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LenKra Apr 22, 2020 10:56 AM
Dear all,

I am a researcher at Goethe University Frankfurt. I am looking for daily air pollution data on a country-level and was very happy to find you website http://discomap.eea.europa.eu/map/fme/AirQualityExport.htm
Unfortunately, I am currently unable do download the daily data, whereas this was possible last week.

I wanted to kindly ask for your help with this problem. Also, if you have recommendations where to find daily air-quality data for non-European countries I would be extremely happy. Usually, data sources I found were commercial and thus costly.

Kind regards
Lennart Kraft
Replies (3)
EEA Apr 22, 2020 11:59 AM
Dear M. 'LenKra,

Thank you for contacting the European Environment Agency (EEA).

The dataset that you are referring to seems to be operational on our side. Please note that for 2019 and 2020, the parameter 'Source' should be E2a (or All) in order to get a result. If you still experience some problems, please don't hesitate to get back to us by mentioning the specific queries and information that you are looking for. You may include links for convenience.

With kind regards,
EEA Enquiry Service
LenKra Apr 22, 2020 12:20 PM
Thank you very much for your quick reply. For example, this link is not working


and below is an error message I saw when I tried to download the data.

FME Data Streaming Service Failed to Complete
Status Message: FME Server transformation failed: A fatal error has occurred. Check the logfile above for details
FME Server Transformation Result
request "AirQualityDownload/AQData_Extract/AQData_Extract.fmw" -XML_PARAMETER <?xml version="1.1" encoding="UTF-8"?><TRANSFORMATION_REQUEST><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="Samplingpoint"></PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="FME_SERVER_REQUEST_HEADERS">{"remote-addr":"IP: "I deleted this info","host":"fme.discomap.eea.europa.eu","user-agent":"Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:75.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/75.0"}</PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="TimeCoverage">Year</PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="Station"></PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="Source">E2a</PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="FME_SERVER_REQUEST_METHOD">GET</PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="UpdateDate">2020-01-01%2000:00:00</PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="Year_from">2020</PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="Output">HTML</PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="CityName"></PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="FME_SERVER_REQUEST_PARAMETERS">{"Station":"","Pollutant":"10","UpdateDate":"2020-01-01%2000:00:00","Output":"HTML","TimeCoverage":"Year","CityName":"","CountryCode":"AD","Samplingpoint":"","Year_from":"2020","Year_to":"2020","Source":"E2a"}</PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="FME_SERVER_REQUEST_URI">https://fme.discomap.eea.eu[…]<PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="Pollutant">10</PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="Year_to">2020</PUBLISHED_PARAMETER><PUBLISHED_PARAMETER name="CountryCode">AD</PUBLISHED_PARAMETER></TRANSFORMATION_REQUEST> --FME_SECURITY_USER "guest" --FME_SECURITY_ROLES "user:guest fmeguest" --FME_SERVER_HOST "KONGONI-B.eea.dmz1" --FME_SERVER_PORT "7071" --FME_SERVER_WEB_URL "https://fme.discomap.eea.europa.eu" -HTML_1_DATASET "!FME_AUTO_DIR_NAME!\HTML_1/output.html"
timeRequested Wed-22-Apr-2020 12:15:57 PM
timeStarted 2020-04-22 12:15:57
priority -1
result 859017:A fatal error has occurred. Check the logfile above for details|LogFileName=job_3139631.log
requesterResultPort 60488
resultSuccess true
serviceSuccess false
id 3139631
timeFinished 2020-04-22 12:15:58
EEA Apr 29, 2020 09:23 AM
Dear M. 'LenKra,

Thank you for your message. Please see below the answer from our IT department:

The requested URL specify year from and to as 2020 to 2019. This needs to be the other way around.

Original request URL:

Correct request URL:

This request gives two files:

We hope that this clarifies the issue.

With kind regards,
EEA Enquiry Service