MappAir — New UK-Wide, Online, High-Resolution Air Pollution Map

MappAir — New UK-Wide, Online, High-Resolution Air Pollution Map

A new UK-wide, online, high-resolution air pollution map known as “MappAir” has been developed and launched by EarthSense Systems, a joint-venture between the aerial mapping firm BlueSky and the University of Leicester. The new map represents the first high-resolution union-wide map of air pollution in the UK — and provides the potential for new insights into emitters and accumulation patterns in the region. The map utilizes a combination of satellite date, EarthSense Systems’ own air quality monitoring sensors, and open-source data — as combined through “complex modeling techniques” — to provide a “highly” accurate air quality mapping tool. As […]