Daily Census Tract-Level PM2.5 Concentrations, 2011-2015
This dataset provides modeled predictions of PM2.5 levels from the EPA's Downscaler model. Data are at the census tract level for 2011-2015. These data are used by the CDC's National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network to generate air quality measures. Census tract-level datasets contain estimates of the mean predicted concentration and associated standard error. Please refer to the metadata attachment for more information.
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|Name||Socrata field name||Column name in ||Data type||Description|
|statefips||statefips||statefips||Text||State FIPS code|
|date||date||date||Text||Date (day-month-year) of prediction|
|year||year||year||Text||Year of prediction|
|DS_PM_pred||ds_pm_pred||ds_pm_pred||Number||Mean estimated 24-hour average PM2.5 concentration in μg/m3|
|ctfips||ctfips||ctfips||Text||Census tract FIPS code|
|countyfips||countyfips||countyfips||Text||County FIPS code|
|longitude||longitude||longitude||Number||Longitude of census tract centroid (degrees)|
|latitude||latitude||latitude||Number||Latitude of census tract centroid (degrees)|
|DS_PM_stdd||ds_pm_stdd||ds_pm_stdd||Number||Standard error of the estimated PM2.5 concentration|