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Projects Updates for Air Quality Monitoring Station

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  1. Air Quality Monitoring Station Project Updates

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    Air Quality Monitoring Station Project Updates:

    • The project is still underway as the initial phase of data collection is completed.
    • Collected air concentration and weather data at 15-minute’s intervals for a year. The data will be made public for use by campus.
    • Past data is being used to develop data filters to prevent outliers and data imputations in the proposed dashboard being implemented on PowerBI.
    • Public dashboard to be released to telecast live data through API access before the end of 2022.
    • Collected data being used for advanced research at Land Use Evolution and Assessment Lab (LEAM) to identify the potential for low-cost sensor deployment for urban scenario predictions.



  2. July 2021 Project Progress Update

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    Moazam Hakim provided the following updates regarding the Air Quality Monitoring Station on July 26, 2021:

    • The actual pod was received on Monday, July 26, 2021. This pod was procured from Stratford, UK.
    • The next step is to get this pod installed on a lighting pole, or at another suitable location on campus.
    • Over the course of the past month, the development of public interface and API for the data has been underway. After the installation of the pod, the collected data will be reported via Mobile Network, and the dashboard will be released. This dashboard will report live data, as well as provide past data and information available for download. 
    • The parameters that are being monitored are PM, NO, NO2, O3, CO, CO2, Relative Humidity, and Barometric Pressure.