Dave Worton, Project Coordinator of the MetNO2 project, chaired a scientific session at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly in Vienna, Austria for the third consecutive year. This annually-convened conference is one of the largest of its kind in Europe, with 16,273 participants from 113 countries in 2019. The session was part of the… Read More

During the 35th GAWTEC training session (7th to 20th October 2018) hosted by Umweltforschungsstation Schneefernerhaus (Zugspitze) and the Meteorological Observatory Hohenpeißenberg (DWD) the importance of the MetNO2 project was highlighted to participants, in particular its relevance to the increasing need to monitor the air quality with respect to NOx and the targeted progress beyond the… Read More

Training and a workshop was organised by METAS for users of magnetic suspension balances applied to the generation of dynamic standards through the use of permeation devices. The event consisted of one day of training and discussion, lead by METAS, in which expertise and experiences were shared between the participants in setting up MSB systems… Read More

An Empa spin off company, MIRO Analytical Technologies, has been founded to exploit the latest mid-IR laser technology and will be associated as a stakeholder to the MetNO2 project. MIRO have integrated technology developed at the ETH Zürich and the Empa into a compact high precision multi-compound gas analyser. This laser based spectrometer directly and… Read More

The MetNO2 partners met for the M18 Project Meeting at Eawag Forum Chriesbach in Dübendorf, hosted by EMPA.  Taking place over two days in November the main focus of the meeting was the work completed so far, with a number of technical discussions taking place in between presentations by the work package leaders and partners. The partners looked ahead… Read More

A recent study led by Queen Mary University of London, King’s College London and the University of Edinburgh suggests that air pollution in London is restricting children’s lung growth. The study of 2000 children exposed to diesel-dominated air pollution in London showed poor lung capacity, putting them at risk of lifelong breathing disorders. Children exposed to… Read More

MetNO2 project coordinator Dave Worton to chair session at the EGU conference in Vienna, Austria on 7-12th April 2019. The call for abstracts is live, details of the session and a link to the main webpage can be found below.     AS3.20 Atmospheric gases and particles: metrology, quality control and measurement comparability  Convener: Dave… Read More

A successful MetNO2 M9 project meeting took place in Prague on the 6th March 2018. The meeting was hosted by project partner CMI (Czech Metrology Institute).  The partners came together to discuss the progress in the first 9 months of the project and look ahead at the work required towards M18.… Read More

  The Metrology for Nitrogen Dioxide project hosted its first stakeholder workshop at the Czech Metrology Institute in Prague, disseminating the project’s objectives and progress to our stakeholders. There was plenty of discussion between the project partners and stakeholders around how the MetNO2 project could provide impact. Stakeholders came from as far away as Japan,… Read More