Air quality, atmospheric pollution and environmental nuisance

Air quality monitoring

To review and assess air quality, we measure the levels using a number of techniques. We also use a model to predict future levels.

As in the ASR, we have located our own real time monitoring stations at various locations in the city in the last decade. The remaining operational unit is sited near to the A63.

This information is supplemented by long term sampling at over 50 locations across the city. This is through using Defra approved methods, such as NO2 diffusion tubes.

There are also 2 monitoring stations operated in Hull as part of the DEFRA monitoring network -