NILU - Norsk institutt for luftforskning er en uavhengig stiftelse etablert i 1969.

NILUs forskning har som formål å øke forståelsen for prosesser og effekter knyttet til klimaendringer, atmosfærens sammensetning, luftkvalitet og miljøgifter.

På bakgrunn av forskningen leverer NILU integrerte tjenester og produkter innenfor analyse, overvåkning og rådgivning. NILU er opptatt av å opplyse og gi råd til samfunnet om klimaendringer og forurensning og konsekvensene av dette.

NILU har en sterk posisjon nasjonalt og internasjonalt, og er blant de ledende fagmiljøer i verden innenfor flere av sine fagfelt.

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  • Monitoring of greenhouse gases and aerosols at Svalbard and Birkenes in 2019. Annual report. 

    Myhre, Cathrine Lund; Svendby, Tove Marit; Hermansen, Ove; Lunder, Chris Rene; Platt, Stephen Matthew; Fiebig, Markus; Fjæraa, Ann Mari; Hansen, Georg H.; Schmidbauer, Norbert; Krognes, Terje (NILU report;16/2020, Research report, 2020)
    The report summarizes the activities and results of the greenhouse gas monitoring at the Zeppelin Observatory, situated on Svalbard in Arctic Norway, during the period 2001-2019, and the greenhouse gas monitoring and aerosol ...
  • Målinger av SO2 i omgivelsene til Elkem Carbon og REC Solar. September 2019 – august 2020. 

    Hak, Claudia (NILU rapport;20/2020, Research report, 2020)
    På oppdrag fra Elkem Carbon AS har NILU utført målinger av SO2 i omgivelsene til Elkem Carbon og REC Solar i Vågsbygd (Kristiansand kommune). Bedriftene ble pålagt av Miljødirektoratet å gjennomføre SO2-målinger i ...
  • Atmospheric new particle formation characteristics in the Arctic as measured at Mount Zeppelin, Svalbard, from 2016 to 2018 

    Lee, Haebum; Lee, Kwangyul; Lunder, Chris Rene; Krejci, Radovan; Aas, Wenche; Park, Jiyeon; Park, Ki-Tae; Lee, Bang Yong; Yoon, Young Jun; Park, Kihong (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    We conducted continuous measurements of nanoparticles down to 3 nm size in the Arctic at Mount Zeppelin, Ny Ålesund, Svalbard, from October 2016 to December 2018, providing a size distribution of nanoparticles (3–60 nm). ...
  • Evaluation of climate model aerosol trends with ground-based observations over the last 2 decades – an AeroCom and CMIP6 analysis 

    Mortier, Augustin; Gliss, Jonas; Schulz, Michael; Aas, Wenche; Andrews, Elisabeth; Bian, Huisheng; Chin, Mian; Ginoux, Paul; Hand, Jenny; Holben, Brent; Zhang, Hua; Kipling, Zak; Kirkevåg, Alf; Laj, Paolo; Lurton, Thibault; Myhre, Gunnar; Neubauer, David; Oliviè, Dirk Jan Leo; Salzen, Knut von; Skeie, Ragnhild Bieltvedt; Takemura, Toshihiko; Tilmes, Simone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    This study presents a multiparameter analysis of aerosol trends over the last 2 decades at regional and global scales. Regional time series have been computed for a set of nine optical, chemical-composition and mass aerosol ...
  • Global occurrence, chemical properties, and ecological impacts of e-wastes (IUPAC Technical Report) 

    Purchase, Diane; Abbasi, Golnoush; Bisschop, Lieselot; Chatterjee, Debashish; Ekberg, Christian; Ermolin, Mikhail; Fedotov, Petr; Garelick, Hemda; Isimekhai, Khadijah; Kandile, Nadia G.; Lundström, Mari; Matharu, Avtar; Miller, Bradley W.; Pineda, Antonio; Popoola, Oluseun E.; Retegan, Teodora; Ruedel, Heinz; Serpe, Angela; Sheva, Yehuda; Surati, Kiran R.; Walsh, Fiona; Wilson, Benjamin P.; Wong, Ming Hung (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The waste stream of obsolete electronic equipment grows exponentially, creating a worldwide pollution and resource problem. Electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) comprises a heterogeneous mix of glass, plastics (including ...
  • Environmental pollutants in the terrestrial and urban environment 2019 

