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 evidence on copyright available website.|
|Downloadable at once||Yes|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||CSV||PDF, PNG, XLSX, PPTX, Atomsvc|
|findable_steps||I googled a few search terms, i.e. pollution emissions Zambia, pollution emissions data Zambia, pollution data Zambia, Emissions data Zambia, Department of environment Zambia. It took me a while to find something useful.|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|collector_name||Zambia Data Portal Central Statistics Office|
|characteristics||Carbon monoxide (CO)||CO2 emissions. Data is taken from http://unstats.un.org/|
|location||href="http://zambia.opendataforafrica.org/search?query=emissions" http://zambia.opendataforafrica.org/search?query=emissi">rel="nofollow">http://zambia.opendataforafrica.org/search?query=emissi - Zambia Data Portal Central Statistics Office|
Rejected, as the data available is not available on monitoring stations or hourly rate; But rather, an aggregated measurement. It was found that the government does collect this data, but no source of open data found.