Poster – Paper 507

QBOAirbase: The European Air Quality Database as an RDF Cube

Luis Galárraga, Kim Ahlstrøm Meyn Mathiassen and Katja Hose


clock_event October 23, 2017, Poster and Demo Reception, 18:30-21:20
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The Airbase is the European air quality dataset maintained by the Environmental European Agency. The dataset is available on the Web, and contains air quality monitoring data for 40 European countries. The multidimensional nature of the data makes it a good fit for OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) systems. Moreover, by linking the data to the Semantic Web, we can magnify its value, allowing for more sophisticated data analytics. In this paper we introduce and describe QBOAirbase, a multidimensional provenance-augmented version of the Airbase dataset. QBOAirbase models air pollution data as an RDF cube, which has been linked to the YAGO and DBpedia knowledge bases.