Air Quality Research Repository – Sort Option

This is a repository of (only) journal articles related to air pollution covering all the key subjects like emission inventories, emission factors, dispersion modeling, source apportionment, health impact studies, energy scenarios, etc. While the list is populated with India specific papers, a number of interesting and useful papers from other countries are also included. Follow the article links to the journal pages for full articles.

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Guttikunda, S K; Jawahar, P

Application of SIM-air modeling tools to assess air quality in Indian cities Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 62 , pp. 551-561, 2012, (cited By 41).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Ahmedabad; Chennai; Dispersion modeling; Emissions inventory; India; Indore; Particulate pollution; Pune; Rajkot; Surat, Ahmedabad; Chennai; Gujarat; India; Indore; Madhya Pradesh; Maharashtra; Pune; Surat; Tamil Nadu, air pollution; air quality; article; biological model; carbon footprint; city; diesel engine; dust; dynamics; electric power plant; exhaust gas; generator; India; model; mortality; particulate matter; pollutant; prematurity; priority journal, air quality; atmospheric pollution; carbon emission; concentration (composition); data processing; emission inventory; environmental management; particulate matter; pollutant, Air quality; Brick; Brickmaking; Carbon dioxide; Global warming; Incineration; Kilns; Pollution; Power plants, Particulate emissions


Nopmongcol, U; Griffin, W M; Yarwood, G; Dunker, A M; MacLean, H L; Mansell, G; Grant, J

Impact of dedicated E85 vehicle use on ozone and particulate matter in the US Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 45 (39), pp. 7330-7340, 2011, (cited By 17).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air quality impacts; Air quality modeling; Biogenic emission; Emissions inventory; Ethanol production; In-vehicle technology; Land areas; Land-use change; Light duty vehicles; On-road vehicle emissions; Particulate Matter; Petrochemical industry; Photochemical models; Switchgrass, air quality; alcohol production; article; exhaust gas; land use; meteorology; motor vehicle; Panicum virgatum; particulate matter; petrochemical industry; photochemistry; priority journal; total quality management; United States, air quality; atmospheric modeling; atmospheric pollution; biogenic emission; concentration (composition); ethanol; fuel; grass; land use change; meteorology; nitrogen oxides; ozone; particulate matter; petrochemical industry; three-dimensional modeling; traffic emission; uncertainty analysis, Air quality; Cellulosic ethanol; Ethanol; Fuels; Gasoline; Land use; Ozone; Petrochemicals; Quality management; Three dimensional; Vehicles, alcohol; fuel; gasoline; nitrous oxide; ozone; upstream stimulatory factor, Panicum virgatum, Particulate emissions, United States

Nagpure, A S; Gurjar, B R; Kumar, P

Impact of altitude on emission rates of ozone precursors from gasoline-driven light-duty commercial vehicles Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 45 (7), pp. 1413-1417, 2011, (cited By 18).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Adverse effect; Altitude; Basic equations; CO emissions; Commercial vehicles; Emission rates; High altitude; High concentration; Human health; IVE model; Light-duty; Oxygen levels; Ozone precursors; Public health; Tropospheric ozone; Vehicle emission; Vehicle emission rates, Air quality; Gasoline; Health; Ozone; Pollution; Taxicabs; Troposphere; Trucks; Vehicles, altitude; atmospheric pollution; building; carbon monoxide; ozone; public health; temperature effect; topography; traffic emission; troposphere; vegetation cover; volatile organic compound, article; chemistry; health status; light duty commercial vehicle; meteorology; motor vehicle; priority journal; temperature; topography, carbon monoxide; gasoline; nitrogen oxide; oxygen; ozone; volatile organic compound, Dehradun; Delhi; India; Mussoorie; Uttarakhand, Particulate emissions

Härkönen, J; Pirjola, L; Kupiainen, K; Kauhaniemi, M; Kangas, L; Karppinen, A

Influence of vehicle dynamics on the non-exhaust PM-emission process Conference

University of West Macedonia, 2011, (cited By 0).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Coarse fractions; Exhaust particulates; Fine fraction; Measurement campaign; Meteorological variables; Mobile monitoring system; PM10; Threshold velocity, Diesel engines; Vehicles, Particulate emissions


Vongmahadlek, C; Thao, P T B; Satayopas, B; Thongboonchoo, N

A compilation and development of spatial and temporal profiles of high-resolution emissions inventory over Thailand Journal Article

Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, 59 (7), pp. 845-856, 2009, (cited By 6).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aerosols; Air Pollutants; Carbon Monoxide; Environmental Monitoring; Geography; Models, air pollution control; air quality; analytic method; article; exhaust gas; particulate matter; priority journal; Thailand; trend study; aerosol; air pollutant; environmental monitoring; geography; theoretical model, Air quality; Carbon black; Carbon monoxide; Emission control; Estimation; Organic carbon; Sulfur; Sulfur dioxide; Volatile organic compounds, ammonia; carbon monoxide; nitrogen oxide; organic carbon; organic compound; sulfur dioxide; carbon monoxide; nitrate; sulfur dioxide; volatile organic compound, Particulate emissions, Theoretical; Nitrates; Sulfur Dioxide; Thailand; Volatile Organic Compounds


Gurjar, B R; Butler, T M; Lawrence, M G; Lelieveld, J

Evaluation of emissions and air quality in megacities Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 42 (7), pp. 1593-1606, 2008, (cited By 223).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Africa; Asia; Bangladesh; Beijing [China]; Cairo [Egypt]; China; Dhaka [Bangladesh]; Egypt; Eurasia; Far East; Karachi; North Africa; Pakistan; Sind; South Asia, air pollution; air pollution control; air quality; ambient air; article; human; pollutant; population density; priority journal; urban area; world health organization, air quality; atmospheric pollution; index method; megacity; nitrogen dioxide; sulfur dioxide; suspended particulate matter; urban pollution; World Health Organization, Air quality; Carbon monoxide; Environmental impact; Nitrogen compounds; Urban planning, carbon monoxide; nitrogen dioxide; sulfur dioxide, City Development Index (CDI); Environmental Kuznets curve; Megacity; World Development Indicators (WDI); World Health Organization (WHO), Particulate emissions

Butler, T M; Lawrence, M G; Gurjar, B R; van Aardenne, J; Schultz, M; Lelieveld, J

The representation of emissions from megacities in global emission inventories Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 42 (4), pp. 703-719, 2008, (cited By 71).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution; article; Asia; city; exhaust gas; geographic distribution; motorized transport; priority journal, Anthropogenic emission inventories; Global modeling; Intercomparison; Megacities, biofuel; carbon monoxide; nitrogen oxide, Biofuels; Carbon monoxide; Environmental engineering; Hydrocarbons; Industrial emissions; Nitrogen oxides, data set; emission inventory; geographical distribution; human activity; industrial emission; nitrous oxide; population density; traffic emission, Particulate emissions

Sahu, S K; Beig, G; Sharma, C

Decadal growth of black carbon emissions in India Journal Article

Geophysical Research Letters, 35 (2), 2008, (cited By 37).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, biofuel; black carbon; carbon emission; emission inventory; fossil fuel; GIS; spatial distribution; spatial resolution, Biofuels; Carbon black; Fossil fuels; Geographic information systems, Black carbon emission; Decadal growth; District level analysis, Particulate emissions


Wiedinmyer, C; Friedli, H

Mercury emission estimates from fires: An initial inventory for the United States Journal Article

Environmental Science and Technology, 41 (23), pp. 8092-8098, 2007, (cited By 60).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Agricultural fires; Emissions Inventory; Mercury emission, agriculture; air pollution control; article; ecosystem; fire; fire ecology; forest; medical research; plume; soil; United States, Air Pollutants; Ecosystem; Environmental Monitoring; Fires; Geography; Mercury; Models, Air pollution; Ecosystems; Mathematical models; Mercury (metal), Air pollution; Ecosystems; Mathematical models; Mercury (metal); Particulate emissions, Alaska; North America; United States, atmospheric pollution; estimation method; forest ecosystem; forest fire; forest inventory; mercury (element); temporal variation, mercury, Particulate emissions, Theoretical; United States


Dwivedi, D; Agarwal, A K; Sharma, M

Particulate emission characterization of a biodiesel vs diesel-fuelled compression ignition transport engine: A comparative study Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 40 (29), pp. 5586-5595, 2006, (cited By 69).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aromatic compound; benzene; biodiesel fuel; cadmium; chromium; diesel fuel; fuel; iron; lead; lubricating agent; magnesium; metal; nickel; sodium; sulfur; unclassified drug; zinc, article; carcinogenicity; diesel engine; priority journal; toxicity, atmospheric pollution; biofuel; diesel engine; particulate matter, Benzene soluble organic fraction; Carcinogenicity; Toxicology, Diesel engines; Diesel fuels; Ignition; Particles (particulate matter); Torque; Toxic materials, Particulate emissions

