Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

Gateshead A1 Dunston (GA1)

Latitude: 54.951529
Longitude: -1.649945
Date Started: 01/01/2015
Altitude: 20 metres
Inlet Height: 3 metres
Environment: Roadside
Site Comments
The station is situated at the top of the Dunston slip road. It sits above the A1 just south of the MetroCentre shopping complex. It is a roadside location, approx 16m from the nearest house.

Latest Data

This monitoring site data was last updated: 13/12/2017 01:00

Parameter Pollution Band Concentration Period
Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) Low (Index 1) 4 µg/m3 hourly mean
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) Low (Index 1) 11 µg/m3 (TEOM) 24 Hour mean
Nitric oxide (NO) not applicable 1 µg/m3 hourly mean
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide (NOx as NO2) not applicable 6 µg/m3 hourly mean

Note: Values are based on provisional data. Data are GMT hour ending.
PM10 is measured as a running 24 hour mean, up to the current hour, and the band/index is calculated accordingly.

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