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Site Information for Lerwick (UKA00486)

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Lerwick Information

Monitoring site in the instrument compound of the Met Office observatory near Lerwick.

UK-AIR ID: UKA00486

EU Site ID: GB0881A

Environment Type: Rural Background

Altitude (metres): 80

Site Location

Site Address: Met Office Observatory Lerwick

Government Region: Highland

Easting/Northing: 445351, 1139690

Latitude/Longitude: 60.139220, -1.185319

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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
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Acid Gas and Aerosol Network, National Ammonia Monitoring Network
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN)
PHE Ozone-UV

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 01/01/2006 - 1.5
Particulate chloride 01/01/2006 - 1.5
Particulate magnesium 01/01/2006 - 1.5
Particulate sodium 01/01/2006 - 1.5
Particulate nitrite 01/07/2009 - 1.5
Particulate nitrate 01/01/2006 - 1.5
Particulate sulphate 01/01/2006 - 1.5
Gaseous hydocloric acid 01/01/2006 - 1.5
Gaseous nitric acid 01/01/2006 - 1.5
Gaseous nitrous acid 01/07/2009 - 1.5
Gaseous sulphur dioxide 01/01/2006 - 1.5

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Automatic Rural Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Ozone 25/05/2005 - 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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National Ammonia Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
particulate ammonium 01/04/1999 - 1.5
gaseous ammonia (active) 24/03/1997 - 1.5

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Ozone-UV

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Stratospheric Ozone 16/01/1990 - Not available
Total Ultraviolet radiation 01/01/1993 - 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
National Ammonia Monitoring Network UKEAP: National Ammonia Monitoring Network About network CEH Website (External website)
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Ozone-UV Not available About network Stratospheric Ozone Data
UV Radiation Data