Geoff Broughton is recognised as a National and International
expert on ambient air quality monitoring, telemetry, processing and reporting
to the UK government and EU. Managed specialist teams that downloaded and
processed data from all UK instrument types using the sophisticated HIS
software I created. Worked as the Principal Air Quality Data Manager at AEA
Harwell until made redundant in May 2010. Now an independent consultant
providing expert data ratification and data management for sites and
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skills and achievements
the HIS software to communicate with all UK air quality instruments and
data loggers protocols, alarms and diagnostics (AirPointer,
Ambirack, API, Envidas, Environnement, FDMS, Horiba, Met One Monitor Labs,
Odessa, Osiris, TEOM, Thermo, WebLogger) via modems, GSM, GPRS, FTP and BroadBand.
air quality data and limit value analysis directly to Defra and the EU
fulfilling statutory Directives and UK requirements for more than 10
and lead specialist teams to collect, process and quality control in
near-real time meeting tough customer deadlines for over 300 monitoring
the "Quality Circle" to hammer out issues and push through
systematic improvements for the UK national networks.
the AURN "Production Line" methodology to deliver
quality-controlled measurements for Defra that hit all 27 quarterly
data throughput to grow by 20% per year and staff costs to fall by 30%.
the "Air Quality in the UK" series of reports and definitive
8 European expert workshops on air quality reporting.
understanding of the underlying measurement data, the UK historical
archive, the range of air quality standards and calculation methods.
by AEA CEO for the retention of the AURN and Gibraltar multi-million
Visual FoxPro 9. Expert user with 20 million record relational
databases. Created the HIS software with 200,000 line scripts and
integrated graphical, FTP and Telecommunications libraries. Remote
control of Word, Excel and OutLook for
automated import / export functions.
Office (Word, Excel. and PowerPoint). Very experienced.
Windows. Very experienced.
site tools. Created own web sites with menus and embedded photos.
air quality software (Enview, ComVisioner, AirViro, Indic, Monet, APICom, RPCom). Limited
experience since used HIS instead.
Principal Air Quality Data
Manager 1994 to 2010 AEA Harwell
of telemetry system
of data collecting protocols
of data and calibration importation
of data processing techniques
of new instrument techniques into the national networks
reporting to the UK and EU
Senior Air Quality Data
Manager 1982 to 1994 Warren Spring Laboratory (WSL)
Physics BSc (Hon) Upper 2nd
University of Birmingham
1979 to 1982