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  • Updated 8 months ago

    Analysing Air Pollution Exposure in London

    Updated in Februrary 2017. Air quality in London has improved in recent years as a result of policies to reduce emissions, primarily from road transport. However, recently updated maps of pollution concentrations for 2013 (LAEI 2013) still show significant areas of exceedances of the annual mean NO2 EU Limit Values. Improvements are planned to address these, as recently announced in the Mayor’s package of air quality measures. The U...
  • Updated 9 months ago

    London Borough Profiles and Atlas

    The London Borough Profiles help paint a general picture of an area by presenting a range of headline indicator data in both spreadsheet and map form to help show statistics covering demographic, economic, social and environmental datasets for each borough, alongside relevant comparator areas. The London Borough Atlas does the same but provides further detailed breakdowns and time-series data for each borough. The full datasets and more...
  • Created 9 months ago

    Low Carbon London Electric Vehicle Load Profiles

    Data collected relating to load profiles for electric vehicle charging, part of the Low Carbon London (LCL) project delivered by UK Power Networks. Data has been anonymised. For further queries contact innovation@ukpowernetworks.co.uk Folders: EV Commercial trials Folder contains raw data from LCL EV commercial trials (2013 - 2014) Files ordered by customer with ten-minute time stamps of EV activity. EV Public trials List of cha...
  • Created 9 months ago

    Low Carbon London Heat Pump Load Profiles

    Data was collected relating to load profiles for 19 customers as part of the Low Carbon London project, delivered by UK Power Networks. Data has been anonymised. Two folders, correspond to two suppliers – data is offered differently from the two suppliers. The folder ‘Data Supply 1’ contains two folders as Power Quality is logged separately from Heat Profiles. For further queries contact innovation@ukpowernetworks.co.uk Variation fr...
  • Updated 9 months ago

    London’s Urban Heat Island - During A Warm Summer

    For an urban heat island map during an average summer see this dataset. A heatwave refers to a prolonged period of unusually hot weather. While there is no standard definition of a heatwave in England, the Met Office uses the World Meteorological Organization definition of a heatwave, which is "when the daily maximum temperature of more than five consecutive days exceeds the average maximum temperature by 5°C, the normal period being 1...
  • Updated 9 months ago

    London's Urban Heat Island - Average Summer

    For an urban heat island map during a warm summer see this dataset. This map shows the results of an ‘UrbClim’ simulation for the mean temperature at midnight during the summer of 2011 (May to September) at a resolution of 250m. This summer has been selected as a typical summer for a West-European city. On average, the night-time temperature is approximately 4°C higher in the city centre. During some hot nights, even larger effects ar...
  • Updated 9 months ago

    Household Waste Recycling Rates, Borough

    Table shows the proportion of collected household waste which is recycled or composted. Figures for 2004/5 were taken from the London Councils organisation as the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) do not list complete LA level statistics for this year. From 1998/99 to 2003/04 estimates for household waste recycling (including composting) rates are based on data supplied to the annual DEFRA Municipal Waste Manage...
  • Updated 10 months ago

    London Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (LAEI) 2010 Air Quality Focus Areas

    blockquote { margin: 1em 3em; color: #9e0059; border-left: 2px solid #9e0059; padding-left: 1em; } The LAEI 2010 has since been superseded. Click here for the full list of releases. There are 187 Air Quality Focus Areas in the Capital. These are locations that not only exceed the EU annual mean limit value for NO2 but are also locations with high human exposure. The Focus Areas were defined to address concerns raised by...
  • Updated 10 months ago

    London Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (LAEI) 2013 Air Quality Focus Areas - December 2016 update

    There are 187 Air Quality Focus Areas in London. These are locations that not only exceed the EU annual mean limit value for NO2 but are also locations with high human exposure. The Focus Areas were defined to address concerns raised by boroughs within the LAQM review process and forecasted air pollution trends. This is not an exhaustive list of London’s hotspot locations, but where the GLA believe the problem to be most acute.   1. ...
  • Updated 10 months ago

    Local Authority Collected Waste Management, London

    These datasets contain the annual results for local authority collected waste in London and England. Local authority collected waste statistics from the quarterly reporting to WasteDataFlow. Data in this table shows Local Authority, London and England data. Information on the median cost of different types of waste management is also included. http://www.london.gov.uk/priorities/environment/publications/the-mayors-waste-management-st...