Dec 7, 2022

URwatair

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First NameTheodosios

Last NameKassandros

Emailtkassand@physics.auth.gr

What is the name of your organization?Enviromental Informatics Research Group, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Website/URLhttps://www.meng.auth.gr/en/lab/4-1-environmental-informatics-research-group/

What best describes the type of organisation that you are representing?University and/or research institute

Where are you based?Leof. 3is Septemvriou, Thessaloniki, 54124, GR

Name of the equipment
SenseBox Home
Brand
SenseBox
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
8
Origin
  • DIY – from a dedicated provider
Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • PM2.5
  • PM10
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
Communication type
  • Lora
  • Wifi
Energy type
  • USB
Does your device allow SD cards?
  • Yes
Temporal resolution
1 minute
Where are you measuring air quality?
Both
Device’s location
  • Street – public domain
  • Street – private domain
  • Mobile : Bike mounted
  • Mobile : Person mounted
  • Mobile : Car mounted
  • Home
  • Public building
Level of expertise required to operate
It takes some advanced skills – digital native
Name of the equipment
AirVisual Pro
Brand
IQAir
The number of these devices used in your initiative (estimation):
8
Origin
  • Commercial product
Measured parameter (you can select several)
  • PM2.5
  • PM10
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • CO2
Communication type
  • Wifi
Energy type
  • Regular power plug
Does your device allow SD cards?
  • No
Temporal resolution
1 minute
Where are you measuring air quality?
Indoor
Device’s location
  • Mobile : Person mounted
  • Mobile : Car mounted
  • Home
Level of expertise required to operate
Simple if you take the time to read the documentation

What is the name of your initiative?URwatair

How would you describe the main mission of your initiative?Measure/monitor air quality

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.Citizens are involved in urban rainwater monitoring as well as in urban air pollution monitoring, the latter on the basis of various indoor and outdoor scenarios, by employing low-cost AQ sensors. Via a number of citizen workshops as well as citizen-powered environmental monitoring campaigns, the project aims to map related problems and arrive at a set of best practices applicable to everyday life, on the basis of collaborative data analytics and knowledge extraction.

Who is your main audience?Citizens

If possible, provide the list of partners involved in the initiative.Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage – Thessaloniki Branch
Hydraulics Division, School and Civil Engineering, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Environmental Informatics Research Group, School of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

How is this initiative funded?Other

Context – OtherFully funded National project

Please provide an estimation of the total budget of the initiative (in €):5 000 – 50 000

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 initiativehttp://www.urwatair.gr/

Please upload a picture to illustrate your initiativehttps://citimeasure.eu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/gravity_forms/1-ac26b2f28fbd1afdb0c6e30541245704/2022/12/302325567_738662954194400_3804716851063037635_n.jpg

Are you using a platform for data visualisation?No, we manually process the data (csv, excel, …)

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