Citizen Science Garrotxa


from 01/12/2019

Air pollution is one of the main health challenges for the next years according to the World Health Organization. Garrotxa region is a rural area in Catalonia known for its natural landscape but little was acknowledged about its air quality. The capital of the region, Olot, is a medium-sized city with a high car-dependency and an industrial park that attracts a constant flow of lorries. Noise, odours and air pollution were a concern for many neighbours. This Citizen Science project was born to address this and obtain actual data that may contribute to policy-decisions.


To measure and acknowledge air pollution, noise, traffic and other that may impact community health and well-being in Garrotxa region.

Needed equipment

- SCK 2.1 sensor. - Telraam sensor. - Flow 2 sensor.

Created June 17, 2021, 10:52 a.m.

Updated June 17, 2021, 10:52 a.m.

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