Smart Air Quality Network
The development of a close-meshed network of local fine-dust data, which can be fed and used well by general public.

Results and Publications


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Publications

Matthias Budde, Andrea Schankin, Julien Hoffmann, Marcel Danz, Till Riedel, Michael Beigl (2017) Participatory Sensing or Participatory Nonsense? – Mitigating the Effect of Human Error on Data Quality in Citizen Science. Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT) 1:3, doi: 10.1145/3131900

Budde, M., Riedel, T., Beigl, M., Schäfer, K., Emeis, S., Cyrys, J., Schnelle-Kreise, J., Philipp, A., Ziegler, V., Grimm, H., Gratza, T.: SmartAQnet – Remote and In-Situ Sensing of Urban Air QualityIn: Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XXII, edited by Adolfo Comerón, Evgueni I. Kassianov, Klaus Schäfer, Richard H. Picard, Konradin Weber, Proceedings of SPIE, SPIE, Bellingham, WA, USA, Vol. 10424, 104240C-1 – 104240C-8 (2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2282698

Philipp A., E. Petersen, A. Groos, P. Ferenci, S. Engerer, B. Fiedler, J. Jacobeit (2017): Umweltmonitoring mit unbemannten Luftfahrtsystemen. Annual report of the Environmental Science Center at the University of Augsburg 2016

Philipp, A., E. Petersen, J. Jacobeit (2017): Sondierung meteorologischer Parameter mit unbemannten Luftfahrtsystemen. Environmental Research Station Schneefernerhaus, Scientific results 2015/2016

Budde, M., Riedel, T., Beigl, M., Riesterer, J., Schäfer, K., Emeis, S., Young, D., Cyrys, J., Schnelle-Kreis, J., Philipp, A., Petersen, E., Redelstein, J., Ziegler, V., Hank, M., Grimm, H., Hinterreiter, S., Gratza, T.: SmartAQnet – high-resolution monitoring of urban air quality. In: Proceedings of Abstract 11th International Conference on Air Quality, 172, Stick Air Quality Conference; 11th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application, 12-16 March 2018, Barcelona, Spain; oral presentation

Moussiopoulos, N., Barmpas, Ph., Tsegas, G., Fragkou, E., Schäfer, K.: Combining air quality modelling data and sensor measurements in an internet of things methodology to mitigate air pollution in the Balkan region. In: Proceedings of Abstract 11th International Conference on Air Quality, 133, Stick Air Quality Conference; 11th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application, 12-16 March 2018, Barcelona, Spain; oral presentation.

Budde, M., Schäfer, K., Cyrys, J., Emeis, S., Gratza, T., Grimm, H., Hank, M, Hinterreiter, S., Petersen, E., Philipp, A., Redelstein, J., Riedel, T., Riesterer, J., Schnelle-Kreis, J., Young, D., Ziegler, V., Beigl, M.: SmartAQnet – raum/zeitlich hochaufgelöste Erfassung der Luftqualität mit neuen Datenprodukten. In: Umwelteinflüsse erfassen, simulieren und bewerten, 47. Jahrestagung der GUS 2018, Herausgeber Karl-Friedrich Ziegahn, Gesellschaft für Umweltsimulationen e.V., Pfinztal, Germany, 241-256; ISBN 978-9818507-2-7; 47. Jahrestagung der GUS, 21. - 23. März 2018, Stutensee-Blankenloch; oral presentation.

Moussiopoulos, N., Chourdakis, E., Tsegas, G., Schäfer, K.: A method for the efficient assessment of air quality in urban areas. In: Umwelteinflüsse erfassen, simulieren und bewerten, 47. Jahrestagung der GUS 2018, Herausgeber Karl-Friedrich Ziegahn, Gesellschaft für Umweltsimulationen e.V., Pfinztal, Germany, 257-268; ISBN 978-9818507-2-7; 47. Jahrestagung der GUS, 21. - 23. März 2018, Stutensee-Blankenloch; oral presentation.

