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Ambient air quality networks monitor compliance with air quality targets and generate valuable data to support policy setting and research activities. NPL operates and manages three UK ambient air quality networks for the Environment Agency, which manages their delivery for Defra.
NPL also contributes to the delivery of two other UK ambient air quality networks
In addition to the routine operation of the networks, NPL also inputs into relevant CEN standardisation committees and delivers research to maximise the value of the data generated by the network. Examples of published research using network data includes:
Concentration trends of metals in ambient air in the UK: a review (subscription required - content behind paywall)
Our research and measurement solutions support innovation and product development. We work with companies to deliver business advantage and commercial success. Contact our Customer Services team on +44 20 8943 7070