Site Information for Manchester South(UKA00313)

Please Note: This monitoring site is closed.

Manchester South Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air-conditioned housing. Situated between the edges of a sports field and Cattle fields, the site is directly under the approach for Manchester Airport approximately 1.1 kilometres from the end of the runway. The station is approximately 85 metres from the nearest main road, the B5166. The M56 motorway is 2.5 kilometres west of the site. The surrounding area is generally open with residential areas and represents an urban background site.


EU Site ID: GB0649A

Altitude (metres): 68

Environment Type: Suburban Industrial

Site Location

Environment Type: Suburban Industrial

Site Address: Manchester

Government Region: North West & Merseyside

Easting/Northing: 383910, 385823

Latitude/Longitude: 53.369026, -2.243280

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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)
Ozone 06/12/1996 25/01/2016 3.0
Nitric oxide 06/12/1996 25/01/2016 3.0
Nitrogen dioxide 06/12/1996 25/01/2016 3.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 06/12/1996 25/01/2016 3.0
Sulphur dioxide 03/04/1997 30/09/2007 Not available
Modelled Wind Direction 01/08/2010 25/01/2016 Not available
Modelled Wind Speed 01/08/2010 25/01/2016 Not available
Modelled Temperature 01/08/2010 25/01/2016 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.

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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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