The purpose of the Pollution Removal by Vegetation app is to allow users to explore the change in value resulting from new woodland planting, or removal of existing woodland, and its ability to remove category PM2.5 pollution.
Environmental data and information
The Pollution Removal by Vegetation shiny app is a data explorer tool which reflects this variation in its estimates of health benefits from removing category PM2.5 pollution per hectare of trees for each local authority area in the UK
This tool captures local variation in avoided health impacts provided by vegetation to aid easier use of this information at a local scale. Through additional modelling, UKCEH produced estimates of PM2.5 removal per hectare of woodland in each local
The app is predominantly aimed at use by Local Authorities in the UK