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Air quality monitoring in the border areas of Norway and Russia-progress report April 1998-March 1999.

Hagen, L.O.; Sivertsen, B. Arnesen, K.; Innset, B.

Publication details

Series: NILU OR 02/2000

Publisher: NILU

Year: 2000

ISBN: 82-425-1146-2

File: NILU OR 2/2002 (pdf)

Summary: A comprehensive study of the occurrence and extent of air pollution along the Russion border in Sør-Varanger county started in 1988. -The measurement programme includes air quality, meteorological conditions and precipitation chemistry. The highest SO2 -concentrations in Norway are measured in this area. The smelters in Nikel and Zapoljarnij are the main sources of SO2 in the area.