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Station overview—The Gap

Location of The Gap

Map marker is indicative only. It does not reflect the exact location of the station.
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The Gap station, established in 2009, is located in the grounds of the ‘Outback at Isa’ Centre in a residential area on the corner of Marian and Corbould Streets.

Monitoring period
1 April 2009–
Parameters monitored
  • Particle PM10
  • Sulfur dioxide
  • Humidity
  • Temperature
  • Wind direction
  • Wind speed
  • Arsenic
  • Copper
  • Lead
  • Nickel
  • Zinc

Current measurements at 4am 18 January 2020

Air quality
ParameterAir quality indexMeasurementRunning average
Particle PM10262very poor48.8µg/m³130.9µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Sulfur dioxide0very good0ppm0ppm (1hr avg)
ParameterAir quality indexMeasurementRunning average
Lead2very good-0.043µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Arsenic1very good-0.002µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Cadmium0very good-0.004µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Copper0very good-0.116µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Zinc0very good-0.143µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Nickel2very good-0.002µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Wind direction216deg
Wind speed0.5m/s

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, 0/11 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.

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Last updated
3 December 2019
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