Jan 27, 2023


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First NameAnna

Last NamePalladino


What is the name of your organization?City of Portici


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

Where are you based?Via Campitelli n. 1, Portici, 80055, IT

Name of the equipment
Air Quality Multisensor
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
  • Innovative sensor: we have created the device
Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • PM1
  • PM2.5
  • PM10
  • NO2
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • O3
  • Other
PM1 – Unit
PM1 – Technology
PM1 – Range of measurement
PM1 – Service life
PM1 – Detection limit
PM2.5 – Unit
PM2.5 – Technology
PM2.5 – Range of measurement
PM2.5 – Service life
PM2.5 – Detection limit
PM10 – Unit
PM10 – Technology
PM10 – Range of measurement
PM10 – Service life
PM10 – Detection limit
Temperature – Unit
Temperature – Range of measurement
Temperature – Service life
Humidity – Unit
Humidity – Technology
Humidity – Range of measurement
Humidity – Service life
NO2 – Unit
NO2 – Technology
NO2 – Range of measurement
NO2 – Service life
NO2 – Detection limit
O3 – Unit
O3 – Technology
O3 – Range of measurement
O3 – Service life
O3 – Detection limit
New Option – parameter’s name
New Option – Unit
New Option – Technology
New Option – Range of measurement
New Option – Service life
New Option – Detection limit
Communication type
  • Bluetooth
Energy type
  • Battery
  • Regular power plug
  • USB
Does your device allow SD cards?
  • Yes
Temporal resolution
6 seconds
Where are you measuring air quality?
Device’s location
  • Mobile : Bike mounted
  • Mobile : Person mounted
Level of expertise required to operate
Simple if you take the time to read the documentation
What is the approximate market price per unit?
500Eur for the complete version can be lowered significantly if mass produced
Are there any maintenance costs? If possible, provide a figure
None expected if You exclude recalibration

What is the name of your initiative?AIR-HERITAGE

How would you describe the main mission of your initiative?Measure/monitor air quality, Measure personal exposure, Smart/sustainable mobility, Raise awareness/education, Advocate for air quality policies, Commercialize air quality sensors, 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.AIR-HERITAGE aims to design and implement effective, participative policies to improve the City of Portici air quality. The project developed and used an extensive air quality monitoring network, consisting of fixed regulatory monitoring stations, mobile monitoring stations and portable air quality monitors for citizens, to assess current levels of air pollution in the city. Monitoring data and tools have been fused and form an integral part of the Decision Support tool developed to inform policy makers and citizens.

Who is your main audience?Citizens, Schools, Other government administrations

If possible, provide the list of partners involved in the initiative.Municipality of Portici
Italian National Agency for New Technologies Energy and Sustainable Economic Development
University of Naples Federico II – Department of Agricultural Sciences
Legambiente Campania Onlus
Campania Regional Agency for Environment Protection
Terraria Srl.

How is this initiative funded?Fully funded European project

Please provide an estimation of the total budget of the initiative (in €):1 million – 5 million

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

How many participants (citizen scientists, volunteers, etc.) have been involved (approximately)?1000 – 5000

Website that presents your initiativehttps://uia-initiative.eu/en/uia-cities/portici

Are you using a platform for data visualisation?Yes, we use the platform provided by the equipment manufacturer

Add the public URL (if any)airheritage.portici.enea.it; https://portici.terraria.com/html/public/publicTrack.jsf

Is your platform open source?No

From 0 (the lowest) to 5 (the highest), how easily accessible and user-friendly is your platform?4

What are the estimated costs related to the data platform (subscription if any, development costs…)currently, it is provided free of charge for the airheritage partners inititives

Are you providing open data?Yes

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

If any, what qualitative or quantitative indicators (e.g., AQI, alerts…) are you calculating?Yes, an AQI estimation is provided to users

How frequently is the data refreshed in the data platform?Real time update for citizens measured data, 15 minutes for fixed stations

How long does it take before the newest data is available on your platform?Real time update for citizens measured data, 15 minutes for fixed stations

Do you give access to historical data?Yes

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

Would you like to share with us any additional information? (Max 300 words)one of the main output of the project is an Urban Innovative Air Quality Decision Support System (UIAQ DSS) https://portici.terraria.com/html/public/login.jsf; it is open source, it presents both data of ARPAC monitoring station and data simulated by the Air quality model implemented by UNINA; it is very easy to use, data are hourly refreshed every day, with forecast for the following 3 days. Statistics/Indicators/Charts and Maps are provided for visualization. Decision-makers, municipal agencies and planners will be able to use the UIAQ DSS to assess air quality in urban areas and forecast a short-term response, as well as assess the impact of potential air quality policies.
Citizens will be able to constantly monitor the air quality of their location (via GPS) within the municipality of Portici.https://portici.terraria.com/html/public/publicTrack.jsf

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