This new dense, globally unique sensor network records spatial and temporal changes in CO 2 levels in the atmosphere as well as humidity and temperature. All data are accessible from a web platform. © Empa

This new dense, globally unique sensor network records spatial and temporal changes in CO 2 levels in the atmosphere as well as humidity and temperature. All data are accessible
from a web platform.
© Empa

The distribution of the CO2 concentration in the City of Zurich averaged over 2013 and 2014. Thanks to the readings from the sensor network, this kind of model calculation will be more precise in future. © Empa

The distribution of the CO2 concentration in the City of Zurich averaged over 2013 and 2014. Thanks to the readings from the sensor network, this kind of model calculation will be more precise in future.
© Empa

Switzerland is to gain a dense, globally unique CO2 measuring network: 300 sensors permanently collect up-to-date readings, which form the basis for atmospheric dispersion models that are being developed at Empa.

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