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Station overview—Moranbah

Location of Moranbah

Map marker is indicative only. It does not reflect the exact location of the station.
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Established in March 2011, the Moranbah station measures particle levels to assess the impact of coal mining operations in the Moranbah community and surrounding area.

Monitoring period
15 March 2011–
Parameters monitored
  • Particle PM10
  • Particle PM2.5
  • Temperature
  • Wind direction
  • Wind speed

Current measurements at 6pm 15 October 2019

Air quality
ParameterAir quality indexMeasurementRunning average
Particle PM1050good33.6µg/m³25µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Particle PM2.528very good7.9µg/m³7.1µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Meteorological
ParameterMeasurement
Wind direction275deg
Wind speed2.7m/s
Temperature36.6°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
29 August 2019
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