Atmospheric Pollution

Below is an overview of all atmospheric pollution parameters. The abbreviation AOD stands for Aerosol Optical Depth.

Each parameter is explained in more detail below.

Black Carbon Aerosol Optical Depth

Gives the black carbon aerosol optical depth at 550nm.

black_carbon_aod_550nm:idx

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Hydrophilic Black Carbon Concentration

Hydrophilic black carbon concentration at the surface in units of [ug/m3].

black_carbon_hydrophil:ugm3

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Hydrophobic Black Carbon Concentration

Hydrophobic black carbon concentration at surface in units [ug/m3].

black_carbon_hydrophob:ugm3

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Carbon Monoxide Concentration

Carbon monoxide concentration at surface in units of [ug/m3].

co:ugm3

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Dust Concentration (0.03um - 0.55um)

Dust concentration at surface in units [ug/m3]. The particle size is between 0.03um - 0.55um.

dust_0p03um_0p55um:ugm3

Examples

  • https://api.meteomatics.com/__replace__0T00:00:00Z/dust_0p03um_0p55um:ugm3/90,-180_-90,180:1000x600/html

  • https://api.meteomatics.com/__replace__0T00:00:00Z/dust_0p03um_0p55um:ugm3/90,-180_-90,180:3x3/json

    {"version":"3.0","user":"api-test","dateGenerated":"2018-02-21T14:12:01Z","status":"OK","data":
    [{"parameter":"dust_0p03um_0p55um:ugm3","coordinates":
    [{"lat":-90,"lon":-180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":0}]},
    {"lat":-90,"lon":0,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":0}]},
    {"lat":-90,"lon":180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":0}]},
    {"lat":0,"lon":-180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":0.089}]},
    {"lat":0,"lon":0,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":1.931}]},
    {"lat":0,"lon":180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":0.089}]},
    {"lat":90,"lon":-180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":0}]},
    {"lat":90,"lon":0,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":0}]},
    {"lat":90,"lon":180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":0}]}]}]}

Dust Concentration (0.55um - 0.9um)

Dust concentration at surface in units of [ug/m3]. The particle size is between 0.55mu - 0.9mu.

dust_0p55um_0p9um:ugm3

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Dust Concentration (0.9um - 20um)

Dust concentration at surface in units [ug/m3]. The particle size is between 0.9um - 20um.

dust_0p9um_20um:ugm3

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Dust Aerosol Optical Depth

Dust aerosol optical depth at 550nm.

dust_aod_550nm:idx

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Nitrogen Dioxide Concentration

Nitrogen dioxide concentration at surface in units of [ug/m3].

no2:ugm3

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Nitrogen Monoxide Concentration

Nitrogen monoxide concentration at surface in units of [ug/m3].

no:ugm3

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Particular Matter (PM10) Concentration

Particular matter (PM10) concentration at surface in units of [ug/m3].

pm10:ugm3

Examples

  • https://api.meteomatics.com/__replace__0T00:00:00Z/pm10:ugm3/90,-180_-90,180:1000x600/html

  • https://api.meteomatics.com/__replace__0T00:00:00Z/pm10:ugm3/90,-180_-90,180:3x3/json

    {"version":"3.0","user":"api-test","dateGenerated":"2018-02-21T14:21:27Z","status":"OK","data":
    [{"parameter":"pm10:ugm3","coordinates":
    [{"lat":-90,"lon":-180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":0.003}]},
    {"lat":-90,"lon":0,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":0.003}]},
    {"lat":-90,"lon":180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":0.003}]},
    {"lat":0,"lon":-180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":7.261}]},
    {"lat":0,"lon":0,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":16.522}]},
    {"lat":0,"lon":180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":7.261}]},
    {"lat":90,"lon":-180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":1.193}]},
    {"lat":90,"lon":0,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":1.193}]},
    {"lat":90,"lon":180,"dates":[{"date":"2018-02-21T00:00:00Z","value":1.193}]}]}]}

Particular Matter (PM1) Concentration

Particular matter (PM1) concentration at surface in units of [ug/m3].

pm1:ugm3

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Particular Matter (PM2.5) Concentration

Particular matter (PM2.5) concentration at surface in units of [ug/m3].

pm2p5:ugm3

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Sea Salt Concentration (0.03um - 0.5um)

Sea salt concentration at surface in units [ug/m3]. The particle size is between 0.03um - 0.5um.

sea_salt_0p03um_0p5um:ugm3

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Sea Salt Concentration (0.5um - 5um)

Sea salt concentration at surface in units of [ug/m3]. The particle size is between 0.5um - 5um.

sea_salt_0p5um_5um:ugm3

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Sea Salt Concentration (5um - 20um)

Sea salt concentration at surface in units of [ug/m3]. The particle size is between 5um - 20um.

sea_salt_5um_20um:ugm3

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Sulfur Dioxide Concentration

Sulfur dioxide concentration at surface in units of [ug/m3].

so2:ugm3

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Sulphate Aerosol Optical Depth

Sulphate aerosol optical depth at 550nm.

sulphate_aod_550nm:idx

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Total column of particles

Methane

Total column content of methane in units of [ug/m^2].

tc_ch4:ugm2

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Nitrogen Dioxide

Total column content of nitrogen dioxide.

tc_no2:ugm2

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Nitrogen Monoxide

Total column content of nitrogen monoxide.

tc_no:ugm2

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Ozone

Total column content of ozone.

tc_o3:ugm2

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Sulfur Dioxide

Total column content of sulfur dioxide.

tc_so2:ugm2

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Total Aerosol Optical Depth

Total AOD at 550nm

Total aerosol optical depth of the whole atmospheric column at 550nm.

total_aod_550nm:idx

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Total AOD at 670nm

Total aerosol optical depth of the whole atmospheric column at 670nm.

total_aod_670nm:idx

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Total AOD at 865nm

Total aerosol optical depth of the whole atmospheric column at 865nm.

total_aod_865nm:idx

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Total AOD at 1240nm

Total aerosol optical depth of the whole atmospheric column at 1240nm.

total_aod_1240nm:idx

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Pollen Concentrations

Pollen concentrations are available in grains per cubic meter.

birch_pollen:grainsm3

grass_pollen:grainsm3

olive_pollen:grainsm3

ragweed_pollen:grainsm3

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Pollen Warning

The pollen warning returns warning levels for different types of pollen loads according to the DWD.

<type>_pollen_warning:idx

Available types of pollen: hazel, alder, ash, birch, grass, rye, mugwort, ragweed, max(maximum pollen load)

Warning Description
0 No pollen load
0.5 No or small pollen load
1 Small pollen load
1.5 Small or moderate pollen load
2 Moderate pollen load
2.5 Moderate or high pollen load
3 High pollen load

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