Site Information for Reading New Town(UKA00462)

Reading New Town Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air-conditioned housing within a cemetery surrounded by trees. The cemetery occupies a triangular site at the junction of two busy main roads (A4 and A329) to the east of the town centre. The roads are approximately 100 metres from the station. The surrounding area is high density residential dwellings.


EU Site ID: GB0840A

Environment Type: Urban Background

Altitude (metres): 58

Site Location

Site Address: Reading

Government Region: South East

Easting/Northing: 473468, 173207

Latitude/Longitude: 51.453090, -0.944067

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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.

Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Ozone 17/10/2003 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 17/10/2003 - 4.0
Nitrogen dioxide 17/10/2003 - 4.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 17/10/2003 - 4.0
Sulphur dioxide 17/10/2003 30/09/2007 Not available
Carbon monoxide 17/10/2003 30/09/2007 Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 17/10/2003 - 4.0
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 06/03/2007 - Not available
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 06/03/2007 - Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 25/09/2008 - 4.0
Non-volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 25/09/2008 - Not available
Volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 25/09/2008 - 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 06/03/2007 - Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 06/03/2007 - Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Temperature 25/09/2008 - Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Preasure 25/09/2008 - Not available

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Networks measured at this monitoring site

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