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
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
Risks Associated with their Application

New plant breeding Techniques

An overview and a discussion of biosafety–related aspects of the application of biotechnology-based approaches in plant breeding. read more

21 - 24 September 2015

Land Use and Water Quality 2015

The 2nd international and interdisciplinary conference on Land Use and Water Quality will take place in Vienna, Austria. Abstract submission will be possible by end September 2014. 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


Europe successfully phasing out known ozone layer-harming chemicals...

Chemicals which damage the ozone layer continue to be phased out in the European Union, according to the latest data from the Euro...


New Chair of the EEA Management Board takes up duty

Today, Elisabeth Freytag-Rigler succeeds Karsten Sach as Chair of the European Environment Agency (EEA) Management Board.


Magic or recycling?

Transforming a bottle into a jacket may sound like magic, but it may be easier than you think. A new video from the European Envir...

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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NPP Fennovoima (Hanhikivi 1). Expert Statement to the Environmental Impact Assessment Report.

Kozloduy NPP - Construction of Unit 7. Report based on the Bulgarian replies to the Austrian Expert Statement to the EIA-Report of Inves...

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