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  • Workshop on emerging pollutants in non-industrial indoor environments

    Workshop on emerging pollutants in non-industrial indoor environments

    Exposure to semi volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in non-industrial indoor air and dust is an important exposure pathway for humans, since we spend a high proportion of our time in indoor environments – and the levels of some SVOCs are often ...

  • NILU knowledge to Poland

    NILU knowledge to Poland

    NILU has started two projects in cooperation with the Polish Chief Inspectorate of Environmental Protection. The projects give NILU the opportunity to disseminate experiences on air quality measurement and assessment to Poland to contribute to the ...

  • 11th Ny-Ålesund seminar October 9-11(Rome)

    11th Ny-Ålesund seminar October 9-11(Rome)

    The seminar brings together scientists who have Svalbard and Ny-Ålesund (78°55’N, 11°56’ E) in particular as a base for their research and monitoring activities. Ny-Ålesund Science Managers Committee 11th Seminar ...

  • Cleaner air in China

    Cleaner air in China

    In the last 20 years, NILU has been actively involved in research and cooperation projects in China. Current activities include the coordination of two projects to support SO2 emission trading in the Shanxi province and to establish an ...

  • Workshop on the Cocktail effects of environmental pollutants to human and wildlife health in the northern Norway and Arctic regions

    Workshop on the Cocktail effects of environmental pollutants to human and wildlife health in the northern Norway and Arctic regions

    NILU - Norwegian Institute for Air Research , Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) and University of Tromsø (UiT) is assigned to lead the workshop within the flagship “miljøgifter” in the Fram centre. The two day ...

  • Climate research goes to India

    Climate research goes to India

    The HyCAMP project (see below) will enable a series of activities designed to raise the current level of understanding regarding the hydrologic sensitivity in the Hindu Kush, Karakoram and Himalayan (HKKH) mountain system to interaction between ...

  • NanoTOES - an initial training network under the 7th Framework Programme - is offering a total of 11 PhD positions and 2 postdoctoral positions

    NanoTOES - an initial training network under the 7th Framework Programme - is offering a total of 11 PhD positions and 2 postdoctoral positions

    The members of the NanoTOES consortium are 12 partner organizations, including universities, non-university research institutions and industry, which will perform a joint study on the impact of Nanomaterials on Health and Environment. The ...

  • PhD thesis on methods and tools for assessment of global emissions of mercury

    PhD thesis on methods and tools for assessment of global emissions of mercury

    On 20 December Elisabeth Pacyna, senior scientist at NILU - Norwegian Institute for Air Research, successfully defended her PhD thesis at the Czestochowa University of Technology in Czestochowa, Poland. We congratulate! Her PhD has been about ...

  • EC project MEMORI: innovative research for market transfer

    EC project MEMORI: innovative research for market transfer

    MEMORI: Measurement, Effect Assessment and Mitigation of Pollutant Impact on Movable Cultural Assets. NILU is from 1st November 2011 coordinating a new EC project; MEMORI. MEMORI will go on for three years until the end of 2014. The main general ...

  • Cooperation agreement signed for air quality management project in Hubei, China

    Cooperation agreement signed for air quality management project in Hubei, China

    NILU has signed a cooperative agreement with Hubei Environmental Protection Bureau (Hubei EPB) and Green Business Norway (GBN). The agreement aims to develop an air quality management and early warning system for nine cities in the Hubei Province of ...

  • Environmental Health Impact Workshop, September 14 in Oslo

    Environmental Health Impact Workshop, September 14 in Oslo

    18 Aug 2010  As recent environmental catastrophes such as the fires in Russia demonstrate, environment and health are directly tied to each other. Many environmental pollutants have been associated with health impacts such as cancer, asthma, ...

  • Inauguration of Bangladesh Air Pollution Management Project

    Inauguration of Bangladesh Air Pollution Management Project

    6 Aug 2010 Bangladesh is suffering from some of the world`s worst urban air quality problems. Particularly in the non-monsoon period the concentrations of particulate matter regularly exceed proposed standards. The larger cities such as Dhaka and ...

  • Ash Detection Technology

    Ash Detection Technology

    Senior NILU Scientist Dr. Fred Prata has been working on an ash detection technology for over 15 years and today he received the credit he deserves at a major press conference in London. The airborne solution called AVOID is a system being ...

  • RADO kick-off-meeting at Dracula`s place

    RADO kick-off-meeting at Dracula`s place

    Interesting venue for the first RADO meeting: The two year project RADO - Romanian Atmospheric research 3D Observatory - had its first meeting close to Dracula`s Bran Castle in Transylvania in July, attending representatives from Romanian research ...

  • Summer and learning in svalbard!

    Summer and learning in svalbard!

    The International Summer School entitled `Observing the Arctic: A window to climate change` will be held at Svalbard from 27 June to 4 July 2009. Over 100 applicants applied to the School, and 45 were accepted. Idea and organizationThe idea for ...

  • Global environmental change in the coastal zone

    Global environmental change in the coastal zone

    The coastal zone is the focus of attention 15-19 June when NILU co-organizes workshop for the LOICZ project. Title of the workshop is: Global Environmental Change in the Coastal Zone - A Socio-Ecological Integration, LOICZLAND-OCEAN INTERACTIONS ...

  • Researchers are offered Free Access to Ny-Ålesund

    Researchers are offered Free Access to Ny-Ålesund

    Call for Proposals: European Centre for Arctic Environmental Research ARCFAC. European research teams are offered free access (including travel) to the Ny-Ă…lesund Research Infrastructure in Svalbard, Norway. Reminder, the deadline to submit ...