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Station overview—Springwood

Location of Springwood

Map marker is indicative only. It does not reflect the exact location of the station.
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The site, established in 1999, is located on the grounds of the Springwood State High School.

Monitoring period
1 October 2003–
Parameters monitored
  • Nitrogen dioxide
  • Ozone
  • Particle PM10
  • Particle PM2.5
  • Sulfur dioxide
  • Temperature
  • Wind direction
  • Wind speed
  • Benzene
  • Formaldehyde
  • Toluene
  • Xylene

Current measurements at 5am 18 January 2020

Air quality
ParameterAir quality indexMeasurementRunning average
Particle PM1019very good0µg/m³9.4µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Particle PM2.54very good0µg/m³1.1µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Nitrogen dioxide2very good0.002ppm0.002ppm (1hr avg)
Ozone7very good0.007ppm0.007ppm (1hr avg)
Sulfur dioxide1very good0.002ppm0.002ppm (1hr avg)
ParameterAir quality indexMeasurementRunning average
Benzene0very good0.5ppb1ppb (24hr avg)
Toluene1very good5.6ppb5.6ppb (24hr avg)
Xylene10very good31.4ppb25.1ppb (24hr avg)
Formaldehyde0very good1ppb0ppb (24hr avg)
Wind direction211deg
Wind speed1.7m/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, 0/12 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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