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Station overview—Brisbane CBD

Location of Brisbane CBD

Map marker is indicative only. It does not reflect the exact location of the station.
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Air quality monitoring in the Brisbane CBD began in 1995 at a site in an elevated position at the Queensland University of Technology's Gardens Point campus.

Monitoring period
1 January 2000–
Parameters monitored
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Nitrogen dioxide
  • Ozone
  • Particle PM10
  • Sulfur dioxide
  • Visibility
  • Temperature
  • Wind direction
  • Wind speed

Current measurements at 12pm 6 December 2019

Air quality
ParameterAir quality indexMeasurementRunning average
Particle PM1073fair28.6µg/m³36.3µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Visibility16very good38Mm⁻¹38Mm⁻¹ (1hr avg)
Meteorological
ParameterMeasurement
Wind direction312deg
Wind speed0.4m/s
Temperature39.2°C

Legend to air quality index colours about index values

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

None of the data is validated (0% validated, 0/5 records)

About air quality index values

Our scientists create an air quality index by converting measured pollutant concentrations into index values which make it easier to interpret air quality data by reducing the complexity associated with pollutant concentrations.

The index value is the pollutant concentration expressed as a proportion of the National Environment Protection Measure for Ambient Air Quality (Air NEPM) standard or the Environmental Protection (Air) Policy 2008 (Air EPP) objective.

More information about air quality index.

Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
3 December 2019
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