ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences
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Articles | Volume IV-5/W1
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-5/W1, 57–62, 2017
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-5/W1, 57–62, 2017

  13 Dec 2017

13 Dec 2017


V. V. Putrenko1 and N .M. Pashynska2 V. V. Putrenko and N .M. Pashynska
  • 1World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development, Igor Sikorsky KPI Kyiv, Ukraine
  • 2Department of intellectual and information systems Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine

Keywords: monitoring, pollution, remote sensing data, regression model, Ukraine, nitrogen dioxide, PM2.5

Abstract. Monitoring of environmental pollution in the cities by the methods of remote sensing of the Earth is actual area of research for sustainable development. Ukraine has a poorly developed network of monitoring stations for air quality, the technical condition of which is deteriorating in recent years. Therefore, the possibility of obtaining data about the condition of air by remote sensing methods is of great importance. The paper considers the possibility of using the data about condition of atmosphere of the project AERONET to assess the air quality in Ukraine. The main pollution indicators were used data on fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) content in the atmosphere. The main indicator of air quality in Ukraine is the air pollution index (API). We have built regression models the relationship between indicators of NO2, which are measured by remote sensing methods and ground-based measurements of indicators. There have also been built regression models, the relationship between the data given to the land of NO2 and API. To simulate the relationship between the API and PM2.5 were used geographically weighted regression model, which allows to take into account the territorial differentiation between these indicators. As a result, the maps that show the distribution of the main types of pollution in the territory of Ukraine, were constructed. PM2.5 data modeling is complicated with using existing indicators, which requires a separate organization observation network for PM2.5 content in the atmosphere for sustainable development in cities of Ukraine.