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Operation and Management of the EMEP Supersite in the UK 2008 onwards - AQ0618

This contract will implement a monitoring site at Auchencorth Moss in the UK to meet the requirements of a Level II supersite as outlined in the EMEP monitoring strategy and measurement programme 2004-2009 under the Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution.
Core objectives
• Installation and set up of Auchencorth Moss supersite to meet level II requirements
• Management of site and operation of equipment at Auchencorth Moss supersite to meet level II requirements including those measurements directly covered under this contract and those where contractor is acting as LSO under other existing Defra contracts
• Collation of data including QA/QC as necessary for all parameters related to level II monitoring covered directly under this contract and indirectly by other existing Defra contracts
• Submission of collated data to EMEP
• Dissemination of collated data on internet
• Detailed reporting of collated data to Defra on an annual basis including scientific interpretation of trends, etc
• General reporting of progress to Defra on a quarterly basis in accordance with milestones
Project Documents
• Annual Report : SPU202 Operation and management of EMEP Supersite   (693k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2006

To: 2011

Cost: £1,336,213
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
Air Pollution              
Environmental Protection              
Fields of Study
Air Quality