Sep 8, 2022

iChange H2020

First Name
Francesco
Last Name
Pilla
Email
francesco.pilla@ucd.ie
What is the name of your organization?
UCD
Website/URL
www.ucd.ie/sdl/
What best describes the type of organisation that you are representing?
University and/or research institute
Where are you based?
University College Dublin, Belfield
Dublin D04
Ireland
Map It
What is the name of your initiative?
iChange H2020
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

 

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.
citizen science activities in schools to monitor air pollution and traffic. Active mobility campaign. Codesign of NbS to protect schools from road traffic pollution.
Who is your main audience?
  • Citizens
  • Schools
  • Cities

 

If possible, provide the list of partners involved in the initiative.
I-CHANGE is implemented by 16 organisations from from 12 countries (Belgium, Burkina Faso, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Israel, Spain, Slovakia, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom).
How is this initiative funded?
  • Fully funded European project

 

Please provide an estimation of the total budget of the initiative:
More than 1 000 000€
What is the status of the initiative?
Ongoing
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 initiative
https://ichange-project.eu/
Please upload a picture to illustrate your initiative

 

Technical Details
Name of the equipment
smart citizen kit
Brand
fablab barcelona
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
80
Origin
  • Commercial product
  • DIY – from a dedicated provider

 

Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • PM1
  • PM2.5
  • PM10
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Noise

 

Are there any other technical details you would like to share?
technical details can be found here:
https://docs.smartcitizen.me/Guides/deployments/Deploying%20SCK/
Communication type
  • Wifi

 

Energy type
  • Solar
  • Battery
  • Regular power plug
  • USB

 

Does your device allow SD cards?
  • Yes

 

Temporal resolution
Other
Temporal resolution – Other
it can be customised
Where are you measuring air quality?
Both
Device’s location
  • Street – public domain
  • Street – private domain
  • Public building

 

Level of expertise required to operate
Simple if you take the time to read the documentation
What is the approximate market price per unit?
300
Are there any other costs related to this equipment?
training
Are there any setup/installation costs? If possible, provide a figure
no
Are there any maintenance costs? If possible, provide a figure
no
Name of the equipment
traffic counter
Brand
Telraam
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
80
Origin
  • Commercial product
  • DIY – from a dedicated provider

 

Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • New Option

 

New option
New Option – parameter’s name
traffic volume
New Option – Unit
cars, pedestrians, bikes, heavy vehicles
New Option – Technology
camera
New Option – Range of measurement
hour
New Option – Detection limit
daytime
Are there any other technical details you would like to share?
more technical details here:
https://telraam.net/en/what-is-telraam
Communication type
  • Wifi

 

Energy type
  • Regular power plug
  • USB

 

Does your device allow SD cards?
  • No

 

Temporal resolution
1 hour
Where are you measuring air quality?
Indoor
Device’s location
  • Street – public domain
  • Street – private domain
  • Public building

 

Level of expertise required to operate
Simple if you take the time to read the documentation
What is the approximate market price per unit?
120
Are there any other costs related to this equipment?
no
Are there any setup/installation costs? If possible, provide a figure
no
Are there any maintenance costs? If possible, provide a figure
no

 

Are you using a platform for data visualisation?
Yes, we use the platform provided by the equipment manufacturer
Add the public URL (if any)
https://smartcitizen.me/kits/
Is your platform open source?
Yes
Are there any other interesting links related to the data platform?
https://smartcitizen.me/kits/14564
From 0 (the lowest) to 5 (the highest), how easily accessible and user-friendly is your platform?
5
What are the estimated costs related to the data platform (subscription if any, development costs…)
no
Are you providing open data?
Yes
How is the data made accessible?
  • Export (csv, geojson..)

 

How frequently is the data refreshed in the data platform?
1 minute
How long does it take before the newest data is available on your platform?
1 minute
Do you give access to historical data?
Yes
If possible, please share a link to your data privacy policy:
https://smartcitizen.me/policy
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)
check periodically wifi connectivity. If the sensors disconnects from wifi, the onboarding procedure needs to be repeated.
pair the sensor with a weather station as the PM readings are affected by local humidity and the data can be post processed to correct this.
schools are using the data from the air quality sensors combined with the one from traffic sensors to advocate for traffic calming policies and interventions in the local area.

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