Survey trends in deposition of long range transported heavy metals and other elements in Norway. For this purpose concentrations in mosses are measured. In year 2000 and 2005 extra samples were taken in areas with metallurgic industry to map the local level of deposition.
Vanadium, chrome, iron, cobolt, nickel, copper, zink, gallium, arsene, cadmium, mercury, lead, antimony. In addition 42 other elements in 2005.
Norwegian Pollution Control Authority (NPCA), Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Norwegian University of Science and Technology is directly involved in sampling, analyses and reporting in cooperation with NILU. Networks: Stockholm Convention Global Monitoring Plan (Stockholm Convention Global Monitoring Plan), Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (UNECE LRTAP)