Air Quality 85% open

United States

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 Yes
In an open and machine-readable format CSV
Downloadable at once No Reviewer: Accepted, as Raw data is linked to a login and other options show a menu interactions to filter data needed; Without a multiple select option.
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Looked for US air quality data EPA, the first results led to the air quality site
licence_url https://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap1.html#105
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name United States Environmental Protection Agency
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.epa.gov/outdoor-air-quality-data - Air Quality Data Collected at Outdoor Monitors Across the US

Accepted without corrections.

Meta data

Data location   https://www.epa.gov/outdoor-air-quality-data - Air Quality Data Collected at Outdoor Monitors Across the US
Data licence   https://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap1.html#105
Data format   CSV
Reviewer   Ricardo Alanís
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Mon Feb 27 2017 15:42:39 GMT+0000 (UTC)