Acta Scientific Computer Sciences

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 1

Development of a Low-cost Portable Device for the Monitoring of Air Pollution

Mark Van Eker and Emanuele Lindo Secco*

School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, Liverpool Hope University, UK

*Corresponding Author: Emanuele Lindo Secco, School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, Liverpool Hope University, UK.

Received: November 18, 2022; Published: December 06, 2022

Abstract

The Air Quality is an ever-growing environmental issue and over time it is seen as getting worse. In this paper we will look at a case study example where we integrated a low-cost and portable air quality monitoring system in order to perform some local measurements of pollution in the Liverpool area, UK. The system is presented in its set of components and then the preliminary set of measurements and results are shown. Even if a more in depth validation should be considered, these initial results provide a good benchmark for the development of low cost and portable system for the air quality monitoring.

Keywords: Air Quality Index (AQI); Air Quality Monitoring (AQM)

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Citation

Citation: Mark Van Eker and Emanuele Lindo Secco. “Development of a Low-cost Portable Device for the Monitoring of Air Pollution". Acta Scientific Computer Sciences 5.1 (2023): 02-07.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Mark Van Eker and Emanuele Lindo Secco. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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