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Chart air quality data

What’s new

Queensland is now reporting hourly averages for PM2.5, PM10 and TSP (instead of a 24 hour running average).

Queensland Health has created 5 health action levels, presented in a colour indicator scale, to provide advice on what activities you can do, based on the hourly average concentrations of PM2.5 in the air.

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  • Cadmium is not monitored at The Gap.
    Please select from the parameters that are monitored there:
    • Sulfur dioxide
    • Particle PM10
    • Wind direction
    • Wind speed
    • Humidity
    • Temperature
    • Lead
    • Arsenic
    • Copper
    • Zinc
    • Nickel

    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.
    The Gap station began monitoring air quality on 1 April 2009.

About Cadmium

Cadmium compounds occur naturally in the environment, particularly in areas of mineralisation. The major emission source is the processing of metal ores for lead, zinc and copper, where cadmium is a valuable by-product.

The guideline for Cadmium is 2µg/m³ (24hr avg).

Cadmium is measured in micrograms per cubic metre.

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Last updated
12 August 2020
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