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NILU Norwegian Institute for Air Research

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The Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU) is an independent, nonprofit institution established in 1969. Through its research NILU increases the understanding of processes and effects of climate change, of the composition of the atmosphere, of air quality and of hazardous substances.

Based on its research, NILU markets integrated services and products within the analytical, monitoring and consulting sectors. NILU is concerned with increasing public awareness about climate change and environmental pollution.

The main topics concerning NILU are:

  • Atmospheric composition
  • Green house gases and climate forcing agents
  • Ozone-layer depletion and UV radiation
  • Long-range transport of air pollution
  • Urban and industrial pollution
  • Aerosol and particulate matter
  • Chemicals and their environmental effects
  • Health-effect studies
  • Environmental impacts and economics.
Quelle: NILU Redaktion: Länder / Organisationen: Norwegen Themen: Umwelt u. Nachhaltigkeit

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