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Schools Weather and Air Quality (SWAQ) project: air quality, Sydney
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Abstract

Schools Weather and Air Quality (SWAQ) is a citizen science project funded by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science as part of its Inspiring Australia - Citizen Engagement Program. SWAQ is improving urban weather and air quality measurements around Sydney by placing meteorological and air quality sensors in its schools. Students will collect and analyse our research quality data for use in science and geography curriculum-aligned classroom activities.

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Vector Data
Keywords
airquality , aurin
Category
Climatology Meteorology Atmosphere
processes and phenomena of the atmosphere. Examples: cloud cover, weather, climate, atmospheric conditions, climate change, precipitation
Regions
Australia
Owner
More info
Purpose

To improve urban air quality measurements around Sydney and increase the community’s knowledge and awareness about their changing local urban environment....

Language
English
Data Quality
Data is currently not quality controlled, but will be in the future.
Supplemental Information

The data is freely available online at https://www.swaq.org.au/ to the public and researchers.

Attribute Name Label Description
Station School where the data collection station is situated
DateTime Date and time of data recording
NO2 NO2 in ppm
SO2 SO2 in ppm
CO CO in ppm
O3 O3 in ppm
PM2.5 PM2.5 in µg/m3
PM10 PM10 in µg/m3
location Geographical coordinates of the School/station

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    marco

    UNSW Sydney