We are a collective of people interested in using sensors to measure air quality across Aberdeen. In time we will use the data from these to produce maps, visualisations, predictions and alerts. We recently had an event at Code the City to develop the project. The work we did at the event can be found on Github.
What’s important about air quality?
- How much do you care about the quality of the air you breathe as you walk to work or university, take the kids to school, cycle or jog, or open your bedroom window?
- How good is the air you are breathing, and how do you know?
- What are the levels of particulates (PM2.5 or PM10) and why is this important?
- Can we be preventing respiratory diseases and minimising cases of asthma?
We’re aiming to build a better picture of Aberdeen’s air quality so that we can answer some of these questions.
The Sensor kit
If you have would like a sensor to use at home there are three steps:
If you have a problem at any stage see our Troubleshooting section and we will endeavor to help you.
We hope to have a detailed instruction manual on-line soon!
Register your device with us!
If you have an air quality monitor in or around Aberdeen (Scotland) please contact us so that we can know about it and work together to improve the air quality data we have for Aberdeen City and Shire