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Annual reports

AU publishes annual reports with results from AU's air pollution monitoring programme. There are two series of reports, one of which is in English. The reports provide a good overview of the situation in Denmark. .

Please note that there are other reports and publications on related subjects. In order to find additional literature, you may use the overview page on air pollution literature or perform a search in the database of AU publications.

Annual reports from the monitoring programme

There is a series of reports in English with the title "The Danish Air Quality Monitoring Programme". These reports have focus on air pollutants with an effect on human health. They provide a good overview of the air quality situation in Denmark. 

The newest reports are:

The Danish Air Quality Monitoring Programme. Annual Summary for 2016.  Ellermann, T., Nygaard, J., Nøjgaard, J.K., Nordstrøm, C., Brandt, J., Christensen, J., Ketzel, M., Massling, A., Bossi, R. & Jensen, S.S. 2017. Aarhus University, DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, 78 pp. Scientific Report from DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy No. 234.   
Summary | Sammenfatning | Full report  as pdf (8,23 MB)   

The Danish Air Quality Monitoring Programme. Annual Summary for 2015. Ellermann, T., Nygaard, J., Nøjgaard, J.K., Nordstrøm, C., Brandt, J., Christensen, J., Ketzel, M., Massling, A. & Jensen, S.S. 2016. Aarhus University, DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, 65 pp. Scientific Report from DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy No. 201.
Summary | Sammenfatning | Full report as pdf (4,06 MB)  

The Danish Air Quality Monitoring Programme. Annual Summary for 2014. Ellermann, T., Nøjgaard, J.K., Nordstrøm, C., Brandt, J., Christensen, J., Ketzel, M., Massling, A. & Jensen, S.S. 2015. Aarhus University, DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, 64 pp. Scientific Report from DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy No. 162.
Summary  Sammenfatning  Full report as pdf (4,4 MB)

Ellermann, T., Nøjgaard, J.K., Nordstrøm, C., Brandt, J., Christensen, J., Ketzel, M. Jansen, S., Massling, A. & Jensen, S.S. 2015:  The Danish Air Quality Monitoring Programme. Annual Summary for 2013. Aarhus University, DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, 72 pp. Scientific Report from DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy No. 134.
Summary | Sammenfatning | Full report as pdf (3,43 MB) 

Ellermann, T., Nøjgaard, J.K., Nordstrøm, C., Brandt, J., Christensen, J., Ketzel, M., Jansen, S., Massling, A. & Jensen, S. S. 2013: The Danish Air Quality Monitoring Programme. Annual Summary for 2012. Aarhus University, DCE - Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, 62 pp.  Scientific Report from DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy. No. 67. Summary | Sammenfatning | Full report as pdf (1,85 MB)

Ellermann, T., Nøjgaard, J.K., Nordstrøm, C., Brandt, J., Christensen, J., Ketzel, M. & Jensen, S. S. 2012: The Danish Air Quality Monitoring Programme. Annual Summary for 2011. Aarhus University, DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, 63 pp. Scientific Report from DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy Nr. 37.
Summary | Sammenfatning | Full report in pdf-format (6,22 MB)

You can find additional reports through a search in AU's database of publications.

Background monitoring

There is a series of annual reports focusing on air quality in relation to Nature. These reports are in Danish, some with a summary in English. They have the title "Atmosfærisk deposition af kvælstof" or just "Atmosfærisk deposition"

The newest reports: 

  • Ellermann, T., Bossi, R., Nygaard, J., Christensen, J., Løfstrøm, P., Monies, C., Grundahl, L., Geels, C., Nielsen, I. E., & Poulsen, M. B., 2018: Atmosfærisk deposition 2016. NOVANA. Aarhus Universitet, DCE – Nationalt Center for Miljø og Energi. 67s. – Videnskabelig rapport fra DCE – Nationalt Center for Miljø og Energi nr. 264.
    Sammenfatning | Full report
  • Ellermann, T., Bossi, R., Nygaard, J., Christensen, J., Løfstrøm, P., Monies, C., Grundahl, L. & Geels, C. 2016: Atmosfærisk deposition 2015. NOVANA. Aarhus Universitet, DCE – Nationalt Center for Miljø og Energi. 70 s. – Videnskabelig rapport fra DCE – Nationalt Center for Miljø og Energi nr. 204.
    Sammenfatning | Full report (5,36 MB)    
  • Ellermann, T., Bossi, R., Christensen, J., Løfstrøm, P., Monies, C., Grundahl, L. & Geels, C. 2015: Atmosfærisk deposition 2014. NOVANA. Aarhus Universitet, DCE – Nationalt Center for Miljø og Energi. 88 s. – Videnskabelig rapport fra DCE – Nationalt Center for Miljø og Energi nr. 163. 
    Sammenfatning |  Full report (6,22 MB).
  • Ellermann, T., Bossi, R., Christensen, J., Løfstrøm, P., Monies, C., Grundahl, L. & Geels, C. 2015: Atmosfærisk deposition 2013. NOVANA. Aarhus Universitet, DCE – Nationalt Center for Miljø og Energi. 69 s. – Videnskabelig rapport fra DCE – Nationalt Center for Miljø og Energi nr. 119. 
    Sammenfatning | Full report (4,41 MB)  
  • Ellermann, T., Andersen, H.V., Bossi, R., Christensen, J., Løfstrøm, P., Monies, C., Grundahl, L. & Geels, C. 2013. Atmosfærisk deposition 2012. NOVANA. Aarhus Universitet, DCE – Nationalt Center for Miljø og Energi. 85 s. Videnskabelig rapport fra DCE – Nationalt Center for Miljø og Energi nr. 73. 
    Sammenfatning | Full report (6,18 MB)  

An overview (in English) of the results of background measurements from a 20-year period is given in the report:

  • N.Z.Heidam (2000): The Background Air Quality in Denmark 1978-97. National Environmental Research Institute, Denmark. 192 p. NERI Technical Report No.341.
    See the abstract or the entire report (NB: The file has a size of 13.5 MB!).

See also