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Townsville Coast Guard (Townsville) 2013 hourly air quality and meteorological data

Part industry-operated monitoring site: Data received from industry validated by Queensland Government
Period of operation: 1 January to 31 December 2013
Site location: Latitude: -19.2526; Longitude: 146.8272 (wind, rainfall, PM10 industry site), Latitude: -19.2542; Longitude: 146.8257 (temperature, TSP Queensland Government site)
AS/NZS 3580.1.1:2007 site classification: Peak (port operations)
AS/NZS 3580.1.1:2007 compliance (pollutants): Complies fully
AS/NZS 3580.14:2011 compliance (meteorology): Complies, except for:

  • Trees within 5 metres to the west of the industry monitoring station (no obstructions in direction of port operations).
  • Queensland Government monitoring station located on asphalt surface.

Wind sensor: Ultrasonic sensor

  • Height above ground level: 10 metres.

Temperature: Capacitive ceramic sensor
Rainfall: Tipping bucket rain gauge.
PM10: Tapered Element Oscillating Balance (TEOM) Model 1400AB operated in accordance with AS 3580.9.8—2001

  • Measurement values do not compensate for loss of semi-volatile components from the collected particulate matter.
  • Instrument output values are adjusted in accordance with US EPA equivalence designation method EQPM-1090-079 requirements (scaled by 1.03, offset by +3.0).
  • After adjustment, negative hourly PM10 concentrations less than -0.5 µg/m^3 are removed and concentrations between -0.5 µg/m^3 and 0.0 µg/m^3 are set to 0.0 µg/m^3.

TSP: Tapered Element Oscillating Microbalance (TEOM) Model 1400AB operated in accordance with AS 3580.9.8—2001

  • Measurement values do not compensate for loss of semi-volatile components from the collected particulate matter.
  • Instrument output values are adjusted in accordance with US EPA equivalence designation method EQPM-1090-079 requirements for PM10 (scaled by 1.03, offset by +3.0).
  • After adjustment, negative hourly TSP concentrations less than -0.5 µg/m^3 are removed and concentrations between -0.5 µg/m^3 and 0.0 µg/m^3 are set to 0.0 µg/m^3.

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Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Townsville Coast Guard (Townsville) 2013 hourly air quality and meteorological data API, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 25 May 2019

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