Oct 24, 2022

De Luchtclub

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First NameMohamed

Last Nameel Massoudi


What is the name of your organization?City of Rotterdam


What best describes the type of organisation that you are representing?City

Where are you based?Wilhelminakade 179, Rotterdam, 3072 AP, NL

Name of the equipment
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
  • Commercial product
Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • PM2.5
Are there any other technical details you would like to share?
The sensor is housed in a Snifferbike unit (produced by SODAQ)
Communication type
  • 2G-3G
Energy type
  • USB
Does your device allow SD cards?
  • No
Temporal resolution
20 seconds
Where are you measuring air quality?
Device’s location
  • Street – public domain
  • Street – private domain
Level of expertise required to operate
Simple if you take the time to read the documentation

What is the name of your initiative?De Luchtclub

How would you describe the main mission of your initiative?Measure/monitor air quality, Measure personal exposure, Raise awareness/education, Air quality modelling

Please provide a short description of your initiative (What is being done? Who is participating? What are your main goals?) This text will appear on the main page.De Luchtclub (” English: The Air Club” ) is an initiative of the City of Rotterdam. By allowing Rotterdammers to measure PM2,5 themselves, the municipality and residents gain more insight into local air quality which can be a basis for further discussion, workshops and insights. With this project teh regional environmental agency is also investigating whether cheaper sensors are as reliable as more expensive equipment.

Who is your main audience?Citizens, Schools, Cities

If possible, provide the list of partners involved in the initiative.– DCMR Rotterdam-Rijnmond Environmental Services
-National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)

How is this initiative funded?Municipality programme

Please provide an estimation of the total budget of the initiative (in €):I don’t know

What is the duration of the initiative?1 to 5 years

How many participants (citizen scientists, volunteers, etc.) have been involved (approximately)?500 – 1000

Website that presents your initiativehttps://www.rotterdam.nl/deluchtclub

Please share any other relevant/interesting links about your initiative:Overview map of De Luchtclub sensors: https://arcg.is/1PTq1D0
For relatime data look at https://samenmeten.rivm.nl/dataportaal/ (select Rotterdam. All De Luchtclub sensors have the prefix ” LUC_”)

Various pieces have been written about De Luchtclub bij local and national media. Unfortunatly mostly behind pay walls.

Please upload a picture to illustrate your initiativehttps://integratingcities.eu/go-living-in/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/gravity_forms/1-5354894cf3cf050d1ea2e13c24ed0dad/2022/10/de-luchtlub-headerbeeld-website-V01-002.jpg

Are you using a platform for data visualisation?Yes, we connect to an information data viewer provided by a third party (GIS, digital twin, …)

Add the public URL (if any)https://samenmeten.rivm.nl/dataportaal/

Is your platform open source?Yes

Are there any other interesting links related to the data platform?https://samenmeten.nl/international

From 0 (the lowest) to 5 (the highest), how easily accessible and user-friendly is your platform?3

Are you providing open data?Yes

How is the data made accessible?Export (csv, geojson..), API

How frequently is the data refreshed in the data platform?Every 2 hours

How long does it take before the newest data is available on your platform?2 hours

Do you give access to historical data?Yes

What type of data visualisation do you provide?Statistics / Indicators / Charts, Maps, Report

Would you like to share with us any additional information? (Max 300 words)Measure Together is de main platform in the Netherlands that is used to present data. Not every participant in De luchtclub has found this easy. Thus De Luchtclub also provides personal reports to participants (year and month overviews).

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