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Chart air quality data

What’s new

The Department of Environment and Science is introducing smoke sensors to provide more Queensland communities with local indicative measurements and health action advice during smoke and dust events. This sensor network will continue to expand into more locations over time. Sensor measurements can be viewed in the data table under the new 'Sensor' tab, or via the smoke and dust health action levels page.

Hydrogen sulfide monitoring is being undertaken in the Swanbank area by the department in response to community concerns around odour.

    Air quality data is available from 1 January 2016. Individual stations have been monitoring for different time periods so data may not be available for all possible times.
    Memorial Park station began monitoring air quality on 1 July 2009.

Formaldehyde at Memorial Park, Monday 30 January 2023 about Formaldehyde

Memorial Park station overview

The guideline for Formaldehyde is 40ppb (24hr avg).

None of the data is validated (0% validated, 0/24 records)

Some data is unavailable for this time period (4%, 1/24 records)

No wind direction data available to create wind rose charts.

About Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde in its normal state is a colourless gas. Low levels of formaldehyde are part of naturally occurring decomposition processes. In urban environments formaldehyde emission sources include motor vehicle exhaust, domestic solid fuel and gas combustion, goods manufactured with formaldehyde-based glues and resins and tobacco smoke.

The guideline for Formaldehyde is 40ppb (24hr avg).

Formaldehyde is measured in parts per billion.

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Last updated
27 February 2023
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