Dec 7, 2022

Samen Meten in Zuid-Holland / Measuring Together in South-Holland

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First NameMike

Last NameLensink

Emailmike@thegreenland.eu

What is the name of your organization?The Green Land

Website/URLhttps://www.thegreenland.eu/

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

Where are you based?Vondellaan 2, Utrecht, 3521 GD, NL

Name of the equipment
SPS030
Brand
Sensirion
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
100
Origin
  • DIY product – we bought parts
Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • PM2.5
Communication type
  • Wifi
Energy type
  • USB
Temporal resolution
10 minutes
Where are you measuring air quality?
Outdoor
Device’s location
  • Street – public domain
Level of expertise required to operate
Simple if you take the time to read the documentation
Name of the equipment
SDS011
Brand
Nova
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
50
Origin
  • DIY – from a dedicated provider
Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • PM2.5
  • PM10
Communication type
  • Wifi
Temporal resolution
daily
Where are you measuring air quality?
Outdoor
Device’s location
  • Street – public domain
Level of expertise required to operate
Simple if you take the time to read the documentation

What is the name of your initiative?Samen Meten in Zuid-Holland / Measuring Together in South-Holland

How would you describe the main mission of your initiative?Measure/monitor air quality, Measure personal exposure, Raise awareness/education, Environmental justice, 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.The public administration South-Holland (a densely populated urban province with 3.7 million inhabitants encompassing The Hague and Rotterdam) is actively encouraging and supporting citizen science initiatives around air quality and the environment. Goal of this project is to engage citizens with science and their environment, but also to complement and improve the official national data and models. The province is providing financial support, but also facilitating active community management and support (which is outsourced to The Green Land)

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

If possible, provide the list of partners involved in the initiative.Province of South-Holland
The Green Land
National Institute of Public Health and Environment
Different Environmental Service Organisations (DCMR, ODMH)

How is this initiative funded?Municipality programme

Please provide an estimation of the total budget of the initiative (in €):I don’t know

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

How many participants (citizen scientists, volunteers, etc.) have been involved (approximately)?25 – 100

Website that presents your initiativehttps://luchtkwaliteit.ability.nl/

Please share any other relevant/interesting links about your initiative:It is a great example of a public administration body showing the willingness to partner up with both citizens and external (private) organisations to improve air quality itself and quality of measurement. Thanks to this project and The Green Land’s efforts on community stewardship and support over the past 3 years, there is now an active community engaged on the project’s forum, monthly check-in and best practices meetings, networking sessions, interaction with local governments, and there were various workshops and learning sessions organised by The Green Land to expand knowledge and skills.

Please upload a picture to illustrate your initiativehttps://citimeasure.eu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/gravity_forms/1-ac26b2f28fbd1afdb0c6e30541245704/2022/12/pzhlucht.jpg

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

Add the public URL (if any)https://www.arcgis.com/apps/dashboards/d4c77d9d5d284b27beeeef83103635fa

Is your platform open source?No

Are there any other interesting links related to the data platform?https://samenmeten.rivm.nl/dataportaal/

From 0 (the lowest) to 5 (the highest), how easily accessible and user-friendly is your platform?2

Are you providing open data?Yes

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

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

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