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


MONAIRNET Sampling Site:

  • Jihlava

Sampling site type:

  • city background

GPS coordinates:

  • 49°24'05.9"N, 15°36'36.0"E


  • 502 m

Sampling methods on this site within the MONAIRNET project:

  • Passive Air Sampling
  • Needles Sampling (Passive Air Sampling)

Site Description:

The site is situated on the eastern edge of the Jihlava city, in the grounds of the Elementary School of Otokar Březina, Demlova 4765/34, Jihlava. It is located in the lower part of the slope of about 8% rise. Passive samplers were deployed in the school garden, on the roof of the Czech hydrometeorological Institute (CHMI) container, approximately 3m above the ground.

The site was classified as a city background site, on the outskirts of a residential area (block of flats) in the eastern part of the city. Transport is considered to be the most significant source of selected pollutants.