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China Green Horizon

Disclosed Non-Personal Data Environment

The Data

Green Horizon was launched by IBM in 2014 to use real-time data from optical sensors, air quality monitors and satellites to predict where pollution will be generated and how it is likely to spread throughout the city of Beijing.

How the data was shared

By combining a variety of data sources, including sensitivity modeling, portable sensors and social media, IBM researchers are able to get a robust estimation on the state of pollution in China. Through IBM’s network of 12 global research labs, the initiative uses the expertise of government, academia, industry and private enterprise to develop a comprehensive air quality management solution comprising high-resolution air quality forecasts, emission source identification and traceability, and quantitative policy decision support.

Purpose of Data Shared

Green Horizon aims to empower China in transforming its national energy systems and to support its needs for sustainable urbanization.

Region: East Asia and Pacific

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