Air Quality Monitoring Services

Ricardo Energy & Environment can help with all your air quality monitoring requirements

David Madle

Contact David Madle to discuss
all air quality monitoring and data management requirements

  • Data management: To AURN or LAQM standards to include data collection, checking, scaling, ratification, QA/QC and data dissemination via Air Quality England or bespoke website.
  • ISO 17025 UKAS Accredited Quality Control Audits: Providing essential input to the data management process, the tests check that data are representative of ambient concentrations.
  • Local Site Operations: We have fully trained LSO's providing services across the UK.
  • Monitoring Stations Hire: We provide, install and run air quality monitoring stations to meet short, medium or long term measurement needs. From advice on the installation to provision of ratified datasets and reporting for LAQM, planning applications or Environmental Impact Assessments.
  • Cost-effective Mobile Monitoring: Our mobile monitoring service is a cost effective method of characterising the spatial distribution of a wide range of pollutants. Mobile Monitoring is via a mobile unit or backpack suitable for investigations in most terrain, from urban to roadside, schools, hospitals, quarries etc. Current uses include pre and post infrastructure changes, development of mitigation and action plans. GPS and video measurements for mapping concentrations are provided.
  • Real World Emission Monitoring: Providing a database of real world vehicle emissions measurements, data and analysis (make, model, engine size, fuel type, emissions) to inform modelling, LAQM/AQMA, action planning, policy and to guide behavioural change campaigns.

Ricardo Energy & Environment can help with your LAQM reports, action planning and low emission strategies

Guy Hitchcock

Contact Guy Hitchcock to discuss your LAQM reporting, action planning & low emission strategies requirements:

  • Providing Local Air Quality Management reports, Annual Status Reports, assessments and analysis. Ricardo Energy & Environment have a long history of producing LAQM assessments and reports for local authorities and many have been highlighted as examples of good practice by DEFRA and the Devolved Administrations. Includes:
    • Dispersion modelling assessments, emission inventories and source apportionment analysis.
  • Supporting and delivering Action Planning. Ricardo Energy & Environment can assist authorities with the development and implementation of air quality action plans. Assisting with the assessment, design, engagement, implementation and performance measurement of plans. Includes:
    • Undertake feasibility studies of options such as Low Emission Zones / Clean Air Zones and/or health impact assessments.
  • Developing Low Emission Strategies with authorities to help deliver a variety of measures to improve air quality and deliver carbon reduction measures across a wider range of fields which enhance and support action plan measures.
  • Undertaking Training and professional development courses. Ricardo Energy & Environment has the expertise and provides training for a number of authorities and agencies on LAQM, improving air quality and emissions related fields.