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Air quality monitoring stations in Aarhus

Two stations in an urban area

  • Banegårdsgade/6153: Street station (10o12' 3" E, 56o 9' 2" N) 
    24 h measurements of PM10, PM2,5 and elements. (PM 2,5 data not available online)
    ½ h measurements of NO, NO2, CO and PM10

     

  • Botanical Garden/6160: Urban Background. (Moved from Valdemarsgade/6159) See photos
    24 h measurements of PM2.5 (PM 2,5 data not available online)
    ½ h measurements of NO, NO2, O3

Both stations are placed Aarhus. With around 250 000 inhabitants it is the second largest city in Denmark.


The main station (station no. 6153) is on the south side of Banegårdsgade, which has low traffic intensity. It is about 20 m away from the crossing with Frederiks Allé with a high traffic density. .

The background station was moved from Valdemarsgade (station no. 6159) in 2014 to Aarhus Botanical Garden (station no. 6160).

Photos of the Botanical Garden station (6160)

Monitoring station from above (Google Maps)
Monitoring station seen at distance(200°)
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