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Aether-Patras: Monitoring system of airborne particles 


  • Urban AQ monitoring
  • Citizen’s engagement and environmental awareness
  • Support decision making of local/regional authorities, ministries, other agencies
  • Spatially representative outdoor exposure assessment accompanied by provision of personalized AQ
  • Validation of models and Copernicus model/satellite products for the spatial distribution of PM1, PM2.5 and PM10
  • Zttributing health effects to PM measurements, information & alerts

Real-time measurements of Air Quality Index in the greater area of Patras (left) and the city center (right) (Source: www.patrasair.gr, www.clean-air.gr)

Makes use of: In situ, IoT smart sensors, PM2.5 and PM10 forecast from Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service and historical data from Sentinel 5P


Smart features:

  • State-of-the-art sensors for measuring PM at high temporal scale
  • Online and near-real time air quality information for citizens by integrating color coded air quality indices and cartographic visualizations
  • Dissemination through website and android app
  • Graphical user-friendly interface for comparing measurements and statistical metrics among stations


Read more: www.patrasair.gr, www.thermiair.gr, www.clean-air.gr


Contact Information: Andreas Kazantzidis ([email protected])

collaboration with

SMURBS cities: Patras (Greece)


Involved Partner(s): UPAT* (GR)
EO Platform(s) utilized:  Copernicus  In Situ  IoT
Theme: theme-icon Air Quality