Air Quality 0% open

Costa Rica

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?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
In an open and machine-readable format
Publicly available No
Collected by government Yes
collector_name Instituto Meteorológico Nacional
Controlled access No
characteristics
In Costa Rica, the national inventory of greenhouse gases is done by the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) dependency attached to MINAE: http://cglobal.imn.ac.cr/gases-efecto-invernadero. The last one published was for 2011 and are still lacking to be the product of a national monitoring system as is established by the Kyoto Protocol, and an appropriate instrument for decision-making in both the public sector as the private sector. Originally submitted by Susana Soto

Reviewer: Accepted without corrections.

Meta data

Data location   Unknown
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Ricardo Alanís
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Fri Jan 27 2017 20:08:49 GMT+0000 (UTC)