Matthias Budde, Almuth D. Schwarz, Thomas Müller, Bernd Laquai, Norbert Streibl, Gregor Schindler, Marcel Köpke, Till riedel, Achim Dittler, Michael Beigl (2018) Potential and Limitations of the Low-Cost SDS011 Particle Sensor for Monitoring Urban Air Quality, ProScience 5 (3rd International Conference on Atmospheric Dust (DUST2018), p. 6-12, doi:10.14644/dust.2018.002          https://www.scientevents.com/proscience/download/potential-and-limitations-of-the-low-cost-sds011-particle-sonsor-for-monitoring-urban-air-quality/#

Hinterreiter, S.; Budde, M.; Schäfer, K.; Rieserer, J.; Riedel, T.; Köpke, M.; Cyrys, J.; Gratza, T.; Hank, M.; Philipp, A.; Petersen, E.; Redelstein, J.; Schnelle-Kreis, J.; Young, D.; Kowalski, M.; Ziegler, V.; Beigl, M.; (2018) SmartAQnet - a new smart way of measuring of Particulate Matter (PM)  in AGIT - Journal für Angewandte Geoinformatik, 4-2018, S. 394-403. Wichmann Verlag, VDE VERLAG GMBH Berlin Offenbach ISBN 978-3-87907-647-5, ISSN 2364-9283, eISSN 2509-713X, doi: 10.14627/537647050.

Budde, M.; Riedel, T.; Beigl, M.; Schäfer, K.; Emeis, S.; Cyrys, J.; Schnelle-Kreis, J.; Philipp, A.; Ziegler, V.; Grimm, H.; Gratza, T.; : SmartAQnet - Remote and InSitu Sensing of Urban Air Quality. In: Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XXII, edited by Adolfo Cameròn, Evgueni I. Kassianov, Klaus Schäfer,  Richard H. Picard, Konradin Weber, Proceedings of SPIE, SPIE, Bellingham, WA, USA, Vol. 10424, 104240C-1  -  104240C-8 (2017);  doi:10.1117/12.2282698.

Redelstein, J.; Budde, M.; Cyrys, J.; Emeis, S.; Gratza, T.; Grimm, H.; Hank, M.; Hinterreiter, S.; Münkel, C.; Pesch, M.; Petersen, E.; Philipp, A.; Riedel, T.; Riesterer, J.; Schnelle-Kreis, J.; Uhrner, U.; Werhahn, J.; Ziegler, V.; Beigl, M.: Smart Air Quality network for spatial high-resolution monitoring in urban area. In: Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XXII, edited by Adolfo Comerón, Evgueni I. Kassianov, Klaus Schäfer, Richard H. Picard, Konradin Weber, Proceedings of SPIE, SPIE, Bellingham, WA, USA, Vol. 10786,107860B-1  -  107860B-14 (2018); doi:10.1117/12.2325756.

Budde, M.; Riedel, T.; : Challenges in Capturing and Analyzing High Resolution Urban Air Quality Data. In: Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp'18), doi:10.1145/3267305.3274762.

Bruns, J.; Riesterer, J.; Wang, B.; Riedel, T.; Beigl, M.; : Automated Quality Assessment of (Citizen) Weather Stations. In: GI_Forum, 2018, Vol. 6, Issue 1, doi:10.1553/giscience2018_01_s65.

Conference participations, presentations and poster contributions

Ziegler, V.: Presentation of the project network at the international aerosol conference AAC2017 (Jeju, Korea), 02 - 06 July 2017, oral presentation.

Ziegler, V.; Beigl, M.; Budde, M.; Cyrys, J.; Emeis, S.; Gratza, T.; Grimm, H.; Pesch, M.; Philipp, A.; Riedel, T.; Schäfer, K.; Schnelle-Kreis, J.: Smart Air Quality Network, the measurement network for the future. Proceeding of the European Aerosol Conference; European Aerosol Conference, Zuerich, Switzerland, 27.08.-01.09.2017, poster presentation.

Philipp A., E. Petersen, J. Redelstein, S. Seubert, J. Jacobeit (2017): Das Projekt "Smart Air Quality Network“ in Augsburg - Einsatz unbemannter Luftfahrtsysteme zur Plausibiliätsprüfung von Feinstaubmessungen mit Low-Cost-SensorikProceedings Annual Meeting Arbeitskreis Klima der Deutschen Geographischen Gesellschaft 2017, Rauischholzhausen, Germany, oral presentation

Budde, M.; Riedel, T.; Beigl, M.; Schäfer, K.; Emeis, S.; Cyry,, J.; Schnelle-Kreis, J.; Philipp, A.; Ziegler, V.; Grimm, H.; Gratza, T.: SmartAQNet - Remote and In-Situ Sensing of Urban Air Quality. Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere, SPIE Europe, Warzaw, Poland, 11 – 14 September 2017; oral presentation.

Budde, M., Schäfer, K., Cyrys, J., Emeis, S., Gratza, T., Grimm, H., Hank, M., Hinterreiter, S., Petersen, E., Philipp, A., Redelstein, J., Riedel, T., Riesterer, J., Schnelle-Kreis, J., Young, D., Ziegler, V., Beigl, M.: SmartAQnet – spatial/temporal high-resolution detection of air quality by new data products. Stick TAP2017 – Posters Proceedings, 1 - 5; 22nd International Transport and Air Pollution Conference, EMPA, Dübendorf, Switzerland, 15 – 16 November 2017; poster presentation.

