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Figure Emission trends of non-methane volatile organic compounds (EEA member countries, EU-27 Member States)
This chart shows past emission trends of NMVOCs in the EEA-32 and EU-27 group of countries. In addition - for the EU-27 - the 2010 NECD and 2020 Gothenburg target paths and emission ceilings are shown.
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GIS Map Application Pascal source code PM2.5 interpolated maps
The maps were derived for 2007, 2008 and 2010 primarily from Airbase background station monitoring data, few EMEP station monitoring data, supplemented with altitude, meteorological ECMWF data and EMEP concentration modelling data. The dataset has been reorganised in order to improve data harmonization among years and to facilitate storage and processing of the interpolated maps for the EEA data services.
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Daviz Visualization Concentration status for annual target value of PM2.5, 2011
Distribution of stations by thresholds of PM2.5 annual mean concentrations for the year 2011.
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Figure The location and levels of ozone at air quality monitoring stations in Brussels on Sunday 27 July 2008
When the ozone reading is above safe levels a red triangle is displayed and the local government must notify the public and suggest precautions.
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Figure Contribution to total change in SOx emissions for each sector (EEA member countries)
The contribution made by each sector to the total change in sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions between 1990 and 2009.
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Figure reStructured Text Rural concentration map of the ozone indicator AOT40 for forest in 2008
The gradient of the AOT40f values is similar to those of the AOT40c for crops: relative low in northern Europe, and the highest values observed in the countries around the Mediterranean. The critical level is met in north Scandinavia, Ireland, part of the UK and in the coastal regions of the Netherlands (total forested area with concentrations below the critical level is 22 % of a total area of 1.44 million km2). In south Europe levels may be as high as 4-5 times above the critical level.
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Data Octet Stream Interpolated air quality data
Interpolated maps showing air quality in Europe
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Data Interpolated air quality data
Interpolated maps showing air quality in Europe
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File C source code header Air quality and health
(Transcription of audio on video) Europe loses 200 million working days a year to air pollution-related illness. The air pollutants that affect the respiratory system are ozone, nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxide, and particulate matter. The breathing in of fine particulate matter significantly increases the numbers of deaths from cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary diseases. Over a third of particulate matter comes from domestic wood stoves, another third from industrial sources, and the remainder from transport and agriculture. Ground level ozone, one of the components of smog and produced through vehicle exhaust and industrial emissions, also has severe implications for respiratory health. The European Commission Clean Air for Europe programme found that in the year 2000 around 350,000 people were dying prematurely due to outdoor pollution of fine particulate matter alone. Although levels of particulate matter and ozone have both been reducing in recent decades, estimates indicate that 20 million Europeans suffer from respiratory problems. Source: The European environment - State and outlook 2005
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Figure Zone exceedances of the daily limit value PM10 day, 2005
Zone exceedances of the daily limit value lmit value PM10, 2005, reported under Annual report (questionnaire) on air quality assessment and management (2004/461/EC).
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