985 26/05/2009 Not available
Magnesium in precipitation 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Sodium in precipitation 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Phosphate as P in precipitation 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Nitrate as N in precipitation 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Ammonium as N in precipitation 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Sulphate as S in precipitation 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Non-marine sulphate as S in precipitation 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Acidity in precipitation 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Conductivity 01/01/1985 26/05/2009 Not available
pH in precipitation 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Rainfall 01/01/1973 26/05/2009 Not available
Strong acid in precipitation 01/01/1973 31/12/1984 Not available

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Daily rainfall WOC

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Calcium in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Chloride in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Potassium in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Magnesium in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Sodium in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Phosphate as P in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Nitrate as N in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Ammonium as N in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Sulphate as S in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Non-marine sulphate as S in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Acidity in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Conductivity 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
pH in precipitation 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available
Rainfall 01/01/1986 31/10/2001 Not available

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Heavy Metals Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Arsenic 17/05/1983 - 2.0
Bromine 01/11/1983 28/05/1996 Not available
Cadmium 17/05/1983 - 2.0
Chromium 01/01/2004 - 2.0
Cobalt 01/04/2011 - 2.0
Copper 17/05/1983 - 2.0
Iron 17/05/1983 - 2.0
Lead 17/05/1983 - 2.0
Manganese 17/05/1983 - 2.0
mercury in PM10 17/05/1983 31/12/2013 2.0
total gaseous mercury 01/01/2004 31/12/2013 2.0
Nickel 17/05/1983 - 2.0
Platinum 17/05/1983 31/12/2013 2.0
Selenium 01/04/2011 - 2.0
Vanadium 17/05/1983 - 2.0
Zinc 17/05/1983 - 2.0

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National Ammonia Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
particulate ammonium 01/12/1998 - 1.5
gaseous ammonia (active) 12/09/1996 - 1.5

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Other Acid deposition measurements

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Nitrogen dioxide 31/01/1993 - 0.0
Sulphur dioxide as S 01/01/1973 27/01/2004 Not available
Nitrogen dioxide as N 01/04/1986 28/03/1993 Not available
Sum of ammonia and ammonium 01/01/1989 31/12/1997 Not available
Sum of nitric acid and nitrate 01/01/1989 31/12/1997 Not available
Chloride aerosol (coarse) 01/01/1980 31/12/1986 Not available
Chloride aerosol (fine) 01/01/1980 31/12/1986 Not available
Ammonium as N aerosol (coarse) 01/01/1980 31/12/1986 Not available
Ammonium as N aerosol (fine) 01/01/1980 31/12/1986 Not available
Sulphate as S aerosol 01/01/1973 29/04/2009 Not available
Sulphate as S aerosol (coarse) 01/01/1980 31/12/1986 Not available
Sulphate as S aerosol (fine) 01/01/1980 31/12/1986 Not available
Nitrate as N aerosol (coarse) 01/01/1980 31/12/1986 Not available
Nitrate as N aerosol (fine) 01/01/1980 31/12/1986 Not available
Sodium aerosol (coarse) 01/01/1980 31/12/1986 Not available
Sodium aerosol (fine) 01/01/1980 31/12/1986 Not available

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Weekly rainfall (LOW)

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Calcium in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Calcium in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
Chloride in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
Chloride in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Potassium in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
Potassium in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Magnesium in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Magnesium in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
Sodium in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
Sodium in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Phosphate as P in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Phosphate as P in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
Nitrate as N in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Nitrate as N in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
Ammonium as N in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
Ammonium as N in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Sulphate as S in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Sulphate as S in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
Non-marine sulphate as S in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
Non-marine sulphate as S in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Acidity in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Acidity in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
Conductivity 14/01/1986 - Not available
Conductivity 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
pH in precipitation 14/01/1986 - Not available
pH in precipitation 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Rainfall 16/01/2002 27/12/2005 Not available
Rainfall 14/01/1986 - Not available
Fluorine 15/02/2012 - Not available

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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.

Network Search Further Details Get Data
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
Daily Rainfall Bulk UKEAP: Precip-Net About network CEH Website (External website)
Network Information page
Daily rainfall WOC UKEAP: Precip-Net About network CEH Website (External website)
Network Information page
Heavy Metals Network Not available About network Pollutant Deposition Website (External website)
Metals data download page
Data Selector
Network Information page
National Ammonia Monitoring Network UKEAP: National Ammonia Monitoring Network About network CEH Website (External website)
Data Selector
Other Acid deposition measurements UKEAP: Historic Aerosol measurements About network CEH Website (External website)
Network Information page
Weekly rainfall (LOW) UKEAP: Precip-Net About network CEH Website (External website)
Network Information page