Query by Location - Results

Data Update 17/05/2022: The pollution concentration and deposition data in the Site Relevant Critical Load Tool has been updated to use the 3-year mean for the years 2018-20.

Habitat: Dwarf Shrub Heath

Grid Reference: NH881045

Grid Easting: 288500 to the 1km mid point (metres)

Grid Northing: 804500 to the 1km mid point (metres)

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Pollutant: Ammonia

Critical Level: 1.0 - 3 µg m-3

Concentration: 0.28 µg m-3

Data Year: 2018 - 2020

Exceedance: [-0.72] to [-2.72] µg m-3

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Pollutant: N Deposition

Critical Load Range:
Dry heaths: 10 - 20 Kg N/ha/year
Northern wet heath: Calluna-dominated wet heath (upland moorland): 10 - 20 Kg N/ha/year
Northern wet heath: Erica tetralix dominated wet heath: 10 - 20 Kg N/ha/year

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Deposition: 6.16 Kg N/ha/year

Data Year: 2018 - 2020

Exceedance Ranges:
Dry heaths [-3.84] to [-13.84] Kg N/ha/year
Northern wet heath: Calluna-dominated wet heath (upland moorland) [-3.84] to [-13.84] Kg N/ha/year
Northern wet heath: Erica tetralix dominated wet heath [-3.84] to [-13.84] Kg N/ha/year

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Pollutant: Nitrogen Oxides

Critical Level: 30 µg NOx (as NO2) m-3

Concentration: 1.35 µg NOx (as NO2) m-3

Data Year: 2018 - 2020

Exceedance: -28.65 µg NOx (as NO2) m-3

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Pollutant: Ozone

Critical Level: 5000 ppb hours (based on(Semi-)natural vegetation communities dominated by perennials, 6 month growing season mid April- mid October)

Exposure: 709.99 ppb hours

Data Year: 2007 - 2012

Exceedance: -4290.01 ppb hours

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Pollutant: Sulphur Dioxide

Critical Level: 20 µg m-3

Concentration: 0.29 µg m-3

Data Year: 2018 - 2020

Exceedance: -19.71 µg m-3

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Pollutant: Acid Deposition

Critical Load Class & Values:
Class: Dwarf shrub heath
CLmaxS: 0.4 CLminN: 1.035 CLmaxN: 1.435 (keq/ha/yr)

Deposition: 0.4 (N: 0.44 | S: 0.07) (keq/ha/yr)

Data Year: 2018 - 2020

Exceedance: