Articles | Volume 14, issue 10
Data description paper
21 Oct 2022
Data description paper |  | 21 Oct 2022

Quality control and correction method for air temperature data from a citizen science weather station network in Leuven, Belgium

Eva Beele, Maarten Reyniers, Raf Aerts, and Ben Somers

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This paper presents crowdsourced data from the network, a citizen science network of around 100 low-cost weather stations distributed across Leuven, Belgium. The temperature data have undergone a quality control (QC) and correction procedure. The procedure consists of three levels that remove implausible measurements while also correcting for between-station and station-specific temperature biases.
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