Screenshot of the CALLISTO web interface
Screenshot of the CALLISTO web interface
DDJ, Accessibility

Watch: Monitoring Air Quality with CALLISTO

The CALLISTO project brings together satellite, sensor and social media data to make air quality information accessible to journalists. In a new video, our colleague Eva Lopez demonstrates how the platform works.

Air pollution can seriously affect our health and the environment. Luckily, satellite, sensor, and other data offer a wealth of opportunities for in-depth journalistic research, so the public can be informed and warned. There's one catch, however: At the moment, few journalists know how to access and interpret the available data. The EU-funded CALLISTO project aims to change that (and also tackles several other issues).

To be more precise, the tools built by the project's consortium allow journalists to investigate up-to-date air quality in a specific place, but also find trends in historical data or predict future developments. In the following video, innovation manager and data journalist Eva Lopez gives a quick demo of the platform's current prototype:

For more info on CALLISTO and its media use case, head over to where you can also sign up for the project's newsletter or join the official user group.

Andy Giefer