1. Acid deposition monitoring

  • Review and revision/establishment of the national monitoring plans where appropriate*
  • Implementation of monitoring using common methodologies*
    wet deposition, dry deposition, soil/vegetation, inland aquatic environment

2. Compilation, evaluation, storage and provision of data

  • Submission of monitoring data to the Network Center*
  • Issuing of annual data report
  • Preparation and publication of a periodic report on the state of acid deposition
  • Dissemination of relevant information through EANET web site

3. Promotion of quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) activities

  • Development of QA/QC programs
  • Development of Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs)*
  • Implementation of Inter-laboratory comparison projects

4. Implementation of technical support and capacity building activities

  • Dispatch of technical missions
  • Identification of training needs
  • Individual training at the Network Center
  • National training*
  • Utilization of existing training programs (Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) training course) and others
  • Implementation of cooperation programs and dispatch of experts by JICA

5. Promotion of research and studies related to acid deposition problems

  • Joint research programs
  • EANET Research Fellowship Program

6. Promotion of public awareness activities

  • Development of brochures, VCDs
  • Workshop on Public Awareness
  • e-Learning

7. Other relevant activities

  • Cooperation and exchange of information and experiences with other regional and global networks/initiatives