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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 Ken Stevenson AQ mapping for Scotland use of the data to map pollution concentrations throughout Scotland Nikki Brophy - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Overview and QA/QCKen Stevenson

  • Web based database of air quality data throughout Scotland

    Quality Assurance programme to ensure harmonised data qualityKen Stevenson

    AQ mapping for Scotland use of the data to map pollution concentrations throughout ScotlandNikki Brophy

    Website features and functionality and use of data to determine trends in air quality in Scotland Paul Willis

  • QA/QC of Scottish sitesCurrent Situation:47 Sites on Scottish website14 AURN10 funded by Scottish Grant Scheme23 operated under this project so farIn the pipeline Edinburgh Gorgie Road, Ayr High Street, East Kilbride Whirlies and Fife Rosyth51 in total

  • Scottish Government QA/QC ProgrammeAberdeen (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

  • Site Audit Visits 2007Glasgow 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

  • 6-Monthly site intercalibration and audit

    QA/QC Unit visit every site in network every 6-months

    Full check of: All analysers, Calibration standards, Site infrastructure, Local operator.

  • Problems found at 2007 audits2 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:- -36.4% -17.3% -39% -19.2%

    1 NOx leak test:-

  • Data Ratification

  • Why is Aberdeen Market Street so high ?

  • Introduction of PM10 Monitoring by TEOM FDMS

    What is FDMS

  • FDMS sites in ScotlandNational 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

  • Data From FDMS National Network

  • Data From FDMS LA data