plastic, ambient air, house dust

Proficiency testing scheme

The testing laboratory of the Umweltbundesamt (Environment Agency Austria) offers 2014 profiency tests in a variety of matrices. read more
Air Pollution

Latest measurements from all monitoring sites

Overview of the current concentrations at all monitoring sites. Everyone can contribute to clean air, e.g. by cutting back on driving or by saving energy. read more
Austrian air emissions

Austria´s National Inventory Report 2014

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Submission under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and under the Kyoto Protocol. read more
Laboratory Services

Interlaboratory Comparisons

The accredited testing laboratory for environmental, GMO and fuel analysis at the Environment Agency Austria offers interlaboratory comparisons. read more
24 and 25 April 2014


Leaders of the European environment agencies met in Vienna to discuss central questions about environmental protection. read more
New Release

Climate Change Adaptation Manual

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A new collection of case studies on climate change adaptation which comprises more than 300 pages has been edited, among others, by experts from the Umweltbundesamt. read more
method development

Development of a Black List of Invasive Species

The introduction of non-native, invasive species alters habitats and native species communities, leading to a decline in biodiversity in the long term. read more


Cooperation on climate change mitigation in Southeast Asia

Austrian Experts will be responsible for the implementation of a reporting system in the land use sector according to the IPCC requirements. read more

Joint report

Genetically modified crops

Experts prepared a literature study with the aim to find out how the cultivation of herbicide-resistant, genetically modified (GM) crops has affected the environment. read more

News from EEA


The 'green economy' can encourage jobs and innovation - study

Europe can create jobs and encourage innovation by using resources much more efficiently, according to a new report from the Europ...


Air pollution still harming Europe's ecosystems, despite reduced emiss...

Emissions of nitrogen-containing pollutants continue to harm sensitive ecosystems, according to two new reports published today by...


Ljubljana wins European Green Capital Award for 2016

Slovenian capital Ljubljana has been named European Green Capital 2016 at a ceremony in Copenhagen, the current holder of the Gree...

Latest News


Genetically modified crops The German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation and the Environment Agencies of Switzerland and...


Cooperation on climate change mitigation in Sou... Environment Agency Austria supports Sinhalese institutions in developing an IPCC-compliant greenh...


Development of a Black List of Invasive Species Experts from the Environment Agency Austria and the University of Vienna proposed a method for th...

English Studies & Reports

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New Plant Breeding Techniques and Risks Associated with their Application. This study addresses new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs) and, in particular, issues relevant fo...

Austria´s National Inventory Report 2014. The National Inventory Report 2014 (NIR 2014) gives a detailed and comprehensive description of t...

Austria´s Informative Inventory Report (IIR) 2014. In the Informative Inventory Report (IIR) 2014 the Umweltbundesamt presents a comprehensive and d...