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Table 1 Sampling locations and number of samples (CS; short-term green wastes storage centres, CL; long-term green wastes storage centres, CF; composting facilities)

From: Influence of climate and geography on the occurrence of Legionella and amoebae in composting facilities

Facility Regiona Canton No. of heapsb Location description No. of samples
      Bioaerosol Compost
CF1 S Ticino 15-20 Open lowland area 4 2
CF2 S Ticino 4-5 Closed area in a wood on a hilly terrain 3 1
CF3 S Ticino 4-5 Open lowland area 4 2
CF4 S Ticino 15-20 Closed area in a wood on a hilly terrain 4 2
CF5 N Zurich > 30 Open lowland area 4 4
CF6 N Zurich 4-5 Open lowland area 4 4
CF7 N Aargau 15-20 Closed area in a wood on a hilly terrain 4 4
CF8c N Lucerne >30 Closed area in a wood on a hilly terrain 4 5
CL1 S Ticino 2-3 Open lowland area 2 2
CL2 S Ticino 2-3 Open lowland area 2 2
CS1 S Ticino 1-2 Open lowland area 1 1
CS2 S Ticino 2-3 Open lowland area 2 0
CS3 S Ticino 1-2 Open lowland area 1 1
  1. aS, southern alpine region; N, northern alpine region; bNo. of compost heaps per facility; cPartially indoor facility.