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Station overview—Boyne Island

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Location of Boyne Island

Map marker is indicative only. It does not reflect the exact location of the station.
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Established in October 2008, the monitoring station is located in the northern part of the Boyne Island residential community.

Modelling indicates this area of Boyne Island and Tannum Sands is likely to experience the greatest impacts from industrial air emissions.

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
1 October 2008–
Parameters monitored
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Nitrogen dioxide
  • Particle PM10
  • Particle PM2.5
  • Sulfur dioxide
  • Visibility
  • Humidity
  • Temperature
  • Wind direction
  • Wind speed

Current measurements at 11pm 18 July 2019

Air quality
ParameterAir quality indexMeasurementRunning average
Particle PM107very good3.1µg/m³3.4µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Particle PM2.58very good2.5µg/m³2.1µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Visibility0very good0Mm⁻¹0Mm⁻¹ (1hr avg)
Carbon monoxide0very good0ppm0ppm (8hr avg)
Nitrogen dioxide3very good0.004ppm0.004ppm (1hr avg)
Sulfur dioxide1very good0.001ppm0.001ppm (1hr avg)
Meteorological
ParameterMeasurement
Wind direction215deg
Wind speed0.9m/s
Humidity70.2%
Temperature14°C

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, 0/10 records)

Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
19 February 2019
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