Training course

March 13th, 2019|

IV Training Course on Positive Matrix Factorization for source apportionment studies

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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

New Project

December 14th, 2018|

New ongoing project in Research page (Air Quality): Traffic-related air pollution and birth weight (FRONTIER) 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)