AIR POLLUTION IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC IN 2020 (whole yearbook, 66 MB)


CONTENTS

AUTHORS AND CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND SUMMARY
I. INTRODUCTION
        I.1 Objectives of the publication
        I.2 Political and legislative framework of ambient air quality protection
II. AIR POLLUTION
III. METEOROLOGICAL AND DISPERSION CONDITIONS
IV. AIR QUALITY IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
IV.1 SUSPENDED PARTICLES
        IV.1.1 Air pollution caused by suspended particulates in 2019
        IV.1.2 Trends in the concentrations of suspended particulates PM10 and PM2.5
        IV.1.3 Emise PM10 a PM2.5
IV.2 BENZO[A]PYRENE
        IV.2.1 Air pollution caused by benzo[a]pyrene in 2019
        IV.2.2 Trends in benzo[a]pyrene concentrations
        IV.2.3 Emissions of benzo[a]pyrene
IV.3 NITROGEN OXIDES
        IV.3.1 Air pollution caused by nitrogen oxides in 2019
        IV.3.2 Trends in nitrogen oxide concentrations
        IV.3.3 Nitrogen oxide emissions
IV.4 TROPOSPHERIC OZONE
        IV.4.1 Air pollution caused by ground-level ozone in 2019
        IV.4.2 Trends in the concentration of ground-level ozone
        IV.4.3 Formation of ground-level ozone
IV.5 BENZENE
        IV.5.1 Air pollution caused by benzene in 2019
        IV.5.2 Trends in benzene concentrations
        IV.5.3 Benzene emissions
IV.6 HEAVY METALS
        IV.6.1 Air pollution caused by heavy metals in 2019
        IV.6.2 Trends in heavy metals concentrations
        IV.6.3 Emissions of heavy metals
IV.7 SULPHUR DIOXIDE
        IV.7.1 Air pollution caused by sulphur dioxide in 2019
        IV.7.2 Trends in sulphur dioxide concentrations
        IV.7.3 Sulphur dioxide emissions
IV.8 CARBON MONOXIDE
        IV.8.1 Air pollution caused by carbon monoxide in 2019
        IV.8.2 Trends in carbon monoxide concentrations
        IV.8.3 Carbon monoxide emissions
IV.9 POLLUTANTS WITHOUT THE LIMIT VALUE
IV.9.1 Volatile organic compounds (VOC)
IV.9.2 Measurement of the numerical size distribution of aerosol particles
IV.9.3 Monitoring concentrations of elemental, organic and black carbon
V. AIR QUALITY IN REGIONS OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC
VI. SMOG WARNING AND REGULATORY SYSTEM
VII. AREAS WHERE THE POLLUTION LIMIT VALUES ARE EXCEEDED
        VII.1 Areas where the pollution limit values for protection of human health are exceeded
        VII.2 Areas where the pollution limit values for protection of ecosystems and vegetation are exceeded
VIII. EUROPEAN CONTEXT
IX. ATMOSPHERIC DEPOSITION IN THE TERRITORY OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC
X. GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS
REFERENCES
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
ANNEX I - DETAILED SPECIFICATION OF THE PRESENTED POLLUTION LEVEL MAPS
ANNEX II - AIR QUALITY IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC DURING EMERGENCIES