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

České Budějovice

MONAIRNET Sampling Site:

  • České Budějovice

Sampling site type:

  • background, urban

GPS coordinates:

  • 48°58'21.2"N, 14°28'13.5"E


  • 416 m

Sampling methods within the MONAIRNET project on this site:

  • Passive Air Sampling

Site Description:

The site is located southwest from the České Budějovice city centre in the Astronomical Observatory, Zátkovo nábřeží 9/4. The sampling site was situated in a city park in the vicinity of the Vltava river. Passive samplers were deployed on the roof of a building, on a steel construction, approximately 10 meters above ground.

The transport and domestic heating are likely to be the strongest sources of air pollution for this sampling site.