Queensland 2014 hourly PM2.5 data

URL: https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset/6c555c27-2c92-4d52-815c-aa02c9e7d3c4/resource/a8210363-5498-46b2-b423-937494bfe49d/download/pm2-5-qld-2014.csv

Period of reporting: 1 January to 31 December 2014
Monitoring sites: Cannon Hill, Lytton, Rocklea, South Brisbane, Springwood, Woolloongabba, Wynnum North, Wynnum West (South East Queensland); Jondaryan (Jondaryan); Boat Creek, Boyne Island, Clinton, South Gladstone, Targinie (Gladstone region)
Measurement units: micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m^3)
Measurement technique (Springwood, Wynnum North - until 28 February): Tapered Element Oscillating Balance (TEOM) Model 1400AB operated in accordance with AS 3580.9.8

  • Measurement values do not compensate for loss of semi-volatile components from the collected particulate matter.
  • Reported values are unadjusted instrument output values as per the requirements of the Air NEPM Technical Paper on Monitoring for Particles as PM2.5.
  • Negative hourly PM2.5 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.

Measurement technique (Lytton, Wynnum North - from 1 March, Wynnum West): Dichotomous Tapered Element Oscillating Balance (TEOM) Model 1405-D operated in accordance with AS/NZS 3580.9.13 (excluding FDMS requirements)

  • Measurement values do not compensate for loss of semi-volatile components from the collected particulate matter.
  • Reported concentrations are uncorrected instrument output values.
  • Negative hourly PM2.5 concentrations down to -5 µg/m^3 resulting from instrument noise at low particle concentrations are reported.

Measurement technique (Cannon Hill, Rocklea, South Brisbane, Woolloongabba, Jondaryan, Boat Creek, Boyne Island, Clinton, South Gladstone, Targinie): Dichotomous Tapered Element Oscillating Balance (TEOM) Model 1405-DF fitted with Filter Dynamics Measurement System (FDMS) operated in accordance with AS/NZS 3580.9.13

  • The FDMS system compensates for the loss of semi-volatile components from the collected particulate matter.
  • Reported concentrations are uncorrected instrument output values.
  • The reported PM2.5 concentrations are calculated from running 1-hour average concentrations updated at six minute intervals.
  • Negative hourly PM2.5 concentrations down to -5 µg/m^3 resulting from instrument noise at low particle concentrations are reported.

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Data Dictionary

Column Type Label Description
Date timestamp
Time text
Boat Creek (Gladstone) (µg/m^3) numeric
Boyne Island (Gladstone) (µg/m^3) numeric
Cannon Hill (South East Queensland) (µg/m^3) numeric
Clinton (Gladstone) (µg/m^3) numeric
Jondaryan (Jondaryan) (µg/m^3) text
Lytton (South East Queensland) (µg/m^3) text
Rocklea (South East Queensland) (µg/m^3) numeric
South Brisbane (South East Queensland) (µg/m^3) numeric
South Gladstone (Gladstone) (µg/m^3) numeric
Springwood (South East Queensland) (µg/m^3) numeric
Targinie (Gladstone) (µg/m^3) numeric
Woolloongabba (South East Queensland) (µg/m^3) numeric
Wynnum North (South East Queensland) (µg/m^3) numeric
Wynnum West (South East Queensland) (µg/m^3) text

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