Key Indicators of Ambient Air Quality.
Summary: Ambient air quality trends based on concentration measurements in 2016 of particulate matter, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, black smoke, heavy metals, ozone, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and benzene.
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Air Quality in Ireland 2016
During 2016 ambient air was monitored at 30 stations in Ireland. Data collected from these stations was assessed against legislative and target values for the protection of health and vegetation/ecosystems. Concentrations observed were also compared to the World Health Organisation (WHO) air quality guideline values (EEA estimated reference level used for PAH). Report highlights include: