Air quality data, rural background PM10 in Germany, daily averages 1998-2009

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Description

Air quality data obtained from the airBase European air quality data base. Daily averages for rural background stations in Germany, 1998-2009. In addition, NUTS1 regions (states, or Bundeslaender) for Germany to illustrate spatial aggregation over irregular regions.

Usage

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Note

see vignette on overlay and spatio-temporal aggregation in this package; the vignette on using google charts shows where the ISO_3166_2_DE table comes from.

Author(s)

air quality data compiled for R by Benedict Graeler; NUTS1 level data obtained from http://www.gadm.org/ .

References

http://acm.eionet.europa.eu/databases/airbase

Examples

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data(air)
rural = STFDF(stations, dates, data.frame(PM10 = as.vector(air)))
# how DE was created from DE_NUTS1:
if (require(rgeos))
	DE = gUnionCascaded(DE_NUTS1)