Air Quality Measurements
Aclima Data Study
San Leandro 2050 is working with Aclima, an air quality measurement system to bring visibility to air quality at the neighborhood level in San Leandro. Aclima sends cars out to drive every City Street at various times during the year to take measurements of different pollutants* that are harmful to people and the Planet. They have been driving in San Leandro since 2019, and now have 3-years of data to help us understand more about where our worst air quality is and making it possible to work on solutions to improve it. These measurements provide unique insights about what people are breathing at the block level, and point the way to the sources that must reduce pollution.
*Nitrogen dioxide (NO2), nitric oxide (NO), carbon dioxide (CO2), carbon monoxide (CO), fine particulate matter (PM2.5), and ozone (O3)
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See more about how Aclima works, and how our Oakland Neighbors used it
This project, funded through a grant by the California Air Resources Board, is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment — particularly in disadvantaged communities.