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LATEST NEWS

New Appointment

September 24th, 2018|

Teresa Moreno Director of the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA), Spanish Research Council (CSIC), since May 2018.

AIRUSE, LIFE Public Choice Award.

September 24th, 2018|

AIRUSE: Winner for the LIFE Public Choice Award, in recognition of the theme of the EU Green Week 2018: "Green Cities".

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Air quality in cities, a global challenge

May 24th, 2018|

Presentation of the book: "The quality of air in cities. A global challenge"
Barcelona (Palau Macaya), June 6, 2018 Read more

Third PMF training course

March 12th, 2018|

Training Course on Positive Matrix Factorization for source apportionment studies.
24‐26th October 2018
Spanish Research Council (CSIC). Barcelona.
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EGAR Monitoring Network for atmospheric aerosols

MONTSENY

MSY- regional background site

The Montseny monitoring site is located in a valley in the Montseny range. It is placed in the Vilar de la Castanya (41°46′ 45.63″N, 02° 21′ 28.92″E, 720 meters masl) Barcelona, a research state belonging to the Generalitat de Catalunya.

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Barcelona

MONTSEC

MSA remote background sites

The Montsec monitoring site is located at the top of the Serra del Montsec, a calcareous mountain range in the Pre-Pyrenees, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, northeast Spain. It is located beside the facilities of the Montsec Astronomic Observatory, Montsec d’Ares (42° 3′ 5.95″N, 0°43′ 46.03″E, 1600 meters amsl, Lérida.

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BARCELONA

Urban background site

The Barcelona urban background monitoring site is located within the grounds of the CID CSIC in Barcelona, (41° 23′ 14.28″N, 2° 6′ 56.34″E, 77 meters amsl). Previously, this site was installed at a nearby location, but was moved to its current location in January 2011, where it will remain.

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Measurements

Those Are Just A Few Main Measurements, There Are Plenty More

PMx
NOx
SO2
CO
O3
CO2
NO2
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Data from Grimm

Montseny

Montsec

Our partners and collaborators

Associated Units to CSIC for research on atmospheric pollution

  • University of Huelva (UHU)
  • Centro de Estudios Ambientales del Mediterráneo(CEAM)
  • Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (CIEMAT)
  • Instituto de Tecnología Cerámica-Universitat Jaume I (ITC-UJI)
  • Centro de Investigación Atmosférica de Izaña-Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (CIAI-AEMET)

Other collaborators

Networks and databases

  • Aerosols, Clouds and Trace gases Research Infrastructures (ACTRIS)
  • Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW)
  • Ebas Database (EBAS)