Budde, M., Riedel, T., Beigl, M., Riesterer, J., Schäfer, K., Emeis, S., Young, D., Cyrys, J., Schnelle-Kreis, J., Philipp, A., Petersen, E., Redelstein, J., Ziegler, V., Hank, M., Grimm, H., Hinterreiter, S., Gratza, T.: SmartAQnet – high-resolution monitoring of urban air quality. In: Proceedings of Abstract 11th International Conference on Air Quality, 172, Stick Air Quality Conference; 11th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application, 12 - 16 March 2018, Barcelona, Spain; oral presentation

Moussiopoulos, N., Barmpas, Ph., Tsegas, G., Fragkou, E., Schäfer, K.: Combining air quality modelling data and sensor measurements in an internet of things methodology to mitigate air pollution in the Balkan region. In: Proceedings of Abstract 11th International Conference on Air Quality, 133, Stick Air Quality Conference; 11th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application, 12 - 16 March 2018, Barcelona, Spain; oral presentation.

Schäfer, K., Budde, M., Cyrys, J., Emeis, S., Gratza, T., Grimm, H., Hank, M., Hinterreiter, S., Pesch, M., Petersen, E., Philipp, A., Redelstein, J., Riedel, T., Riesterer, J., Schnelle-Kreis, J., Young, D., Ziegler, V., Beigl, M.: Smart Air Quality Network – spatial/temporal high-resolution detection of air quality by new data products. Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Seminar of Dept. TSC, 14 March 2018, oral presentation.

Budde, M., Schäfer, K., Cyrys, J., Emeis, S., Gratza, T., Grimm, H., Hank, M, Hinterreiter, S., Petersen, E., Philipp, A., Redelstein, J., Riedel, T., Riesterer, J., Schnelle-Kreis, J., Young, D., Ziegler, V., Beigl, M.: SmartAQnet – raum/zeitlich hochaufgelöste Erfassung der Luftqualität mit neuen Datenprodukten. In: Umwelteinflüsse erfassen, simulieren und bewerten, 47. Jahrestagung der GUS 2018, Herausgeber Karl-Friedrich Ziegahn, Gesellschaft für Umweltsimulationen e.V., Pfinztal, Germany, 241-256; ISBN 978-9818507-2-7; 47. Jahrestagung der GUS, 21 - 23 March 2018, Stutensee-Blankenloch, Germany; oral presentation.

Moussiopoulos, N., Chourdakis, E., Tsegas, G., Schäfer, K.: A method for the efficient assessment of air quality in urban areas. In: Umwelteinflüsse erfassen, simulieren und bewerten, 47. Jahrestagung der GUS 2018, Herausgeber Karl-Friedrich Ziegahn, Gesellschaft für Umweltsimulationen e.V., Pfinztal, Deutschland, 257-268; ISBN 978-9818507-2-7; 47. Jahrestagung der GUS, 21 - 23 March 2018, Stutensee-Blankenloch; oral presentation.

Redelstein, J.; Petersen, E.; Philipp, A.; Jacobeit, J. (2018): Aerosol estimation by a Ceilometer for comparison with data achieved by unmanned aerial vehicles. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 09.-13. April 2018, poster presentation.

Petersen, E.; Redelstein J.; Philipp, A.; Jacobeit J. (2018): Comparison of low and mid cost aerosol samplers with high quality sensors in the urban area of AugsburgEGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 09. - 13. April 2018, poster presentation.

Matthias Budde, Klaus Schäfer, Till Riedel, Josef Cyrys, Stefan Emeis, Thomas Gratza, Hans Grimm, Markus Hank, Stefan Hinterreiter, Marcel Köpke, Erik Petersen, Andreas Philipp, Johanna Redelstein, Johannes Riesterer, Jürgen Schnelle-Kreis, Duick Young, Volker Ziegler, Michael Beigl (2018) Project SmartAQnet: Combining Existing Datasets and a Mobile Measurement Strategy into a Smart Urban Air Quality Network. Scientific Research Abstracts, 8, 12, 2018; ISSN 2464-9147 (Online). 3rd International Conference on Atmospheric Dust - DUST 2018, Bari, Italy, May 29-31, oral presentation.

