LUDOK - Dokumentationsstelle Luftverschmutzung und Gesundheit

Since 1985, the documentation office has been collecting and cataloguing literature published around the world about air and health on behalf of the Federal Office for the Environment, FOEN. In our database you will find thousands of documents, primarily original work. A short German summary of the documents will provide you with a brief overview.

Our services

We will be happy to offer personal assistance on request. We can search for literature for you and/or write reviews and commentaries on special topics.


You are welcome to visit the documentation office to view and/or borrow the original literature. Electronic copies of documents must be ordered through university libraries, journal publishing houses or the document delivery service Subito.

Are you looking for general information about air pollution? Go to Swiss Federal Office for the Environment .

New Studies

A selection of the lastest publications on Air pollution relevant to science or politics.

Recent Reports

Here you will find the latest reviews or commentaries by Swiss or international authorities and organisations.

Air Quality Standards

Legally binding ambient air quality standards are an important tool in air pollution control. Find more information here.