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Figure Percentage of the urban population in EEA member countries (except Turkey) exposed to air pollution above the limit and target values
Limit values are: PM10– 50 µg/m3 24-hour average not to be exceeded for more than 35 days; NO2 – 40 µg/m3 annual average; SO2 – 125 µg/m3 24-hour average not to be exceeded for more than four days; O3 – 120 µg/m3 8-hour daily maximum not to be exceeded for more than 25 days averaged over three years.
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Figure Ozone 26th highest maximum daily 8-hour average 2004
Combined rural and urban concentration map of the 26th highest daily maximum 8-hour ozone average, 2004.
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Figure Sector share of ammonia emissions (EEA member countries)
Due to numerical rounding, values may not add exactly to 100%
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Figure 4th highest 24-hour mean SO2 concentration observed at urban stations, EEA member countries, 1997-2007
Only urban and sub-urban background monitoring stations have been included in the calculations.
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Figure Zone exceedances of the hourly SO2 limit value for vegetation, 2005
Zone exceedances of the winter season SO2 limit value for ecosystems, 2005, reported under Annual report (questionnaire) on air quality assessment and management (2004/461/EC).
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Figure PM2.5 2010 - Annual target value for the protection of human health
In the air quality directive (2008/EC/50), the EU has set a target value for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) for the protection of human health: the PM2.5 annual mean value may not exceed 25 micrograms per cubic metre (µg/m3).
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Figure Lead 2010 - Annual limit value for the protection of human health
In the air quality directive (2008/EC/50), the EU has set a limit value for lead (Pb) for the protection of human health: the Pb annual mean value may not exceed 0.5 milligrams per cubic metre (µg/m3) except in the immediate vicinity of specific, notified industrial sources where the Pb annual mean value may not exceed 1.0 milligram per cubic metre (µg/m3)
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Figure Contributions by sector for emissions of acidifying pollutants (EEA member countries)
The contribution made by different sectors to emissions of acidifying pollutants in 2010.
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Figure Contribution to total change in nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions for each sector between 1990 and 2010 (EEA member countries)
The contribution made by each sector to the total change in nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions between 1990 and 2010.
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Daviz Visualization object code Concentration status for the CO limit value, 2011
Distribution of stations by thresholds of CO maximum daily max 8-hour mean for the year 2011.
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European Environment Agency (EEA)
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