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


MONAIRNET Sampling Site:

  • Sonnblick

Site Description:

  • background, remote

GPS coordinates:

  • 47°03'14.38"N, 12°57'27.10"E


  • 3105 m

Sampling methods on this site within the MONAIRNET project:

  • Passive Air Sampling

Site Description:

The site is located close to the Alps Observatory on the ridge of the Sonnblick. Mountain range and a glacier without vegetation are the only surroundings. The passive sampler was placed in the grounds of the observatory.

The sampling site represents remote alpine background site.