Aberdeen Plume Plotter
Aberdeen incinerator plume
at 21:50 on Sun, 25 Feb 2024
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The map shows the (predicted) current state of pollution from the proposed incinerator at East Tullos.

The red line shows wind direction. Green rings show distance (km). Colours show concentration of oxides of nitrogen at ground level. Maximum: 17.1 µg/m3. This is the concentration at the location that is most polluted by the plume.

Breakdown of pollutants at most polluted location (green = background, red = added by plume):

Oxides of nitrogen
Particulates PM10
Hydrogen chloride
Carbon monoxide
Sulphur dioxide
Ammonia
Mercury
Cadmium and thallium
Other metals
Dioxins and furans
PAHs

Oxides of nitrogen
Particulates PM10
Hydrogen chloride
Carbon monoxide
Sulphur dioxide
Ammonia
Mercury
Cadmium and thallium
Other metals
Dioxins and furans
PAHs

Concentration
per m3
Background
(annual mean)
Plume
Oxides of nitrogen39 µg17.1 µg(44%)
Particulates PM1022.5 µg1.2 µg(5%)
VOCsN/A1.2 µg
Hydrogen chloride310 ng1.2 µg(388%)
Hydrogen flourideN/A120 ng
Carbon monoxide280 µg6.1 µg(2%)
Sulphur dioxide2.58 µg6.1 µg(237%)
Ammonia650 ng1.2 µg(185%)
Mercury1.2 ng6.1 ng(509%)
Cadmium and thallium90 pg6.1 ng(6783%)
Other metals17.1 ng61 ng(357%)
Dioxins and furans48.7 fg12.2 fg(25%)
PAHs100 pg14.6 pg(15%)
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Emissions:
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Latest weather data
Wind 10.3 mph (4.6 m/s) from 300°. Cloud cover: 0/10. Temp: 2°C. Pressure: 1008 mb. Data from Aberdeen airport at 21:50.