Site Information for Bournemouth(UKA00429)

Bournemouth Information

The monitoring station is within a self contained air conditioned mobile unit within the grounds of Porchester School. The nearest main road is the A338 Wessex Way approximately 770m from the site. The nearest residential road, Shepherds Way, is 48m from the site.


EU Site ID: GB0741A

Altitude (metres): 30

Environment Type: Urban Background

PM2.5 Targets This site is used in the assessment of both the Annual Mean Concentration Target (AMCT) and Population Exposure Reduction Target (PERT) under the Environmental Target (Fine Particulate Matter) (England) Regulations 2023, subject to meeting the inclusion criteria on an annual basis. To find out more about how measurements are used to calculate progress towards the targets and which sites have met the inclusion criteria in different years, please see the PM2.5 target calculation page.

Site Location

Environment Type: Urban Background

Site Address: Bournemouth

Government Region: South West

Easting/Northing: 412322, 93343

Latitude/Longitude: 50.739570, -1.826744

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Operator Networks
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban Monitoring Network
Ricardo Energy & Environment Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network

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) Hourly PM Measurement method
Ozone 27/02/2003 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 05/03/2001 - 4.0
Nitrogen dioxide 05/03/2001 - 4.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 05/03/2001 - 4.0
Sulphur dioxide 06/03/2001 30/09/2007 Not available
Carbon monoxide 19/07/2002 30/09/2007 Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 01/11/2017 - 3.5 BAM1020heated
PM10 particulate matter (Daily measured) 18/07/2001 31/12/2008 Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Daily measured) 01/01/2009 31/10/2017 4.0
Daily measured PM10 (uncorrected) 18/07/2001 31/12/2008 Not available
Daily measured PM2.5 (uncorrected) 01/01/2009 31/12/2012 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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Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
benzene 29/07/2002 16/10/2007 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
Current Levels
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Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network About network Network Information page