MonAirNet | Strengthening the Austrian-Czech Republic Cross-Border Cooperation:
Impact Assessment of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the atmosphere


MONAIRNET Sampling Site:

  • Annaberg

Sampling site type:

  • background, rural

GPS coordinates:

  • 47°51'44.45"N, 15°19'13.28"E


  • 880 m

Sampling methods on this site within the MONAIRNET project:

  • Passive Air Sampling

Site Description:

The sampling site is located west of Annaberg bei Mariazell. Passive samplers were deployed on a steel construction above grassy terrain.

In the vicinity of the sampling sites there are no major sources of monitored pollutants. The sampling site is classified as rural background site. The air pollution concentrations of monitored pollutants may be affected by a limited local transport (passive sampler was placed near local roads) and local heating.