Matthias Budde, Thomas Müller, Bernd Laquai, Almuth D. Schwarz, Gregor Schindler, Till Riedel, Michel Beigl, Achim Dittler (2018). Suitability of the Low-Cost SDS011 Particle Sensor for Urban PM Monitoring. Scientific Research Abstracts, 8, 11, 2018; ISSN 2464-9147 (Online). 3rd International Conference on Atmospheric Dust - DUST 2018, Bari, Italy, May 29-31; oral presentation.

Emeis, S.: SmartAQNet - mobile and cross-linked sensors. VDI-Workshop 'Sensormesstechnik für die Außenluft - Status, Grenzen und Visionen' 13. Juni 2018, Wiesbaden, oral presentation.

Hinterreiter, S.; Budde, M.; Schäfer, K.; Riesterer, J.; Riedel, T.; Köpke, M.; Cyrys, J.; Emeis, S.; Gratza, T.; Hank, M.; Philipp, A.; Petersen, E.; Redelstein, J.; Schnelle-Kreis, J.; Young, D.; Kowalski, M.; Ziegler, V.; Beigl, M. (2018) SmartAQnet - new smart way of particulate matter data acquisition , AIGT 2018, Salzburg, Austria, 04. - 06.07.2018, oral presentation.

Emeis, S.: Kluge Städte im Zeichen des Klimawandels. Französische Botschaft in Berlin, 01.08.2018, oral presentation.

Emeis, S.; Young, D.; Zeeman, M.; Holst, C.; Hinterreiter S.; Ziegler, V,; Philipp, A.; Cyrys, J.; Schnelle-Kreis, J.; Schäfer, K.; Riedel, T.; Budde, M.: Innovative Sensing Methods for Air Quality in Larger Cities - Evaluated in the Context of Three-Dimensionality of the Urban Boundary Layer10th International Conference on Urban Climate/14th Symposium on the Urban Environment, 06.-10. August 2018, New York, USA; oral presentation.

Ziegler, V.; Pesch, M.; Budde, M.; Beigl, M.; Riedel, T.; Riesterer, J.; Schäfer, K.; Emeis, S.; Young, D.; Cyrys, J.; Schnelle-Kreis, J.; Philipp, A,; Petersen, E.; Redelsein, J.; Grimm, H.; Hinterreiter, S.; Gratza, T.: Smart Air Quality Network, the measurement network for the future. 10th International Aeosol Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, September 2-7, 2018; oral presentation.

Redelstein, J.; Budde, M.; Cyrys, M.; Cyrys, J.; Emeis, S.; Gratza, T.; Grimm, H.; Hank, M.; Hinterreiter, S.; Münkel, C.; Pesch, M.; Petersen, E.; Philipp, A.; Riedel, T.; Riesterer, J.; Schnelle-Kreis, J.; Uhrner, U.; Werhahn, J.; Ziegler, V.; Beigl, M.: Smart Air Quality network for spatial high-resolution monitoring in urban area. Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere, SPIE Europe, Berlin, Germany, 10 - 13 September 2018; oral presentation.

Emeis, S.; Young D.; Werhahn, J.; Schäfer, K.; Uhrner, U.; Philipp, A.; Riedel, T.; Budde, M.; Beigl, M.: Innovative Datenerfassung für urbane Luftqualität. METTOOLS X, Braunschweig, 25.-27. Sepember 2018; oral presentation

Budde, M.; Riedel, T.: Challenges in Capturing and Analyzing High Resolution Urban Air Quality Data2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp'18), Singapore, Singapore, October 08-12, 2018; oral presentation.

Petersen, E.; Philipp, A.; Redelstein, J.; Räumliche Datenauswertung der ersten SmartAQnet Messkampagne im September 2018. Jahrestagung AK-Klima der Deutschen Geographischen Gesellschaft, Schloss Schney, 26-28 Oktober 2018, poster presentation.

Redelstein, J.; Petersen, E.; Philipp, A.: Mobile Feinstaubmessungen im SmartAQnet Projekt und ihre zeitliche VariabilitätJahrestagung AK-Klima der Deutschen Geographischen Gesellschaft, Schloss Schney, 26-28 Oktober 2018, oral presentation.

Bendl, J.; Khedr, M.; Liu, X.; Schnelle-Kreis, J.: Survey of the small-scale variability of aerosols and validation of low-cost sensors by mobile measurements. International workshop on assessing fine-granular modelling and measurement of particulate matter, München, 04.-05. Dezember 2018, oral presentation.

Budde, M.: Low-Cost Sensing and Data Management in SmartAQnetInternational workshop on assessing fine-granular modelling and measurement of particulate matter, München, 04. - 05. Dezember 2018, oral presentation.

