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


MONAIRNET Sampling Site:

  • Irnfritz

Sampling site type:

  • background, rural

GPS coordinates:

  • 48°43'26.89"N, 15°29'54.43"E


  • 556 m

Sampling methods on this site within the MONAIRNET project:

  • Passive Air Sampling

Site Description:

The sampling site is located close to Rothweindorf, south west from Irnfritz. Passive air samplers were deployed on the roof of a container measuring air quality.

Possible pollution sources on this site are of anthropogenic origin - intensive agriculture, however, domestic heating from Rothweindorf and local transport are less likely sources.