Dalvi, M; Beig, G; Patil, U; Kaginalkar, A; Sharma, C; Mitra, A P

A GIS based methodology for gridding of large-scale emission inventories: Application to carbon-monoxide emissions over Indian region Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 40 (16), pp. 2995-3007, 2006, (cited By 45).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution; analytical error; article; biomass; chemistry; data analysis; exhaust gas; geographic distribution; geographic information system; India; methodology; molecular model; motor vehicle; optical resolution; priority journal; rural area; simulation; statistical analysis; urban area, Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, atmospheric chemistry; biofuel; biomass; carbon monoxide; coal; emission; GIS; ozone depletion; traffic emission, Atmospheric chemistry; Carbon monoxide; Data reduction; Geographic information systems, biofuel; carbon monoxide; coal; ozone, Gridded emissions; Indian inventory; Spatial distribution, Particulate emissions


Venkataraman, C; Habib, G; Eiguren-Fernandez, A; Miguel, A H; Friedlander, S K

Residential biofuels in South Asia: Carbonaceous aerosol emissions and climate impacts Journal Article

Science, 307 (5714), pp. 1454-1456, 2005, (cited By 355).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol composition; atmospheric pollution; biofuel; black carbon; climate change; mitigation, aerosol; air pollution control; article; calculation; climate change; combustion; cooking; geographic distribution; geography; Indian Ocean; pollution; priority journal; soot; South Asia, Aerosols; Air pollution; Biomass; Carbon; Climate change; Combustion, Asia; Eastern Hemisphere; Eurasia; South Asia; World, biofuel; carbon, Biofuels; Black carbon; Carbonaceous aerosols; Pollution particles, Particulate emissions


Kurata, G; Carmichael, G R; Streets, D G; Kitada, T; Tang, Y; Woo, J -H; Thongboonchoo, N

Relationships between emission sources and air mass characteristics in East Asia during the TRACE-P period Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 38 (40 SPEC.ISS.), pp. 6977-6987, 2004, (cited By 11).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: acetylene; carbon monoxide; ethane; propane, air mass; emission; long range transport; modeling; pollutant transport; troposphere, Air pollution; Biomass; Carbon monoxide; Computer simulation; Concentration (process); Ethane; Propane; Transport properties, air; air pollution control; aircraft; biomass; conference paper; gas; pollutant; priority journal; simulation, Asia; Eastern Hemisphere; Eurasia; Far East; World, Chemical transport; Natural emission sources; Spatial distribution, Particulate emissions


Streets, D G; Tsai, N Y; Akimoto, H; Oka, K

Trends in emissions of acidifying species in Asia 1985-1997 Journal Article

Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 130 (1-4 II), pp. 187-192, 2001, (cited By 81).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: acid; coal; fossil fuel; nitrogen oxide; oil; sulfur; sulfur dioxide, acidification; air pollution; article; Asia; computer model; controlled study; economic development; energy consumption; growth rate; measurement, acidification; industrial emission; nitrogen oxides; sulfur dioxide; trend analysis, Acidifying species, Asia, Coal; Crude petroleum; Growth (materials); Nitrogen oxides; Sulfur dioxide, Particulate emissions


Wiedinmyer, C; Strange, Wade I; Estes, M; Yarwood, G; Allen, D T

Biogenic hydrocarbon emission estimates for North Central Texas Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 34 (20), pp. 3419-3435, 2000, (cited By 27).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air quality control; article; biomass; controlled study; forest; nonhuman; priority journal; United States; vegetation, biogenic emission; biomass; estimation method; hydrocarbon; volatile organic compound, Biogenic emissions landuse database; Biogenic hydrocarbon emission; Tree diameter distribution data, Biomass; Geographic information systems; Hydrocarbons; Land use; Volatile organic compounds, hydrocarbon; isoprene; volatile organic compound, Particulate emissions, United States


Akimoto, H; Narita, H

Distribution of SO2, NOx and CO2 emissions from fuel combustion and industrial activities in Asia with 1° × 1° resolution Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 28 (2), pp. 213-225, 1994, (cited By 230).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution; airport; article; china; combustion; electric power plant; geographic distribution; iron and steel industry; japan; north korea; oil industry; petrochemical industry; priority journal; south korea; taiwan, Air pollution; Carbon dioxide; Coal combustion; Environmental impact; Environmental protection; Geographical regions; Industrial emissions; Nitrogen oxides; Sulfur dioxide, Asia, Asian emissions; Emission inventories; Emission spatial distribution; Fuel combustion; Grid by grid emission fluxes; Industrial activities; Latitude-longitude resolution, carbon dioxide; emission inventory; nitrogen oxide; sulphur dioxide, carbon dioxide; nitrogen oxide; sulfur dioxide, Particulate emissions