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||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.|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||HTML|
|findable_steps||Searched on google for polution + portugal|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|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.