A set of four air pollution monitors were placed with families in the vicinitiy of the Westway A40 near Latimer Road Underground Station.
These are the air pollution monitors we used. The monitor works by detecting tiny particles in the air which it then counts as it goes through a laser beam.
The monitors are run on Raspberry Pi’s and the data is calculated on a computer program especially commissioned for the project.
The data being received. PM2.5 on the screen relates to the particulate size that is considered most detrimental to health.
The placement of one of the raspberry pi, the monitor goes outside as you can see below.
One of the monitors was placed outside my studio situated directly under the Westway.
Below are some of the others in their outdoor casings including one with a fabulous view over the Westway!