Southern Europe hit by dangerous ozone levels in 2006
The report, 'Air pollution by ozone in Europe in summer 2006' says that the highest one-hour ozone concentration occurred in Italy. Other high hourly ozone concentrations were reported in Austria, France, Italy, Portugal, Romania and Spain. North-western, central and eastern Europe did not escape either; these areas were hit by their second highest number of exceedances for a decade. A wide area of the United Kingdom was affected.
See report: Air pollution by ozone in Europe in summer 2006
For today's ozone status and more ozone information see: Ozone today - European status
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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