Sector Essential climate variable (ECV)
Description PM2.5 concentration
Calculation method Title Period Processing Unit Comment
Hourly Hourly The hourly time series from MATCH µg/m3  
Monthly min Monthly The monthly minimum PM2.5 concentration µg/m3  
Monthly mean Monthly The monthly mean PM2.5 concentration µg/m3  
Monthly max Monthly The monthly maximum PM2.5 concentration µg/m3  
Yearly min Yearly The yearly minimum PM2.5 concentration µg/m3  
Yearly mean Yearly The yearly mean PM2.5 concentration µg/m3  
Yearly max Yearly The yearly maximum PM2.5 concentration µg/m3  
Mean over period Five years Total mean for the full period µg/m3  
Provenance The air quality downscaling was performed with the chemical transport model MATCH.
Validation The downscaling made by MATCH in Urban SIS has been validated against observations in Urban SIS deliverable 5.2, where an overview is given in Table 4. Details about the validation for PM2.5 is given in section 4.3 and section 4.7.