New publication

May 14th, 2019|

Modeling of High Nanoparticle Exposure in an Indoor Industrial Scenario with a One-Box Model. Ribalta C., Koivisto A. J., Salmatonidis A., López-Lilao A., Monfort E. and Viana M. More info

Training course

March 13th, 2019|

IV Training Course on Positive Matrix Factorization for source apportionment studies

Extended deadline for subscription: 30 July 2019

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Thanks to the AIRUSE collaborators

January 8th, 2019|

In the Conference on air quality, on December 20, organized by the BP Chair of Industrial Environment of the "Universidad Jaume I". Read more

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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EGAR Monitoring Network for atmospheric aerosols


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

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Data from Grimm



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)