Air Quality 45% 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?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No No license is mentioned on the website.
In an open and machine-readable format HTML
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
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)
A lot of the data is only filled for the bigger cities/locations.

Accept submission: All information was confirmed in the source.

Meta data

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
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   HTML
Reviewer   Ricardo Alanís
Submitters   Tiago Vieira
Last modified   Sat Jan 14 2017 12:13:18 GMT+0000 (UTC)