The Edinburgh Bush station including cabins are equipped for Air Quality Equipment Testing: 10m meteorological mast; manifold for atmospheric composition; calibrators and atmospheric composition instruments; storage; plus outdoor area for instrumentation testing.
The Edinburgh Bush Air Quality facility was built in the 1970s, initially to measure sulphur dioxide. Since then it has been further developed for: Air Quality Equipment testing, research and monitoring (as a member of UK networks including UKEAP, AURN and SEPA flood monitoring).
The Edinburgh Bush Air Quality facility provides important contributions and long-term data to UK air quality monitoring networks, and houses a wide array of atmospheric monitoring equipment that can be flexibly deployed.
No external partners help to operate the air quality equipment testing and calibration facility.
For access to the air quality equipment testing and calibration facility, contact the site manager: Matt Jones, UKCEH Edinburgh.
This facility is located 20 metres from UKCEH Edinburgh.
Funding sources for the Air Quality Equipment Testing facility include: NERC National Capability LTSS: UK-SCaPE programme; Defra Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN); research project grants.
Users of the Air Quality Equipment Testing facility include: UKCEH scientists; Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA); DEFRA - Environment Agency; Bureau Veritas.
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