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Site Information for Strathvaich (UKA00162)

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Strathvaich Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air conditioned housing located on remote moorland approximately 500 metres from the nearest inhabited dwellings. The nearest road is approximately 150 metres from the site and used for access only. The surrounding area is open and remote. The site is at the SE corner of a large body of open water - Loch Vaich.

UK-AIR ID: UKA00162

EU Site ID: GB0015R

Environment Type: Rural Background

Altitude (metres): 270

Site Location

Site Address: Strath Vaich

Government Region: Highland

Easting/Northing: 234787, 875023

Latitude/Longitude: 57.734456, -4.776583

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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)
Ricardo Energy & Environment Other Acid deposition measurements, Weekly Rainfall (HIGH)

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 08/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate chloride 08/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate magnesium 08/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate sodium 08/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate nitrite 08/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate nitrate 08/09/1999 - 1.5
Particulate sulphate 08/09/1999 - 1.5
Gaseous hydocloric acid 08/09/1999 01/01/2016 1.5
Gaseous nitric acid 08/09/1999 - 1.5
Gaseous nitrous acid 08/09/1999 - 1.5
Gaseous sulphur dioxide 08/09/1999 - 1.5

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Automatic Rural Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Ozone 18/03/1987 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 21/10/1990 14/03/1997 Not available
Nitrogen dioxide 21/10/1990 14/03/1997 Not available
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 21/10/1990 14/03/1997 Not available
Sulphur dioxide 20/10/1990 14/03/1997 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

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Daily Rainfall Bulk

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Calcium in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Chloride in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Potassium in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Magnesium in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Sodium in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Phosphate as P in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Nitrate as N in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Ammonium as N in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Sulphate as S in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Non-marine sulphate as S in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Acidity in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Conductivity 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
pH in precipitation 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available
Rainfall 01/01/1997 27/03/1998 Not available

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Daily rainfall WOC

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Calcium in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Chloride in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Potassium in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Magnesium in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Sodium in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Phosphate as P in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Nitrate as N in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Ammonium as N in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Sulphate as S in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Non-marine sulphate as S in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Acidity in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Conductivity 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
pH in precipitation 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available
Rainfall 01/01/1987 03/01/2000 Not available

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National Ammonia Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
particulate ammonium 30/03/1999 - 1.5
gaseous ammonia (active) 10/09/1996 - 1.5

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Other Acid deposition measurements

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Nitrogen dioxide 01/02/1993 - 0.0
Sulphur dioxide as S 01/01/1987 03/01/2004 Not available
Nitrogen dioxide as N 01/06/1987 29/03/1993 Not available
Sulphate as S aerosol 01/01/1987 31/12/2001 Not available

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Weekly Rainfall (HIGH)

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Calcium in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Chloride in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Potassium in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Magnesium in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Sodium in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Phosphate as P in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Nitrate as N in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Ammonium as N in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Sulphate as S in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Non-marine sulphate as S in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Acidity in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Conductivity 16/03/1987 - 0.0
pH in precipitation 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Rainfall 16/03/1987 - 0.0
Fluorine 16/02/2012 - 0.0

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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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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
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 (HIGH) UKEAP: Precip-Net About network CEH Website (External website)
Network Information page