Air Quality 61% open

Switzerland

What data is expected?

Data about the daily mean concentration of air pollutants, especially those potentially harmful to human health. Data should be available for all air monitoring stations or air monitoring zones in a country. The Index focusses on key pollutants as defined by the World Health Organisation. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Particulate matter (PM)
  • Sulphur oxides (SOx)
  • Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
  • Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Ozone
  • Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
  • Available per air monitoring station/zone

How open is the data?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2

Data format

CSV, HTML

Data Location

  • http://www.bafu.admin.ch/luft/luftbelastung/blick_zurue - Data of the National Air Pollution Monitoring Network
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No Any reproduction requires prior written consent, as per Terms and Conditions of the Federal Authorities.
    Downloadable at once No
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format CSV, HTML
    findable 1
    findable_steps Could not find on the national OGD portal, so had to search the FOEN website
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 2
    collector_name Federal Office for the Environment
    characteristics Particulate matter (PM), Sulphur oxides (SOx), Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Carbon monoxide (CO), Ozone, Available per air monitoring station/zone Reviewer: Was not able to found Volatiles as Benzene or Acetaldehyde in the Pollutants given.
    location http://www.bafu.admin.ch/luft/luftbelastung/blick_zurue - Data of the National Air Pollution Monitoring Network

    Reviewer comments

    Accepted with corrections. Removed Volatiles from list as no reports on Benzene, Acetaldehyde or any other volatile was found.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Ricardo Alanís
    Submitters   Oleg Lavrovsky
    Last modified   Fri Dec 23 2016 16:26:49 GMT+0000 (UTC)