Beijing Multi-Site Air Quality

Donated on 9/19/2019

This hourly data set considers 6 main air pollutants and 6 relevant meteorological variables at multiple sites in Beijing.

Dataset Characteristics

Multivariate, Time-Series

Subject Area

Climate and Environment

Associated Tasks

Regression

Feature Type

Integer, Real

# Instances

420768

# Features

-

Dataset Information

Additional Information

This data set includes hourly air pollutants data from 12 nationally-controlled air-quality monitoring sites. The air-quality data are from the Beijing Municipal Environmental Monitoring Center. The meteorological data in each air-quality site are matched with the nearest weather station from the China Meteorological Administration. The time period is from March 1st, 2013 to February 28th, 2017. Missing data are denoted as NA.

Has Missing Values?

Yes

Introductory Paper

Cautionary tales on air-quality improvement in Beijing

By Shuyi Zhang, Bin Guo, Anlan Dong, Jing He, Ziping Xu, S. Chen. 2017

Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A

Variables Table

Variable NameRoleTypeDescriptionUnitsMissing Values
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no

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Additional Variable Information

No: row number year: year of data in this row month: month of data in this row day: day of data in this row hour: hour of data in this row PM2.5: PM2.5 concentration (ug/m^3) PM10: PM10 concentration (ug/m^3) SO2: SO2 concentration (ug/m^3) NO2: NO2 concentration (ug/m^3) CO: CO concentration (ug/m^3) O3: O3 concentration (ug/m^3) TEMP: temperature (degree Celsius) PRES: pressure (hPa) DEWP: dew point temperature (degree Celsius) RAIN: precipitation (mm) wd: wind direction WSPM: wind speed (m/s) station: name of the air-quality monitoring site

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Song Chen

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