Air quality

Overview: Air quality CoP

Earth observations play an important role in identifying sources of pollution as well as monitoring air quality in real time.

Community contributions and activities
  • Investigation into the potential use and sources of Earth observations data, especially satellite-based observations, for use in air quality monitoring;
  • Investigation into the potential benefits and costs of harmonising the South African Air Quality Information System (SAAQIS) with the SAEOSS portal;
  • Involvement in the GEO task and Air Quality Community of Practice; and
  • Gathering user requirements for air quality.
  • Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA)
  • South African Weather Services


Join this community

To join this Community of Practice, please complete the registration form.