Air Quality 80% open


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 on the referral it is defined as a public domain, but on the official ministry website, it is copyrighted
In an open and machine-readable format JSON, XML NC file
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes Data is update hourly
Publicly available Yes During check an announcement about possible difficulties in data providing, due to ending contract with service provider, appeared on site
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps searched for "air quality' (Hebrew) both on google and On the had to fix my my spelling from "אויר" to "אוויר" to find the the link.
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Ministry of Environmental Protection
characteristics Particulate matter (PM), Sulphur oxides (SOx), Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Carbon monoxide (CO), Ozone, Available per air monitoring station/zone
location href=""">rel="nofollow"> - Ministry of Enviroment Protection website, - API to the data I will refer to the daily forecast of air quality ( The actual measurements (ass appears on the official ministry website) is a calculated model.

I added the right source of the data which is the Ministry API. While the government portal says it is open data, the ministry of Environment keeps it copyrighted.

Meta data

Data location - Ministry of Enviroment Protection website - API to the data
Data licence
Data format   JSON, XML
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Sat Dec 24 2016 09:45:43 GMT+0000 (UTC)