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Site Information for Port Talbot Margam (UKA00501)

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Port Talbot Margam Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air-conditioned housing located within the grounds of a fire station. The nearest road is approximately 10 metres from the station and is an entrance to the steel works. The nearest main road, A48 Commercial Road, is approximately 115 metres from the station, the M4 is approximately 350 metres to the NW. The surrounding area is open land associated with the steel works and residential dwellings.

UK-AIR ID: UKA00501

EU Site ID: GB0906A

Environment Type: Urban Industrial

Altitude (metres): 5

Site Location

Site Address: Port Talbot

Government Region: South Wales

Easting/Northing: 277406, 188719

Latitude/Longitude: 51.583950, -3.770822

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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 Heavy Metals Network, PAH Digitel (solid phase)
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.

Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Ozone 24/07/2007 - 3.5
Nitric oxide 24/07/2007 - 3.5
Nitrogen dioxide 24/07/2007 - 3.5
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 24/07/2007 - 3.5
Sulphur dioxide 24/07/2007 - 3.5
Carbon monoxide 01/01/2008 - 3.5
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 24/07/2007 - 3.5
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 24/07/2007 - Not available
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 24/07/2007 - Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 23/04/2008 - 3.5
Non-volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 23/04/2008 - Not available
Volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 23/04/2008 - Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Daily measured) 19/02/2010 - 3.5
PM2.5 particulate matter (Daily measured) 01/01/2008 18/02/2010 Not available
Daily measured PM10 (uncorrected) 19/02/2010 31/12/2012 Not available
Daily measured PM2.5 (uncorrected) 01/01/2008 18/02/2010 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 24/07/2007 - Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 24/07/2007 - Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Temperature 23/04/2008 - Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Preasure 23/04/2008 - Not available

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Heavy Metals Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Arsenic 01/01/2007 - 2.0
Cadmium 01/01/2007 - 2.0
Chromium 01/01/2008 - 2.0
Cobalt 01/04/2011 - 2.0
Copper 01/01/2007 - 2.0
Iron 01/01/2007 - 2.0
Lead 01/01/2007 - 2.0
Manganese 01/01/2007 - 2.0
mercury in PM10 01/01/2007 31/12/2013 2.0
total gaseous mercury 01/06/2011 31/12/2013 2.0
Nickel 01/01/2007 - 2.0
Platinum 01/01/2007 31/12/2013 2.0
Selenium 01/04/2011 - 2.0
Vanadium 01/01/2007 - 2.0
Zinc 01/01/2007 - 2.0

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PAH Digitel (solid phase)

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Benzo(a)pyrene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(a)anthracene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Benzo(b+j)fluoranthene 09/10/2007 31/12/2011 Not available
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ac)anthracene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ah)anthracene 01/01/2012 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ah+ac)anthracene 09/10/2007 31/12/2011 Not available
5-Methyl Chrysene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Anthanthrene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(b)naphtho(2,1-d)thiophene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(c)phenanthrene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(e)pyrene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Benzo(ghi)perylene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Cholanthrene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Chrysene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Coronene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Cyclopenta(c,d)pyrene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(al)pyrene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ae)pyrene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ai)pyrene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Dibenzo(ah)pyrene 09/10/2007 - 2.0
Perylene 09/10/2007 - 2.0

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Partisol Research

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
PM2.5 particulate matter (Daily measured) 19/10/2007 31/12/2007 Not available
Daily measured PM2.5 (uncorrected) 19/10/2007 31/12/2007 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 Network (AURN) Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) About network Latest pollution summary
Current Levels
Data Selector
Pre-Formatted Data Files
Heavy Metals Network Not available About network Pollutant Deposition Website (External website)
Metals data download page
Data Selector
Network Information page
PAH Digitel (solid phase) PAH Digitel (solid phase) About network PAH data download page
Partisol Research Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) Not available Not Available