What is the name of your organization?Sensor.Community
What best describes the type of organisation that you are representing?Community-Based / Civil society Organization
Where are you based?Grabenstetter Str.20, Erkenbrechtsweiler, Baden-Württemberg 73268, DE
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|Where are you measuring air quality ?|
|Devices location – Other|
|Schools, Libraries, official measurement stations, Urban areas,|
|Level of expertise required to operate|
|Simple if you take time to read the documentation|
|What is the price per unit?|
|less than 50 Euro/Pound/Dollar|
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What is the name of your initiative?Sensor.Community
How would you describe the main mission of your initiative?Measure/monitor air quality, Raise awareness/education, Advocate for air quality policies, Other
Other organization missionsSensor.Community is a contributors driven global sensor network that creates Open Environmental Data. Our mission is to inspire and enrich people’s lives by offering a platform for the collective curiosity in nature that is genuine, joyful and positive.
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.Sensor.Community is a contributors driven global sensor network that creates Open Environmental Data.
Our mission is to inspire and enrich people’s lives by offering a platform for the collective curiosity in nature that is genuine, joyful and positive.
Who is your main audience?Citizen, Association, Schools, Private sector, Media, Other
Audience – OtherAirQuality institutions, Ministries, Decision makers, Scientists,
How is this initiative funded?Other
Please provide an estimation of the total budget of the initiative (in €):0 to 10 000€
How many participants (citizen scientists, volunteers, etc.) have been involved (approximately)?> 5000
Website that presents your initiativehttps://sensor.community/en/
Please upload a picture to illustrate your initiativehttps://integratingcities.eu/go-living-in/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/gravity_forms/1-5354894cf3cf050d1ea2e13c24ed0dad/2022/06/Maps.Sensor.Community.png
Are you using a platform for data visualisation?Yes, we have created our own
Add the public URL (if any)https://maps.sensor.community/#3/0.00/0.09
Is your platform open source?Yes
What are the estimated costs related to the data platform (subscription if any, development costs…)no costs for contributors
Are you providing open data?Yes
How is the data made accessible?Export (csv, geojson..), API
How is the data made accessible? – OtherContributors driven global community.
If any, what qualitative or quantitative indicators (e.g., AQI, alerts…) are you calculating?PM2.5 (EU, 1 h. mean), PM10 (EU, 1 h. mean), PM2.5 (WHO, 1 h. mean), PM10 (WHO, 1 h. mean), PM2.5 (5 min. mean), PM10 (5 min. mean), AQI, temperature, rel. humidity, pressure,
How frequently is the data refreshed in the data platform?every 2 ½ minutes
How long does it take before the newest data is available on your platform?every 2 ½ minutes
Do you give access to historical data?Yes
What type of data visualisation do you provide?Statistics / Indicators / Charts, Map
Data visualization – OtherDataGraph of last 24h and last 6days provided with Grafana.
Have you considered GDPR regulation and if so, how?Everything is self-hosted by us on servers in Frankfurt which are set-up GDPR conform.