Air Quality 50% open

Portugal

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): 1

Data format

HTML

Data Location

  • http://qualar.apambiente.pt/ - Online database over Air quality in Portugal
  • http://www.pordata.pt/Subtema/Portugal/Polui%C3%A7%C3%A - PORDATA information on several atmospheric and climate polution
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No No license is mentioned on the website.
    Downloadable at once No You can search by month and zone but there is no easy way to extract information in bulk.
    Up-to-date Yes The data seems to be updated every month.
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format HTML
    findable 2
    findable_steps Searched on google for polution + portugal
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 1
    collector_name QualAr
    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://qualar.apambiente.pt/ - Online database over Air quality in Portugal, http://www.pordata.pt/Subtema/Portugal/Polui%C3%A7%C3%A - PORDATA information on several atmospheric and climate polution There is also another source with complementary information from PORDATA (which is neither open nor provides data in a easy to read format)

    Details

    A lot of the data is only filled for the bigger cities/locations.

    Reviewer comments

    Accept submission: All information was confirmed in the source.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Ricardo Alanís
    Submitters   Tiago Vieira
    Last modified   Sat Jan 14 2017 12:13:18 GMT+0000 (UTC)