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Overview and QA/QC Ken Stevenson. Web based database of air quality data throughout Scotland Quality Assurance programme – to ensure harmonised data quality.

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1 Overview and QA/QC Ken Stevenson

2 Web based database of air quality data throughout Scotland Quality Assurance programme – to ensure harmonised data quality Ken Stevenson AQ mapping for Scotland – use of the data to map pollution concentrations throughout Scotland Nikki Brophy Website features and functionality and use of data to determine trends in air quality in Scotland Paul Willis

3 QA/QC of Scottish sites Current Situation: 47 Sites on Scottish website 14 AURN 10 funded by Scottish Grant Scheme 23 operated under this project – so far In the pipeline – Edinburgh Gorgie Road, Ayr High Street, East Kilbride Whirlies and Fife Rosyth 51 in total

4 Scottish Government QA/QC Programme Aberdeen (3) East Dunbartonshire (2) Edinburgh (4) Falkirk (3) N. Lanarkshire (5) Glasgow (4) West Dunbartonshire (2) South Ayrshire (1) Renfrewshire (1) South Lanarkshire (1) East Renfrewshire (1) Midlothian (2) East Lothian (2) West Lothian (1) Shetland (1 new site) Total 6 existing and one new site still to incorporate

5 Site Audit Visits 2007 Glasgow Waulkmillglen Reservoir Grant Funded 1st Audit 2nd Audit Grangemouth Municipal Chambers Dundee Broughty Ferry Road N.Lanarkshire Chapelhall Dundee Lochee Road N.Lanarkshire Coatbridge Ellis Rd Dundee Mains Loan N.Lanarkshire Coatbridge Wifflet Rd Dundee Seagate N.Lanarkshire Croy Dundee Union Street N.Lanarkshire Harthill Dundee Whitehall Street West Dunbartonshire Clydebank Fife Cupar West Dunbartonshire Glasgow Road Fife Dunfermline Perth Perth 2

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7 Problems found at 2007 audits 2 NOx converters < 95% (90.8% 93.5%) 1 Ozone out by more than 10% (13%) 5 Teom:- 2 Ko not agreeing 1 Ko out by -5.53% 1 Main flow out by 12% 1 Leak test failed 4 NO Cylinders: % -17.3% -39% -19.2% 1 NOx leak test:-

8 Data Ratification

9 Why is Aberdeen Market Street so high ?

10 Very busy road with pelican crossing nearby Lorry park behind site Construction yard in front of site Aberdeen Market Street

11 Introduction of PM10 Monitoring by TEOM FDMS What is FDMS

12 FDMS sites in Scotland National Network – Edinburgh St Leonards and Auchencorth Moss Joining Scottish database – Ayr High Street, East Kilbride Whirlies, Fife Rosyth To Join Scottish database – Clarkston (East Renfrewshire) and Linlithgow (West Lothian) Other FRMS site in Scotland – Angus, East Dunbartonshire, Hamilton, Rutherglen, Glasgow + others

13 Data From FDMS – National Network

14 Data From FDMS – LA data

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