Below are two plots that show today's and yesterday's unvalidated air quality data from the Ti Tree Bend air station.
Please see the information about
BLANkET and interpreting the data plots.
On the 14th of March 2012 a DRX dustrak was installed at Ti Tree Bend. This is the same instrument as is used at the BLANkET stations. The plots below show data from the DRX.
Today's unvalidated air quality data from Ti Tree Bend air station air station
Yesterday's unvalidated air quality data from Ti Tree Bend air station:
(If network issues have prevented connection to the station the plot will show the most recently available complete day of data.)
For the today's plot, the data are automatically updated every hour throughout the day. If the plot below does not change after hit 'refresh' or 'reload' (or press F5) on your browser. (Try Control-F5 if the page doesn't change with F5.)
The yesterday's plot shows the real-time values measured for the whole day yesterday.
Important Note: These data are indicative only, and are provided for public information. These unvalidated data cannot be used to determine if air quality standards have been exceeded.
Final data will be available on EPA Tasmania's website after validation. Visit our validated air quality data pages.
In keeping with legislative requirements the data are reported in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) throughout the year.
PM2.5 is an indicator of smoke. These are the red square symbols in the plots. PM2.5 values below 5 µg m-3 signify very clear air. On a smoky winter's evening in Hobart or Launceston PM2.5 may be near 50 µg m-3 for several hours.