What data is expected?
Aggregate data about the emission of air pollutants especially those potentially harmful to human health (although it is not a requirement to include information on greenhouse gas emissions). Aggregate means national-level or available for at least three major cities. In order to satisfy the minimum requirements for this category, data must be available for the following pollutants and meet the following minimum criteria:
- Particulate matter (PM) Levels
- Sulphur oxides (SOx)
- Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
- Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
- Carbon monoxide (CO)
- Updated on at least once a week.
- Measured either at a national level by regions or at leasts in 3 big cities.
What data is available
- Openly licensed? Unsure (No URL given)
- Is the data available for free? Yes
- Is the data machine readable? Yes (XLS, CSV, PDF, WMS, SQLite)
- Available in bulk? Yes
- Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Unsure
- Publicly available? Yes
- Is data in digital form? Yes
- Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
- Does the data exist? Yes
PortalU is a central portal for environment data including sources at the national and the federal state level. The portal aggregates metadata and links to decentralized datasets and services. http://www.portalu.de For data about air pollution, there is a special website/database called http://www.thru.de which fulfills all of the conditions, exept open licensing. However GeoNutzV http://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/geonutzv/index.html might apply, thus licensing is set to unsure. The data can be downloaded in bulk http://www.thru.de/fileadmin/SITE_MASTER/content/Dokumente/Downloads/PRTR-Gesamtdatenbestand_stand_maerz2013.zip and here http://www.thru.de/search/?c=search&a=grid