    Heimstad, Eldbjørg Sofie; Moe, Børge; Nygård, Torgeir; Herzke, Dorte; Bohlin-Nizzetto, Pernilla (NILU report;8/2020, Research report, 2020)
    Samples from the urban terrestrial environment in the Oslo area were analysed for various inorganic and organic environmental pollutants. The selected species were earthworm, fieldfare, sparrowhawk, brown rat, red fox and ...
  • Revidert tiltaksutredning for lokal luftkvalitet i Stavanger 

    Weydahl, Torleif; Høiskar, Britt Ann Kåstad; Johnsrud, Mona; Ranheim, Patrick (NILU rapport;17/2020, Research report, 2020)
    Tiltaksutredningen for lokal luftkvalitet i Stavanger, med handlingsplan og tiltak, skal bidra til at forurensningsnivået holder seg innenfor kravene i forurensningsforskriften. I tillegg belyser denne utredningen tiltak ...
  • Heavy metals and POP measurements, 2018 

    Aas, Wenche; Bohlin-Nizzetto, Pernilla (EMEP/CCC-Report;3/2020, Research report, 2020)
  • Satellite validation strategy assessments based on the AROMAT campaigns 

    Merlaud, Alexis; Belegante, Livio; Constantin, Daniel-Eduard; Den Hoed, Mirjam; Meier, Andreas Carlos; Allaart, Marc; Ardelean, Magdalena; Arseni, Maxim; Bösch, Tim; Brenot, Hugues; Calcan, Andreea; Dekemper, Emmanuel; Donner, Sebastian; Dörner, Steffen; Dragomir, Mariana Carmelia Balanica; Georgescu, Lucian; Nemuc, Anca; Nicolae, Doina; Pinardi, Gaia; Richter, Andreas; Rosu, Adrian; Ruhtz, Thomas; Schönhardt, Anja; Schuettemeyer, Dirk; Shaiganfar, Reza; Stebel, Kerstin; Tack, Frederik; Vajaiac, Sorin Nicolae; Vasilescu, Jeni; Vanhamel, Jurgen; Wagner, Thomas; Van Roozendael, Michel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The Airborne ROmanian Measurements of Aerosols and Trace gases (AROMAT) campaigns took place in Romania in September 2014 and August 2015. They focused on two sites: the Bucharest urban area and large power plants in the ...
  • Public Perception of Urban Air Quality Using Volunteered GeographicInformation Services 

    Grossberndt, Sonja; Schneider, Philipp; Liu, Hai-Ying; Fredriksen, Mirjam; Castell, Nuria; Syropoulou, Panagiota; Bartonova, Alena (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Investigating perceived air quality (AQ) in urban areas is a rather new topic of interest. Papers presenting results from studies on perception of AQ have thus far focused on the individual characteristics leading to a ...
  • Feasibility study for asphalt rubber pavements in Norway. ‘Rubber Road’ feasibility study. 

    Bouman, Evert; Meland, Sondre; Furuseth, Ingvild Skumlien; Tarrasón, Leonor (NILU report;38/2018, Research report, 2020)
    RubberRoad proposes to use rubber from used tires in the production of asphalt for road and bicycle ways. This recycling approach has not gained much attention in Norway despite its apparent advantages, such as noise ...
  • Genotoxicity of Nanomaterials: Advanced In Vitro Models and High Throughput Methods for Human Hazard Assessment - A Review 

    Kohl, Yvonne; Rundén-Pran, Elise; Mariussen, Espen; Hesler, Michelle; El Yamani, Naouale; Longhin, Eleonora Marte; Dusinska, Maria (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Changes in the genetic material can lead to serious human health defects, as mutations in somatic cells may cause cancer and can contribute to other chronic diseases. Genotoxic events can appear at both the DNA, chromosomal ...
  • The NORMAN Association and the European Partnership for Chemicals Risk Assessment (PARC): let’s cooperate! 

