WMO GAW Background Air Pollution Monitoring Network (GAW - BAPMoN)

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History

1964, under the name WMO Background Air Pollution Monitoring Network (BAPMoN), by World Meteorological Organization (WMO / OMM / OMM), as a technical network coordinated by WMO Atmospheric Research and Environment Programme (AREP). Present name adopted 1989. Ceased to exist.

Aims

Provide on-going global monitoring, analysis and assessment of changes in background chemical composition and related physical characteristics of the atmosphere with emphasis on pollution and climate change.

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Activities

Over 300 stations make measurements and produce reports and data on the background chemical composition and related physical characteristics of the atmosphere including levels of pollution, allowing detection of global and regional trends for use in the development of national pollution control policy guidelines.

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UIA Org ID

F1956

Last News Received

25. Jan 2000
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