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Lower Hunter, Newcastle Local and Central Coast monitoring sites

Map of the Lower Hunter region showing the Beresfield, Wallsend and Newcastle air quality monitoring sites

Lower Hunter

Monitoring site

 

Status 
July 2013

   Latitude   
(South)

   Longitude   
(East)

O3

NO

NO2
NOx

 

NEPH

TEOM-
PM10

TEOM-
PM2.5

SO2

CO

Beresfield Francis Greenway High School Active 32° 47' 54" 151° 39' 36"

Å

Å

Å

Å

Å

Å

 
Newcastle Athletics Field Active 32° 55' 57" 151° 45' 30"

Å

Å

Å

Å

 

Å

Å

Wallsend Swimming Pool Active

32° 53' 46"

151° 40' 09"

Å

Å

Å

Å

Å

Å

 
Å = OEH-operated site

Newcastle Local

The Newcastle Local air quality monitoring sites are not designated as Ambient Air Quality National Environment Protection Measure (NEPM) compliance monitoring stations.

Monitoring site

 

Status 
August 2014

   Latitude   
(South)

   Longitude   
(East)

O3

NO

NO2
NOx

 

NEPH

TEOM-
PM10

TEOM-
PM2.5

SO2

NH3

Carrington Hargrave St & Garrett St Active 32° 54' 35" 151° 45' 48"  

Å

 

Å

Å

Å

 
Mayfield Murray Dwyer Circuit Active 32° 53' 06" 151° 43' 42"  

Å

 

Å

Å

Å

 
Stockton Fullerton St park Active

32° 54' 07"

151° 47' 03"

 

Å

 

Å

Å

Å

Å

Å = OEH-operated site

Central Coast

Monitoring site

 

Status 
July 2013

   Latitude   
(South)

   Longitude   
(East)

O3

NO

NO2
NOx

 

NEPH

TEOM-
PM10

TEOM-
PM2.5

SO2

CO

Wyong Wyong racecourse                               Active 33° 16' 44" 151° 25' 57"

Å

Å

Å

Å

Å

Å

 Å
Å = OEH-operated site

Glossary

  • O3: ozone
  • NO: nitrogen oxide
  • NO2: nitrogen dioxide
  • NOx: oxides of nitrogen
  • NEPH: suspended fine particles as measured by a nephelometer
  • TSP: total suspended particulates
  • PM10: particles less than 10 micrometres in diameter measured using a high-volume sampler
  • TEOM-PM10: particles less than 10 micrometres in diameter measured using a tapered element oscillating microbalance
  • TEOM-PM2.5: particles less than 2.5 micrometres in diameter measured using a tapered element oscillating microbalance
  • SO2: sulfur dioxide
  • CO: carbon monoxide
  • Pb: lead
  • Cd: cadmium

See also: Definitions.

About air quality sampling.

More about air quality monitoring.

 

Page last updated: 19 February 2015