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New publication!

[Translate to English:] number of substances

Shortly after his presentation at the Essener Tagung, Steffen Kittlaus's work was published in an openaccess article.
The paper:

  • describes our concept and method behind the new database of micropollutant concentrations in the Danube River Basin
  •  shows the great added value of bringing together measurements from different environmental compartments and countries, together with their metadata, in a harmonised way to extrapolate data for unmonitored regions
  • highlights critical lacks in data collection and in data literacy, which hinder the full exploitation of the information gathered via monitoring campaigns.

The data (over 10 million measurements) is available on the TU Wien Research data repository under, opens an external URL!

Full paper:, opens an external URL