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Station overview—Upper Humbug

Location of Upper Humbug

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Monitoring on Upper Humbug road in the Tara region began in September 2019. This monitoring station is managed by environmental consultants on behalf of Origin Energy to assess air quality in proximity to an area of intensive coal seam gas (CSG) production.

Monitoring period
12 September 2019–
Parameters monitored
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Nitrogen dioxide
  • Ozone
  • Particle PM10
  • Particle PM2.5
  • Particles TSP
  • Humidity
  • Rainfall
  • Solar radiation
  • Temperature
  • Wind direction
  • Wind speed

Current measurements at 6am 13 July 2020

Air quality
ParameterAir quality indexMeasurementRunning average
Particle PM105very good2µg/m³2.7µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Particle PM2.57very good1µg/m³1.8µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Particles TSP4very good3µg/m³3.4µg/m³ (24hr avg)
Carbon monoxide2very good0.2ppm0.2ppm (8hr avg)
Nitrogen dioxide5very good0.006ppm0.006ppm (1hr avg)
Ozone9very good0.009ppm0.009ppm (1hr avg)
Wind direction218deg
Wind speed0.3m/s
Solar radiation0W/m²

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)

An offline message in a cell indicates that measurements are temporarily unavailable due to equipment servicing or failure. See network status.

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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