Poolbeg Plume Plotter
Poolbeg incinerator plume
at 18:30 on Wed, 24 Jul 2024
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The map shows the (predicted) current state of pollution from the incinerator at Poolbeg, Dublin.

The red line shows wind direction. Green rings show distance (km). Colours show concentration of oxides of nitrogen at ground level. Maximum: 19.7 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
Sulphur dioxide
TOC
Carbon monoxide
Hydrogen chloride
Hydrogen flouride
Cadmium and thallium
Mercury
Other metals
Dioxins and furans

Oxides of nitrogen
Particulates
Sulphur dioxide
TOC
Carbon monoxide
Hydrogen chloride
Hydrogen flouride
Cadmium and thallium
Mercury
Other metals
Dioxins and furans

Concentration
per m3
Background
(annual mean)
Plume
Oxides of nitrogen27.6 µg19.7 µg(71%)
Particulates30 µg547 ng(2%)
Sulphur dioxide14 µg4.37 µg(31%)
TOC1.7 µg547 ng(32%)
Carbon monoxide510 µg3.28 µg(1%)
Hydrogen chloride240 ng875 ng(364%)
Hydrogen flouride10 ng87.5 ng(875%)
Cadmium and thallium1 ng5.47 ng(547%)
Mercury1 ng2.19 ng(219%)
Other metals10 ng43.7 ng(437%)
Dioxins and furans56 fg5.47 fg(10%)
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Emissions:
Planned
Historical
Latest weather data
Wind 14.8 km/h (4.1 m/s) from 210°. Cloud cover: 8/10. Temp: 19°C. Pressure: 1011 mb. Data from Dublin airport at 18:30.