Data visualisation and engagement

Industry leading air quality data visualisation and stakeholder engagement. Utilising the latest data visualisation techniques to help you understand the influence of different sources on measured levels of air pollutants.

Achieve your public reporting goals and priorities

Protect the health of local citizens and reduce costs associated with intervention measures by investing in early warning pollution information systems that empower members of the public to make better informed decisions regarding their air pollution exposure. Solutions are tailored to your air quality data dissemination needs. 

Accurate, real time, open access, user friendly, air pollution visual data displays.

Ricardo has decades of experience in the successful delivery of bespoke, informative, public-facing air quality information websites such as Defra UK-AIR, Air Quality England, Air Quality Scotland, Gibraltar, Heathrow Airwatch and KentAir. All of which are fully modular and easily configurable to suit customer needs.

Save on staff resource and investment in new technologies and/or platforms, by working with an established provider with a proven track record in delivering reliable, accurate and insightful presentation of air quality data across a wide range of platforms.

Providing advice on air pollution health impacts, how to reduce pollutant emissions, and actions to be taken if high pollution concentrations are experienced.

We have developed many fun and informative educational modules including Scottish Air Pollution Detectives, Welsh Young Dragons and Northern Ireland Pollution Busters.

Reliable health alert services and apps for current and upcoming pollution events.

Alert services delivered by Ricardo include Air Quality Scotland’s “Know & Respond” app and the Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Air Pollution Alert System.

Industry leading QA/QC procedures designed to support the highest levels of data accuracy, maximising data capture and providing analytical insight from your monitoring stations.

Ricardo’s bespoke public information and alert services are modular in nature, making them easily configurable to client needs. Visual display information is constructed as specified and tailored to help you meet your public reporting goals and priorities.

Use of R and openair data analysis tools to produce insightful, interactive online reporting which includes display of dynamic data tables and graphs.

Kent And Medway Website

Data visualisation services

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Data archive management

We manage data archives giving free access to hundreds of air quality datasets, including the UK and Scotland national air quality archives, as well as websites for local authorities and businesses such as Heathrow Airport.

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Air quality public information and alert services

Producing cost effective, proven data portals and information systems that are recognised as best in class.

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Dynamic pollution episode reporting

Dynamic reporting utilising embedded data to enable easy data visualisation of air pollution information and enhanced user interactive tools (report tables, plots and graphs) that allow for greater data interrogation.

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Education materials

We produce educational materials to ensure that young people can grow up with an understanding of air pollution and the difference that they can make, click here to view an example of an air quality website we produced for Heathrow Airport.

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Asia Clean Blue Skies

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Kent And Medway Website

Interactive display of air quality information on behalf of Kent and Medway Partnership

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Air Quality Monitoring For Greater Manchester

Ricardo air quality experts help tackle air pollution from domestic solid fuel burning in Greater Manchester

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Data visualisation and engagement Resources

Ricardo experts’ innovative research recognised in Leading Lights Paper of the Year Award

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284 Londoners are now dying early each year due to outdoor air pollution from solid fuel heating says Ricardo in new report

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Ricardo policy experts work with the World Bank to help the Western Balkans manage road vehicle emissions to improve air quality and reduce carbon emissions

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Wildfires in the UK – improving spatial distribution observations

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Meet the experts

Paul Willis

Paul Willis

Air Quality Measurements Business Manager

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David Carslaw

David Carslaw

Air Quality Knowledge Leader

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