Related Projects

Air Quality Monitoring Initiatives by Government of India/Central & State Pollution Control Board:

  1. SAFAR – India: System of Air Quality & Weather Forecasting And Research. A Research based initiative of integrating Air Quality with Health Advisories and Food Security. The SAFAR system is developed by Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, along with ESSO partner institutions namely India Meteorological Department (IMD) and National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF) — http://safar.tropmet.res.in/
  2. Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC): Realtime Ambient Air Quality Data — http://www.dpccairdata.com/dpccairdata/display/index.php
  3. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) of India: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), statutory organisation, was constituted in September, 1974 under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. Further, CPCB was entrusted with the powers and functions under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 — http://cpcb.nic.in/AQI_new.php. Following are the AQI monitoring initiatives underway at the CPCB:
  4. The National Air Quality Monitoring Index launched by PM Modi in consultation with IIT Kanpur – http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=110654. Project link — http://164.100.160.234:9000/
  5. Air Quality/Public Advisory for Delhi City by CPCB — http://www.cpcb.gov.in/cpcbpa/
  6. Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations by CPCB — http://www.cpcb.gov.in/CAAQM/mapPage/frmindiamap.aspx
  7. Daily Ambient Air Quality Data of Agra — http://www.cpcb.nic.in/agra_data.php
  8. A Decision Support System for Indian Urban Air Quality Management by CPCB — https://urbairindia-cpcb.in/homeAction.action?breadCrumbGroup=HOME
  9. Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Network in Maharashtra — http://mpcb.gov.in/envtdata/envtair.php.

Some of the other global Air Quality Index monitoring projects are:

  1. AQICN: Beijing Air Pollution – The World Air Quality Index project is a social enterprise project started in 2007. Its mission is to promote Air Pollution awareness and provide a unified Air Quality information, for the whole world, in real-time. — http://aqicn.org/
  2. CLAIRITY – MIT’s Air Quality Network: The MIT Civil and Environmental Engineering Class of 2014 has deployed an air quality sensor network throughout MIT’s campus. This website displays real-time data from the network and shows the quality of air around Cambridge. — http://clairity.mit.edu/
  3. AirCasting: AirCasting is an open-source, end-to-end solution for collecting, displaying, and sharing health and environmental data using your smartphone. — http://aircasting.org/
  4. PublicLab – DustDuino: DustDuino can help individuals with limited resources monitor PM10 and PM2.5 concentrations, indoors or outdoors. — https://publiclab.org/wiki/dustduino
  5. Microsoft Research – Urban Air: Using a diversity of big data to infer and predict fine-grained air quality throughout a city, and finally tackle air pollutions. — http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/urbanair/
  6. Plume Labs: Makers of the Plume #AirReport, urban weather forecast and environmental AI to beat air pollution in 40+ countries around the world. — https://www.plumelabs.com/
  7. AirNow: AirNow offers daily AQI conditions for over 400 cities. AirNow International: A separate, international version of AirNow that allows interested countries to better manage their air quality data. — http://airnow.gov/
  8. DataCanvas: Data Canvas Is a Media Network to Promote Public Education Around Civic Issues. — http://map.datacanvas.org/
  9. Elm: The air monitoring sensor network. — https://elm.perkinelmer.com/map/
  10. WorldAQI: World Air Pollution Index App — https://www.worldaqi.com/
  11. UrbanEmissions: A primer on air quality management — http://www.urbanemissions.info/
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