    Dulio, Valeria; Koschorreck, Jan; van Bavel, Bert; van den Brink, Paul; Hollender, Juliane; Munthe, John; Schlabach, Martin; Aalizadeh, Reza; Agerstrand, Marlene; Ahrens, Lutz; Allan, Ian; Alygizakis, Nikiforos; Barceló, Damià; Bohlin-Nizzetto, Pernilla; Boutroup, Susanne; Brack, Werner; Bressy, Adele; Christensen, Jan H.; Cirka, Lubos; Covaci, Adrian; Derksen, Anja; Deviller, Genevieve; Dingemans, Milou M. L.; Engwall, Magnus; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Gago-Ferrero, Pablo; Hernández, Félix; Herzke, Dorte; Hilscherová, Klára; Hollert, Henner; Junghans, Marion; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Keiter, Steffen; Kools, Stefan A. E.; Kruve, Anneli; Lambropoulou, Dimitra; Lamoree, Marja; Leonards, Pim; Lopez, Benjamin; López de Alda, Miren; Lundy, Lian; Makovinská, Jarmila; Marigómez, Ionan; Martin, Jonathan W.; McHugh, Brendan; Miège, Cécile; O'Toole, Simon; Perkola, Noora; Polesello, Stefano; Posthuma, Leo; Rodriguez-Mozaz, Sara; Roessink, Ivo; Rostkowski, Pawel; Ruedel, Heinz; Samanipour, Saer; Schulze, Tobias; Schymanski, Emma L.; Sengl, Manfred; Tarabek, Peter; Hulscher, Dorien Ten; Thomaidis, Nikolaos; Togola, Anne; Valsecchi, Sara; van Leeuwen, Stefan; von der Ohe, Peter; Vorkamp, Katrin; Vrana, Branislav; Slobodnik, Jaroslav (Others, 2020)
    The Partnership for Chemicals Risk Assessment (PARC) is currently under development as a joint research and innovation programme to strengthen the scientific basis for chemical risk assessment in the EU. The plan is to ...
  • WACCM simulations: Decadal winter-to-spring climate impact on middle atmosphere and troposphere from medium energy electron precipitation 

    Guttu, Sigmund; Orsolini, Yvan; Stordal, Frode; Limpasuvan, Varavut; Marsh, Daniel R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Energetic particle precipitation is one of the main processes by which the sun influences atmospheric composition and structure. The polar middle atmosphere is chemically disturbed by the precipitation-induced production ...
  • The urban dispersion model EPISODE v10.0 – Part 1: An Eulerian and sub-grid-scale air quality model and its application in Nordic winter conditions 

    Hamer, Paul David; Walker, Sam-Erik; Sousa Santos, Gabriela; Vogt, Matthias; Vo, Dam Thanh; Lopez-Aparicio, Susana; Schneider, Philipp; Ramacher, Martin O. P.; Karl, Matthias (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    This paper describes the Eulerian urban dispersion model EPISODE. EPISODE was developed to address a need for an urban air quality model in support of policy, planning, and air quality management in the Nordic, specifically ...
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), oxy- and nitro-PAHs in ambient air of the Arctic town Longyearbyen, Svalbard 

    Drotikova, Tatiana; Ali, Aasim Musa Mohamed; Halse, Anne Karine; Reinardy, Helena; Kallenborn, Roland (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are not declining in Arctic air despite reductions in their global emissions. In Svalbard, the Longyearbyen coal-fired power plant is considered to be one of the major local sources ...
  • Equinor Mongstad. Spredningsberegninger av utslipp til luft. 

    Berglen, Tore Flatlandsmo; Svendby, Tove Marit; Tønnesen, Dag Arild; Solberg, Sverre (NILU rapport;3/2020, Research report, 2020)
    NILU har vurdert spredning av utslipp til luft fra Mongstad raffineri. Bakgrunnen er krav fra Miljødirektoratet i forbindelse med ny virksomhetstillatelse. Fokus i studien er på NOx, SOx og støv/partikler. Timemiddelkons ...
  • Data report 2018. Particulate matter, carbonaceous and inorganic compounds. 

    Hjellbrekke, Anne-Gunn (EMEP/CCC-Report;1/2020, Research report, 2020)
  • Evaluation of traffic control measures in Oslo region and its effect on current air quality policies in Norway 

    Sousa Santos, Gabriela; Sundvor, Ingrid; Vogt, Matthias; Grythe, Henrik; Haug, Tormod Wergeland; Høiskar, Britt Ann Kåstad; Tarrasón, Leonor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Urban air pollution is a challenge in several European cities. For most Norwegian cities, the major challenge is the reduction of the NO2 annual mean concentration in order to comply with the limit value in the European ...
  • Ozone measurements 2018 

    Hjellbrekke, Anne-Gunn; Solberg, Sverre (EMEP/CCC-Report;2/2020, Research report, 2020)

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