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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Gautam, S; Yadav, A; Pillarisetti, A; Smith, K; Arora, N

Short-Term Introduction of Air Pollutants from Fireworks during Diwali in Rural Palwal, Haryana, India: A Case Study Conference

120 (1), Institute of Physics Publishing, 2018, (cited By 0).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air pollutants; Ambient air concentration; CO concentrations; Elevated level; Health impact; Indian standards; PM2.5 concentration; Short term, Air pollution; Aluminum; Explosives; Pollution; Pollution control; Rural areas; Sodium; Standards, Air quality


Amann, M; Purohit, P; Bhanarkar, A D; Bertok, I; Borken-Kleefeld, J; Cofala, J; Heyes, C; Kiesewetter, G; Klimont, Z; Liu, J; Majumdar, D; Nguyen, B; Rafaj, P; Rao, P S; Sander, R; Schöpp, W; Srivastava, A; Vardhan, B H

Managing future air quality in megacities: A case study for Delhi Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 161 , pp. 99-111, 2017, (cited By 8).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; air quality; atmospheric chemistry; atmospheric pollution; health impact; megacity; particulate matter; policy analysis; pollutant source; urban area, Air pollution; Air quality standards; Atmospheric aerosols; Atmospheric chemistry; Atmospheric movements; Chemical analysis; Health; Pollution; Quality control, Air quality, Co benefits; Environmental pollutions; Fine particulate matter; Health impact; Industrialized countries; National Air Quality Standards; Policy analysis; Population exposure, Delhi; India


Parkhi, N; Chate, D; Ghude, S D; Peshin, S; Mahajan, A; Srinivas, R; Surendran, D; Ali, K; Singh, S; Trimbake, H; Beig, G

Large inter annual variation in air quality during the annual festival ‘Diwali’ in an Indian megacity Journal Article

Journal of Environmental Sciences (China), 43 , pp. 265-272, 2016, (cited By 6).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollutant; air pollution; analysis; environmental monitoring; India; leisure; particulate matter; statistics and numerical data, air pollutant; carbon monoxide; nitrogen oxide; particulate matter, Air Pollutants; Air Pollution; Carbon Monoxide; Environmental Monitoring; Holidays; India; Nitrogen Oxides; Particulate Matter, Air quality, Air quality forecasting; Diwali; Fireworks; Particulate pollution; Trace-gases, Air quality standards; Carbon; Carbon monoxide; Explosives; Mixing; Nitrogen oxides; Pollution, air quality; annual variation; atmospheric pollution; carbon monoxide; festival; megacity; nitrogen oxides; ozone; particulate matter; trace gas, Delhi; India


Apte, J S; Marshall, J D; Cohen, A J; Brauer, M

Addressing Global Mortality from Ambient PM2.5 Journal Article

Environmental Science and Technology, 49 (13), pp. 8057-8066, 2015, (cited By 163).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air Pollution; China; Europe; Forecasting; Humans; India; Lung Neoplasms; Models, Air quality, air quality; ambient air; concentration (composition); disease incidence; dose-response relationship; guideline; health risk; mortality; particulate matter; pollution exposure; World Health Organization, Ambient air quality; Concentration data; Demographic factors; Epidemiological transitions; Fine particulate matter; Interim guidelines; Nonlinear concentration; Particulate Matter, China; India; North America, Chronic Obstructive; Stroke, particulate matter, Population statistics, Premature; Myocardial Ischemia; North America; Particulate Matter; Pulmonary Disease, Theoretical; Mortality; Mortality


Yerramsetti, V S; Sharma, A R; Navlur, Gauravarapu N; Rapolu, V; Dhulipala, N S K C; Sinha, P R

The impact assessment of Diwali fireworks emissions on the air quality of a tropical urban site, Hyderabad, India, during three consecutive years Journal Article

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185 (9), pp. 7309-7325, 2013, (cited By 21).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aerosol concentration; Ambient air quality; Awareness campaigns; Concentration levels; Correlation coefficient; Diwali; Fireworks; Trace-gases, aerosol; air quality; ambient air; atmospheric pollution; black carbon; concentration (composition); emission; environmental impact assessment; festival; lidar; nitrogen oxides; ozone; smoke; trace gas; tropical environment; urban site, Aerosols; Explosives; Nitrogen oxides; Particulate emissions; Pollution; Sulfur dioxide, Air Pollutants; Air Pollution; Cities; Environmental Monitoring; Explosive Agents; Holidays; India; Particulate Matter; Soot, Air quality, Andhra Pradesh; Hyderabad [Andhra Pradesh]; India, black carbon; nitrogen oxide; ozone; sulfur dioxide

Kumar, P; Jain, S; Gurjar, B R; Sharma, P; Khare, M; Morawska, L; Britter, R

New Directions: Can a “blue sky” return to Indian megacities? Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 71 , pp. 198-201, 2013, (cited By 43).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution; air pollution control; air quality; city; human; India; letter; particulate matter; priority journal; sustainable development; urban area, Air pollution; Tall buildings, Air quality, Ambient air pollution; Anthropogenic activity; Clear air; Developed countries; High rise building; Megacities; Particulate Matter; Pollution level; Re-suspension; Sustainable growth; Traffic emissions; Urban dwellers


Ferreira, J; Rodriguez, A; Monteiro, A; Miranda, A I; Dios, M; Souto, J A; Yarwood, G; Nopmongcol, U; Borrego, C

