Site Information for Port Talbot(UKA00320)

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Port Talbot Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air-conditioned housing located within the grounds of a small hospital. The nearest road is the M4 motorway approximately 75 metres distance which passes through the town. Traffic flow is approximately 50,000 - 55,000 vehicles per day in a typical weekday. The station is approximately 700 metres from a large steelworks. The manifold inlet is approximately 3.5 metres high and the surrounding area is open.

UK-AIR ID: UKA00320

EU Site ID: GB0651A

Altitude (metres): 88

Environment Type: Urban Industrial

Site Location

Environment Type: Urban Industrial

Site Address: Port Talbot

Government Region: South Wales

Easting/Northing: 278027, 188242

Latitude/Longitude: 51.579800, -3.761690


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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.

Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Ozone 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 Not available
Nitric oxide 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 Not available
Nitrogen dioxide 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 Not available
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 Not available
Sulphur dioxide 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 Not available
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 09/02/2007 24/07/2007 Not available
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 09/02/2007 24/07/2007 Not available
PM10 Ambient Temperature 09/02/2007 24/07/2007 Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 09/02/2007 24/07/2007 Not available

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PAH Andersen

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Benzo(a)pyrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(a)anthracene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(b+j)fluoranthene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Dibenzo(ah+ac)anthracene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
1-Methyl anthracene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
1-Methyl Naphthalene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
1-Methyl phenanthrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
2-Methyl anthracene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
2-Methyl Naphthalene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
2-Methyl phenanthrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
4.5-Methylene phenanthrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
5-Methyl Chrysene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
9-Methyl anthracene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Acenaphthene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Acenaphthylene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Anthanthrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Anthracene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(b)naphtho(2,1-d)thiophene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(c)phenanthrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(e)pyrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Benzo(ghi)perylene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Biphenyl 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Cholanthrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Chrysene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Coronene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Cyclopenta(c,d)pyrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Dibenzo(al)pyrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Dibenzo(ae)pyrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Dibenzo(ai)pyrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Dibenzo(ah)pyrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Fluoranthene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Fluorene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Perylene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Phenanthrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Pyrene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available
Retene 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 Not available

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PAH Digitel (solid phase)

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Benzo(a)pyrene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Benzo(a)anthracene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Benzo(b+j)fluoranthene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Dibenzo(ah+ac)anthracene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
5-Methyl Chrysene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Anthanthrene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Benzo(b)naphtho(2,1-d)thiophene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Benzo(c)phenanthrene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Benzo(e)pyrene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Benzo(ghi)perylene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Cholanthrene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Chrysene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Coronene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Cyclopenta(c,d)pyrene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Dibenzo(al)pyrene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Dibenzo(ae)pyrene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Dibenzo(ai)pyrene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Dibenzo(ah)pyrene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available
Perylene 08/12/2006 27/07/2007 Not available

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Partisol Research

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
PM10 particulate matter (Daily measured) 28/09/2000 09/05/2004 Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Daily measured) 14/09/2000 22/07/2007 Not available
Daily measured PM10 (uncorrected) 28/09/2000 09/05/2004 Not available
Daily measured PM2.5 (uncorrected) 14/09/2000 22/07/2007 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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PAH Andersen PAH Andersen About network PAH data download page
PAH Digitel (solid phase) PAH Digitel (solid phase) About network PAH data download page
Partisol Research Partisol Research About network Data Selector
Urban Sulphate Not available About network Data Selector