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Station overview—Boat Creek

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Location of Boat Creek

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This monitoring station is located in the grounds of the Gladstone Area Water Board’s Boat Creek pumping station on the Mt Larcom, Gladstone Road, north of Gladstone.

Established in June 2008, the station monitors emissions from the industrial area north of Gladstone. As part of the Clean and Healthy Air for Gladstone Project, the station measured levels of a range of hazardous air pollutants including heavy metals and organic compounds between November 2008 and June 2010.

Monitoring period
28 June 2008–
Parameters monitored
  • Nitrogen dioxide
  • Particle PM10
  • Particle PM2.5
  • Sulfur dioxide
  • Visibility
  • Humidity
  • Temperature
  • Wind direction
  • Wind speed

Current measurements at 9pm 20 July 2019

Air quality
ParameterAir quality indexMeasurementRunning average
Particle PM1031very good19.3µg/m³15.5µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Particle PM2.527very good6.7µg/m³6.8µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Visibility4very good9Mm⁻¹9Mm⁻¹ (1hr avg)
Nitrogen dioxide0very good0ppm0ppm (1hr avg)
Sulfur dioxide2very good0.004ppm0.004ppm (1hr avg)
Wind direction153deg
Wind speed1.5m/s

Legend to air quality index colours

  • Very good 0–33
  • Good 34–66
  • Fair 67–99
  • Poor 100–149
  • Very poor >150

None of the data is validated (0% validated, 0/8 records)

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Last updated
19 February 2019
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