Pesch, M.; Requirements for a Smart Indicative Ambient Particulate Monitor (SIAPM)International workshop of assessing fine-granular modelling and measurement of particulate matter, München, 04.-05. Dezember 2018, oral presentation.

Philipp, A.; Petersen, E.; Redelstein, J.: Mobile measurements and applications of smart air quality networksInternational workshop on assessing fine-granular modelling and measurement of particulate matter, München, 04.-05. Dezember 2018, oral presentation.

Cyrys, J.: Temporal and geographical contrasts in pollutant exposures - implications for epidemiological researchInternational workshop on assessing fine-granular modelling and measurement of particulate matter, München, 04.-06. Dezember 2018, oral presentation.

Uhrner, U.; Reifeltshammer, R.; Sturm, P.; Werhahn, J.; Forkel, R.; Emeis S.; Schäfer, K.; Petersen, E.; Philipp, A.; Kunde, R.: First SmartAQnet results from accompanying air quality modelling. International workshop on assessing fine-granular modelling and measssurement matter, München, 04.-05. Dezember 2018, oral presentation.

Petersen, E.; Philipp, A., Redelstein, J.: Applications of smart air quality networks - a particle matter exposure driven traffic routingInternational workshop on assessing fine-granular modelling and measurement of particulate matter, München, 04.-06. Dezember 2018, oral presentation.

Redelstein, J.; Petersen, E.; Philipp, A.: Development of an air quality related predictive live platform based on near real-time dataInternational workshop on assessing fine-granular modelling and measurement of particulate matter, München, 04.-06. Dezember 2018, oral presentation.




Press releases and newspaper articles

Press release: Joint project "SmartAQnet - Smart Air Quality Network - Analysis and Evaluation of New Air Quality Measurement Methods and Science Communication to the Public and Special Stakeholders" (in german; project funded by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, BMVI), published 27 July 2017. 


Press release of project partner KIT: "Big Data: Large-area Measurement Network for Fine Dust"., published 09 October 2017.

 

      

Projektflyer SmartAQnet
SmartAQnet-Projekt Flyer final.pdf (1.85MB)
Projektflyer SmartAQnet
SmartAQnet-Projekt Flyer final.pdf (1.85MB)

Flyer to the Project SmartAQnet - important information - in short form - to our Project Smart Air Quality Network "SmartAQnet", published 04.05.2018

 

Presse release Workshop Augsburg
Pressemitteilung Workshop SmartAQnet final.pdf (128.4KB)
Presse release Workshop Augsburg
Pressemitteilung Workshop SmartAQnet final.pdf (128.4KB)

Press release to our first official SmartAQnet-Workshop, published on 19.06.2018



Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Garmisch-Partenkirchner Tagblatt 09.01.2019.pdf (2.27MB)
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Garmisch-Partenkirchner Tagblatt 09.01.2019.pdf (2.27MB)

 Press release of "students work with scientists"



Garmisch Partenkirchen
Garmisch-Partenkirchner Tagblatt 11 03 2019.pdf (2.29MB)
Garmisch Partenkirchen
Garmisch-Partenkirchner Tagblatt 11 03 2019.pdf (2.29MB)


 Press release of "students get a major achievement"


Augsburger Allgemeine (2017): Research in airy altitude, use of unmanned aerial systems in environmental research. Research supplement of the Augsburger Allgemeine. Issue 8, p. 3. (University of Augsburg)



BadenTV (2017): Forschungsprojekt am KIT zu Feinstaub (available in german).  Furhter information see https://baden-tv.com/mediathek/kit-feinstaub/



Wiesehöfer, G. (2017): Mit digitalem Schwarm Feinstaub messen. Projekt SmartAQnet geht neue Wege zur Erfassung von Luftschadstoffen (available in Englisch: Friese, R.: Particulate measurement in a digital crowd. The SmartAQnet project finds new ways to detect airborne pollutants), see KIT-Magazin lookKIT (2017/3).


Knab, E.M. (2017): Strange beeps at the university. The noise causes confusion on campus. They come from new measuring devices. Environmental researchers are investigating air pollutants in Augsburg, in Augsburger Allgemeine (24.10.2017). (University of Augsburg)


Plavec, J.G. (2017): In einer Stunde zum Feinstaub-Messgerät. Luftverschmutzung selbst messen. In Stuttgarter Nachrichten (02 Novemer 2017). This article ist also available as PDF (in german).



Görlich, K. (2017): Karlsruher Forscher arbeiten an besserer Feinstaubmessung (in German). In Badischer Zeitung (18 December 2017).