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): 2
|Openly licenced||Yes||Attribution similar to CC-BY but not standardised license.|
|Downloadable at once||No||Exportable after search. Reviewer: No direct bulk option was found at source. Proposing correction.|
|Up-to-date||Yes||High resolution on historical data. Unsure about near realtime.|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||CSV, TSV|
|findable_steps||Tried to locate it on the english version of the Swedish EPA website first but failed. Swedish version pointed to IVL.|
|licence_url||http://www3.ivl.se/db/plsql/dvst_bensen_st$.startup||See license text at top of page.|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|usability||2||Need to drill down search before being able to export the data.|
|collector_name||Naturvårdsverket (IVL)||Data hosting by a separate entity: IVL|
|characteristics||Particulate matter (PM), Sulphur oxides (SOx), Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Carbon monoxide (CO), Ozone, Available per air monitoring station/zone||Based on list at http://www.ivl.se/sidor/omraden/miljodata/luftkvalitet.html|
|location||http://www.ivl.se/sidor/omraden/miljodata/luftkvalitet. - Website of IVL - data host, -|
Accepted with slight correction on bulk data download: As no bulk data download is easily available(multiple selections and interactions needed).