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


MONAIRNET Sampling Site:

  • Schöneben

Sampling site type:

  • background, rural

GPS coordinates:

  • 48°42'39.37"N, 13°57'2.74"E


  • 920 m

Sampling methods on this site within the MONAIRNET project:

  • Passive Air Sampling

Site Description:

Sampling sites are located in the saddle of mountain areas. The site is surrounded by forests. Passive air samplers were deployed on the roof of a container measuring air quality.

This sampling site can be classified as a mountain background site. Domestic heating (combustion of solid fuels) in nearby chalets and local transport are the only likely sources of pollution.