air quality data / Purple Air?

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30 Oct, 2019 06:44 PM

Any chance of integrating an air quality layer? An AQI raster overlay or Purple Air station readings would both be useful to me. seems like it would provide AQI data. I'm not finding a publicly documented API for Purple Air but they clearly have one that seems usable, e.g.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Ben Lantow on 30 Oct, 2019 10:12 PM

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    This is the second or third request in a few months for an air quality layer, it seems feasible, since we are already inputting weather, but finding time for a developer to do it is the challenge. I'm going to put it on our list of desired improvements and additions but I cannot give you a realistic time frame.

    That said at a glance it looks like some of these layers could be imported to CalTopo as custom layers though it may take a little finagling. We'll look at it a little more.


  2. Ben Lantow closed this discussion on 30 Oct, 2019 10:12 PM.

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