Data Visualization: 3-D Map of Air Pollution in London

If you live in London air pollution is your daily companion. While it is believed that new measures like the Congestion charge have brought improvements to air quality in central London pollution remains a hot topic in the UK’s capital.

The 3D pollution maps were created by overlaying 3D models for London with pollution data and predictions. Data from the London’s air pollution sensors network together with pollution predictions from the Environmental Research Group was used by The Centre of Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London to create these maps and 3D models.

The model shows the air pollution across the 63 sq km (9km x 7km) area of central London.

More information: The London Air Quality Network at King’s College London


Click on the image below for the link

link to londonair.org






There is also a video available that shows the pollution in London as a fly-over the city.

Click on the image below for the link (multimedia)

link to YouTube video

















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