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


MONAIRNET Sampling Site:

  • Wolkersdorf

Sampling site type:

  • background suburban

GPS coordinates:

  • 48°23'34.47"N, 16°31'18.98"E


  • 260 m

Sampling methods on this site within the MONAIRNET project:

  • Atmospheric Deposition
  • Passive Air Sampling
  • Needles Sampling (Passive Air Sampling)

Site Description:

The sampling site is located close to a small town of Wolkersdorf. The sampling site is surrounded by wineyards and other agricultural land. A highway with heavy traffic is also in the vicinity of the site.

Heavy traffic (near highway), solid fuels combustion (domestic heating) and dust particles from surrounding fields are the majority sources of air pollution on this site.