Nov 3, 2022

Run 4 Science / iSPEX 2

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First NameNorbert

Last NameSchmidt

Emailnorbert@ddq.nl

What is the name of your organization?DDQ Pocket Science

Website/URLhttps://www.ddq.nl

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

Where are you based?Kloosterweg 1, Heerlen, 6412 CN, NL

Name of the equipment
Canair.io
Brand
Senirion
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
10
Origin
  • DIY product – we bought parts
  • DIY – from a dedicated provider
Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • PM2.5
Communication type
  • Datalogger
  • Bluetooth
Energy type
  • Battery
  • USB
Does your device allow SD cards?
  • No
Temporal resolution
10 secs
Where are you measuring air quality?
Outdoor
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?
50
Name of the equipment
iSPEX 2
Brand
iSPEX
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
20
Origin
  • Commercial product
  • Innovative sensor: we have created the device
Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • PM2.5
  • Other
  • Other
PM2.5
PM2.5 – Unit
Optical spectropolarimeter
Communication type
  • Other
Communication type – Other
Optical add on mounted on smartphone camera
Energy type
  • Not relevant (passive tubes, for example)
Does your device allow SD cards?
  • No
Temporal resolution
User dependent (ie user takes a picture)
Where are you measuring air quality?
Outdoor
Device’s location
  • 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?
70
Are there any maintenance costs? If possible, provide a figure
Depending on target group. Pro users pay more than citizens

What is the name of your initiative?Run 4 Science / iSPEX 2

How would you describe the main mission of your initiative?• Measure/monitor air quality
• Raise awareness/education
• Commercialize air quality sensors

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.With a variety of our sensors and mobile phones, citizens can run/hike/bike to measure air and water quality.

Who is your main audience?• Citizens
• Non- Governmental Organisations
• Other government administrations
• Universities and/or research institutes

If possible, provide the list of partners involved in the initiative.COS4CLOUD EU Project (Mobis). Leiden University (iSPEX 2), RIVM,

How is this initiative funded?• Partially funded European project
• Private programme

Please provide an estimation of the total budget of the initiative (in €):50 000 – 100 000

What is the duration of the initiative?More than 5 years

How many participants (citizen scientists, volunteers, etc.) have been involved (approximately)?1 – 25

Website that presents your initiativehttps://run4science.org

Are you using a platform for data visualisation?Yes, we have created our own data platform

Add the public URL (if any)https://mobis.ddq.nl

Is your platform open source?Yes

Are there any other interesting links related to the data platform?In development and project specific.

Are you providing open data?Yes

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

How long does it take before the newest data is available on your platform?Real time

Do you give access to historical data?Yes

If possible, please share a link to your data privacy policy:mobis.ddq.nl/privpol

What type of data visualisation do you provide?Maps, Report

Would you like to share with us any additional information? (Max 300 words)The platform is already active and hosting some citizen science initiatives like light pollution (https://seeingstars.pocket.science) .
We provide interopability using OGC standards and open JSON.
Feedback for users comes in-app. We still ar looking for funding to create nice user friendly maps for citizen science initiatives like run4science (partially paid trough EU funding).

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