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Port Talbot

Site Name: Port Talbot
Site Type: Urban Background
Easting, Northing: 278027, 188242
Latitude, Longitude: 51.579800, -3.761690
OS Grid Ref: SS7803688249
Address: Groeswen Hospital, Margam Road, Port Talbot
Site Comments: The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air-conditioned housing located within the grounds of a small hospital. The nearest road is the M4 motorway approximately 75 metres distance which passes through the town. Traffic flow is approximately 50,000 - 55,000 vehicles per day in a typical weekday. The station is approximately 700 metres from a large steelworks. The manifold inlet is approximately 3.5 metres high and the surrounding area is open. (LA site ref.:)

Monitoring Network: Partisol research network
Parameter Date Started Date Ended
PM10 Particulate matter (daily measured) 28/09/2000 09/05/2004 
PM2.5 Particulate matter (daily measured) 14/09/2000 22/07/2007 
Daily measured PM10 (uncorrected) 28/09/2000 09/05/2004 
Daily measured PM2.5 (uncorrected) 14/09/2000 22/07/2007 
Monitoring Network: Welsh Automatic Urban pollution Monitoring
Parameter Date Started Date Ended
Nitric Oxide 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 
Nitrogen dioxide 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 
Ozone 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 
Particulates < 10um (hourly measured) 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 
Sulphur dioxide 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 13/02/2006 24/07/2007 
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 13/02/2006 24/07/2007 
Particulates < 10um (hourly measured) 09/01/1997 24/07/2007 

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