Jan 25, 2023

DivAirCity

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First NameBlanca

Last NamePedrola Vidal

Emailblancapedrola@gmail.com

What is the name of your organization?Kuma

Website/URLhttps://www.kumaarchitecture.com

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

Where are you based?Pl. Baillargues 4, 10, Rocafort, Valencia 46111, ES

Name of the equipment
Sensors
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
35
Origin
  • Commercial product
  • DIY product – we bought parts
Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • PM10
  • NO2
Temporal resolution
10 minutes
Where are you measuring air quality?
Outdoor
Device’s location
  • Street – public domain
  • Mobile : Person mounted
Level of expertise required to operate
It takes some advanced skills – digital native

What is the name of your initiative?DivAirCity

How would you describe the main mission of your initiative?Measure/monitor air quality, Raise awareness/education, Environmental justice

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.DivAirCity is a 4 year project, funded by the EC under the H2020 programme, within the scope of the Sustainable Development Goals, valuing diversity and social inclusion to achieve innovative, creative, culture- driven, green and carbon neutral urban society. DivAirCity addresses the equation of social inequality, health conditions and air pollution in cities. It involves 26 EU organisations and 68 external stakeholders from all five continents and creates replicable pilots starting from 5 EU cities.

Who is your main audience?Citizens, Schools, Cities, Other government administrations, Universities and/or research institutes

If possible, provide the list of partners involved in the initiative.26 partners from around Europe.

How is this initiative funded?Fully funded European project

Please provide an estimation of the total budget of the initiative (in €):More than 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://divaircity.eu/

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

Is your platform open source?No

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

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