Using Big Data to Combat Air Pollution in Brazil

Disclosed Personal Data Observed Personal Data Health Environment

The Data

Data provided through the project includes: "open data from existing weather stations, air quality sensors and traffic sensors to map the air quality in specific locations and estimate volume and flows of vehicles."

How the data was shared

The data was processed by Telefonica's big data unit: LUCA, and the insights from that analysis were provided to the municipality.

Purpose of Data Shared

From the blog post introducing the project: "The goal of this initiative is to understand the links and relations between the mobility patterns of the population in São Paulo (about 12 million people) and Madrid, along with the quality of the air and the possible consequences in terms of public health."

Region: Latin America and the Caribbean

includes kosovo