Prospect air quality monitoring station

The Prospect air quality monitoring station is located in William Lawson Park, Myrtle Street, Prospect.  It is in a residential area.

Air quality monitoring region: Sydney north-west

Commissioned: February 2007

Elevation: 66 metres

Using data from this station, we provide hourly pollutant concentrations, 24-hour summary and an Air Quality Index (AQI).

The following air pollutants and meteorological variables are measured at Prospect:

  • Ozone (O3)
  • Oxides of nitrogen (NO, NO2 and NOx)
  • Sulfur dioxide (SO2)
  • Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Visibility using nephelometry
  • Fine particles as PM2.5
  • Fine particles as - PM10
  • Wind speed, wind direction and sigma theta
  • Ambient temperature
  • Relative humidity
  • Solar radiation