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OSCAR Berichtzusammenfassung

Project ID: EVK4-CT-2002-00083
Gefördert unter: FP5-EESD
Land: Spain

Collation of air quality, meteorology and traffic data in Madrid 0

In 2001 in Madrid, the yearly average limit value of 40 μg/m3 have been exceeded at all 25 stations, except at one urban background station called Casa de Campo. The highest levels were observed at the stations of Paseo de Recoletos and Pl. Luca de Tena. These stations are classified as traffic stations in urban commercial-residential areas with high level of traffic.
Stations of Paseo de Recoletos and Plaza Luca de Tena are located to a distance of 10 meters from the nearest road.

On the other hand, the hourly air quality remained below the new EU hourly limit value, as well as, the national hourly air quality objective at all stations in 2001. The highest concentrations were at the level of 190 μg/m3 and they were observed at the station of Paseo de Recoletos and Pl. M. Salamanca. The latter station is classified, as a traffic station with high level of traffic nearby due to it is located to a distance of only one meter from the nearest road and 6 meters of distance to the nearest building.

On the other hand, the hourly air quality remained below the new EU hourly limit value, as well as, the national hourly air quality objective at all stations in 2001. The highest concentrations were at the level of 190 μg/m3 and they were observed at the station of Paseo de Recoletos and Pl. M. Salamanca.
O3 levels in Madrid have been under the limits specified by EU Directives
For PM10, the new EU limit value for annual mean values would have been exceeded at 22 of the 25 stations in 2002. The new EU limit value for daily PM10 concentrations would also have exceeded at most of the stations in Madrid in 2002. In 2001, there were observed no exceedences of national guidelines in Madrid.
In 2001, the highest annual mean concentrations were observed at the stations of P. Recoletos, Marañon, and Villaverde, in which the concentrations were 42, 44, and 45 μg/m3, respectively. These stations are classified as traffic stations located in commercial-residential areas with high levels of traffic. Stations of Paseo de Recoletos, Marañon and Villaverde are located to a distance of 10, 6 and 4 meters from the nearest road respectively.

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Technical University of Madrid (UPM) Campus de Montegancedo
28660 Campus de Montegancedo, Boadilla del Mon
Spain
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