Air Quality 45% open

Greece

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
Openly licenced No For Thessaloniki and Patra data can be re-distributed freely (please see openly licenced). In terms of Athens authorisation for the re-distribution of data must be granted by the Ministry of Environment & Energy. Licence for Thessaloniki: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ Licence for Patra: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/gr/
In an open and machine-readable format HTML DOC (Word)
Downloadable at once No Data in bulk is only available for the city of Patra.
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps directly from the Ministry's site
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Ministry of Environment & Energy, District of Western Greece, District of Central Macedonia
characteristics Particulate matter (PM), Sulphur oxides (SOx), Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Carbon monoxide (CO), Ozone, Volatile organic compounds (VOCs), Available per air monitoring station/zone
location http://www.ypeka.gr/Default.aspx?tabid=708&language=en - Daily Bulletin Atmospheric Pollution, http://www.pkm.gov.gr/default.aspx?lang=el-GR&page=507 - City of Thessaloniki, http://www.ypeka.gr/Default.aspx?tabid=708&language=en - City of Athens, http://www.pde.gov.gr/gr/enimerosi/anartitea/airpolluti - City of Patra
Is the data available online? We have identified three (3) different sources of data for the following cities: Athens, Thessaloniki, Patra. The URLs are as follows: Athens: http://www.ypeka.gr/Default.aspx?tabid=708&language=en Thessaloniki: http://www.pkm.gov.gr/default.aspx?lang=el-GR&page=507 Patra:http://www.pde.gov.gr/gr/enimerosi/anartitea/airpollutionofpatras.html Does the data exist? No data available for VOCs Openly licenced? For Thessaloniki and Patra data can be re-distributed freely (please see openly licenced). In terms of Athens authorisation for the re-distribution of data must be granted by the Ministry of Environment & Energy. Licence for Thessaloniki: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ Licence for Patra: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/gr/ Is the data machine readable? No it is not. All sources are either HTML text or DOC (word) Available in bulk? Data in bulk is only available for the city of Patra.

Accepted without corrections. Data was uploaded city wise, but covers the minimum requirements.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.ypeka.gr/Default.aspx?tabid=708&language=en - Daily Bulletin Atmospheric Pollution
   http://www.pkm.gov.gr/default.aspx?lang=el-GR&page=507 - City of Thessaloniki
   http://www.ypeka.gr/Default.aspx?tabid=708&language=en - City of Athens
   http://www.pde.gov.gr/gr/enimerosi/anartitea/airpolluti - City of Patra
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   HTML
Reviewer   Ricardo Alanís
Submitters   Kleanthis Koupidis
Last modified   Thu Dec 15 2016 14:33:09 GMT+0000 (UTC)