Air quality simulations for North America – MM5-CAMx modelling performance for main gaseous pollutants Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 53 , pp. 212-224, 2012, (cited By 10).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollutant; air quality; article; concentration (parameters); gas; meteorology; mm5 camx air quality modelling system; North America; performance; pollution monitoring; priority journal; simulation, Air quality, carbon monoxide; nitrogen dioxide; ozone; sulfur dioxide, Fog; Nitrogen oxides; Quality assurance; Sulfur dioxide; Two dimensional, North America

Lin, M; Fiore, A M; Horowitz, L W; Cooper, O R; Naik, V; Holloway, J; Johnson, B J; Middlebrook, A M; Oltmans, S J; Pollack, I B; Ryerson, T B; Warner, J X; Wiedinmyer, C; Wilson, J; Wyman, B

Transport of Asian ozone pollution into surface air over the western United States in spring Journal Article

Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 117 (4), 2012, (cited By 139).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air quality, anthropogenic source; atmospheric plume; atmospheric pollution; carbon monoxide; climate modeling; cold front; ozone; pollutant transport; qualitative analysis; satellite data; spring (season); stratosphere; troposphere, Atmospheric chemistry; Atmospherics; Ozone; Pollution; Storms; Troposphere, California; Los Angeles Basin; United States


Singh, D P; Gadi, R; Mandal, T K; Dixit, C K; Singh, K; Saud, T; Singh, N; Gupta, P K

Study of temporal variation in ambient air quality during Diwali festival in India Journal Article

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 169 (1-4), pp. 1-13, 2010, (cited By 30).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollutant; air pollution; article; atmosphere; chemistry; environmental monitoring; exposure; human; India; leisure; particulate matter; statistics; time; weather, Air Pollutants; Air Pollution; Atmosphere; Environmental Monitoring; Holidays; Humans; India; Inhalation Exposure; Nitrogen Dioxide; Particulate Matter; Sulfur Dioxide; Time; Weather, Air pollutants; Diwali; Fireworks; Foggy day; Meteorological parameters; Mixing height, Air quality, Explosives; Mixing; Nitrogen oxides; Particles (particulate matter); Pollution; Sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide; sulfur dioxide


Bandyopadhyay, A

Prediction of ground level concentration of sulfur dioxide using ISCST3 model in Mangalore industrial region of India Journal Article

Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 11 (2), pp. 173-188, 2009, (cited By 9).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air quality


Barman, S C; Singh, R; Negi, M P S; Bhargava, S K

Ambient air quality of Lucknow City (India) during use of fireworks on Diwali Festival Journal Article

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 137 (1-3), pp. 495-504, 2008, (cited By 64).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: accumulation rate; air quality; ambient air; atmospheric pollution; emission control; particulate matter; trace metal, air monitoring; air pollution; air quality; ambient air; article; correlation analysis; exhaust gas; geographic distribution; India; pollution monitoring; suspended particulate matter, Air Pollutants; Anniversaries and Special Events; Environmental Pollutants; Explosive Agents; India; Metals, Air pollutants; Fireworks, Air pollution; Correlation methods; Metals; Particles (particulate matter); Trace elements, Air quality, Asia; Eurasia; India; Lucknow City; South Asia; Uttar Pradesh, cadmium; calcium; chromium; cobalt; copper; iron; lead; manganese; nickel; nitrogen dioxide; sulfur dioxide; zinc

Wang, L T; Hao, J; He, K; Wang, S; Li, J; Zhang, Q; Streets, D G; Fu, J S; Jang, C J; Takekawa, H; Chatani, S

A modeling study of coarse particulate matter pollution in Beijing: Regional source contributions and control implications for the 2008 Summer Olympics Journal Article

Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, 58 (8), pp. 1057-1069, 2008, (cited By 51).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution; air pollution control; air quality; article; biomass; China; controlled study; domestic waste; electric power plant; exhaust gas; gas analysis; geographic distribution; industry; motor vehicle; particle size; particulate matter; priority journal; statistical model, Air quality, Beijing; Coarse particulate matter; Olympics, Pollution control


Kunimi, H; Kinugasa, Y; Hirai, H; Hayashi, S; Morikawa, T; To, A I; Yoshikawa, Y; Takekawa, H; Chatani, S; Tanahashi, I; Terada, S; Uchiyama, T; Hasegawa, M; Doki, S -I; Nakatsuka, S; Ashizaki, M

Development of integrated JCAP II air quality simulation model Journal Article

Review of Automotive Engineering, 27 (4), pp. 625-627, 2006, (cited By 0).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air quality, Air quality improvement; Air quality models; Air quality simulation; Background concentration; Driving conditions; Traffic flow modeling; Transient emissions; Urban air quality, Computer simulation; Facsimile


Bhanarkar, A D; Goyal, S K; Sivacoumar, R; Rao, Chalapati C V

Assessment of contribution of SO2 and NO2 from different sources in Jamshedpur region, India Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 39 (40), pp. 7745-7760, 2005, (cited By 36).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air monitoring; air pollution; air quality; air quality control; ambient air; article; combustion; dispersion; domestic waste; environmental exposure; environmental management; exhaust gas; India; industrial waste; mathematical computing; mathematical model; prediction; priority journal; winter, Air pollution; Environmental protection; Fuel consumption; Iron and steel industry; Management; Mathematical models; Nitrogen oxides; Statistical methods; Sulfur dioxide, Air quality, Air quality management; Air quality modeling; Domestic fuel combustion; Emission sources and inventory; Industrial source emissions; ISCST; Source contribution, air quality; atmospheric pollution; emission inventory; nitrogen dioxide; pollutant source; statistical analysis; sulfur dioxide; urban atmosphere, Asia; Eurasia; India; Jamshedpur; Jharkhand; South Asia, fuel; nitrogen dioxide; sulfur dioxide