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Best City Projects for Air Quality Monitoring

With the world’s population increasingly drawn to live in cities, officials and citizens must imagine a more urban future. It is estimated that 70% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. This trend is driving the need to implement technologies that enable cities to predict rather than react to the future’s soaring demands. To ensure the future wellbeing of citizens, cities around the world are looking to technology to help solve potential problems. One of the biggest problems facing the world today is air pollution and CO2 emissions. Here we honor the cities with the best projects for monitoring air quality.
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Zurich's citizens are very satisfied with the city’s overall 'smartness', as a result of large investments in smart technologies which are improving the everyday lives of its citizens. One of the...
One of the best cities in the world, offering a high quality of life, especially with its improvements and transformation as a smart city.
Elm is the only network of air monitoring sensors with a fully integrated, real-time view of air data in local communities. Devices are placed where people benefit from frequent insights into air q...
Simple and effective means for collecting, storing, and sharing the real-time, critical environmental data.
Qatar’s rapid pace of development, population growth, climate, and heavy car use have made addressing air quality a priority for the country. Through its commitment to sustainability, Qatar Foundation (QF) is pursuing measures to not only enhance the environment of Education City, but to ensure all members of its community are aware of what local air quality means for their health, well-being, and lifestyle. The Hawa’ak Environment Monitoring System has been selected by QF’s Health, Sa...
Downtown Oklahoma City is now the site of one of five air quality monitoring benches in the nation. The air pollution sensors measure ozone and particulate matter, both of which can be harmful to h...
In addition to air monitoring the stations provide educational programs for children and families to learn more about environmental protection.
The City of Chicago has begun a major effort that will test the limits of big data and urban sensor networks with their Array of Things project.The sensors will also measure important air quality c...
Creative and effective solution for quality air monitoring in large city.
CityAir is an application created by the CITI-SENSE team which color-codes the various degrees of air pollution and creates an air quality map generated by citizens. Air pollution is invisible but affects the health of people. With this application, you can color-code the air pollution by rating the air quality where you are: green if air quality is very good, yellow if air quality is good, orange is air quality is poor and red if air quality is very poor. You can also indicate the source of ...