Articles | Volume 12, issue 2
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 903–920, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-903-2019
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 903–920, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-903-2019

Research article 11 Feb 2019

Research article | 11 Feb 2019

Development of a general calibration model and long-term performance evaluation of low-cost sensors for air pollutant gas monitoring

Carl Malings et al.

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This paper compares several methods for calibrating data from low-cost air quality monitors to reflect the concentrations of various gaseous pollutants in the atmosphere, identifying the best-performing approaches. With these calibration methods, such monitors can be used to gather information on air quality at a higher spatial resolution than is possible using traditional technologies and can be deployed to areas (e.g. developing countries) where there are no existing monitor networks.