Articles | Volume 14, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 6005–6021, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-6005-2021
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 6005–6021, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-6005-2021

Research article 10 Sep 2021

Research article | 10 Sep 2021

Calibration and assessment of electrochemical low-cost sensors in remote alpine harsh environments

Federico Dallo et al.

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Our work showed how the adoption of low-cost technology could be useful in environmental research and monitoring. We focused our work on tropospheric ozone, but we also showed how to make a general purpose low-cost sensing system which may be adapted and optimised to be used in many other case studies. Given the importance of providing quality data, we put a lot of effort in the sensor's calibration, and we believe that our results show how to exploit the potential of the low-cost technology.