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.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 1
|Openly licenced||No||License not clear: an example can be found at the website of Rotterdam's air quality stations: http://rotterdamopendata.nl/th/dataset/lucht/resource/7a5f8f0c-d45d-401f-8f61-e5a64d9fc4cf|
|Downloadable at once||No||Data will be sent after request. The requested data are validated, yet do not contain the required data elements|
|Up-to-date||Yes||Data is updated hourly|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||CSV, HTML|
|findable_steps||Looked for air quality netherlands, replaced search term with "luchtkwaliteit", consulted GODI edition 2015|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|collector_name||Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu|
|Controlled access||Yes||Data available after request. Data only available per single station, not as a compiled list of measurements|
|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||https://www.luchtmeetnet.nl/download - Mask to order data for download, leaving email address necessary, https://www.luchtmeetnet.nl - Map that indicates air quality per regions, air quality is , https://www.luchtmeetnet.nl/tabel?datetime=2017-01-27%2 - A comprehensive list of all air pollutants, hourly updated with exact amounts of pollutants available|
Accepted without corrections.