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.

If you want to search the metadata of the papers,click here. Note that this is a repository of papers which we found interesting and we are sharing the title, abstract, and link to only those articles here.

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Apte, J S; Kirchstetter, T W; Reich, A H; Deshpande, S J; Kaushik, G; Chel, A; Marshall, J D; Nazaroff, W W

Concentrations of fine, ultrafine, and black carbon particles in auto-rickshaws in New Delhi, India Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 45 (26), pp. 4470-4480, 2011, (cited By 82).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air quality; ambient air; article; city; concentration (parameters); controlled study; environmental exposure; exhaust gas; experimental design; India; microenvironment; motor vehicle; particulate matter; pollution monitoring; priority journal; season; time, air quality; ambient air; atmospheric pollution; automobile; black carbon; concentration (composition); health risk; indoor air; megacity; particle size; particulate matter; pollution exposure; road transport; traffic emission; urban pollution; urban population, Air quality; Pollution, black carbon, Delhi; India; New Delhi, Exposure; Megacities; Microenvironments; Particulate Matter; Urban air quality, Vehicles

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

Preliminary estimates of nanoparticle number emissions from road vehicles in megacity Delhi and associated health impacts Journal Article

Environmental Science and Technology, 45 (13), pp. 5514-5521, 2011, (cited By 61).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution control; article; health hazard; motor vehicle; particulate matter, atmospheric pollution; concentration (composition); developing world; diesel engine; emission control; estimation method; filter; health risk; natural gas; particulate matter; road transport; traffic emission; urbanization, Best estimates; Business-as-usual; Diesel particulate filters; Diesel vehicles; Health impact; Heavy duty vehicles; Megacities; Particle numbers; Road vehicles, Cities; Environmental Monitoring; Forecasting; India; Models, Compressed natural gas; Energy resources; Estimation; Retrofitting; Roadsides, Delhi; India, nanoparticle; natural gas, Theoretical; Mortality; Motor Vehicles; Nanoparticles; Particle Size; Vehicle Emissions, Vehicles


Iyer, N V; Badami, M G

Two-wheeled motor vehicle technology in India: Evolution, prospects and issues Journal Article

Energy Policy, 35 (8), pp. 4319-4331, 2007, (cited By 15).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Advanced vehicle technologies; Two-wheeled motor vehicles, Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, Energy utilization; Environmental regulations; Fuel economy; Product development; Service life; Technological forecasting, innovation; product development; technological change; technological development; transport vehicle, Vehicles


Badami, M G

Environmental policy-making in a difficult context: Motorized two-wheeled vehicle emissions in India Journal Article

Energy Policy, 32 (16), pp. 1861-1877, 2004, (cited By 2).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acidification; Environmental policy-making; Vehicle emissions, Air pollution control; Climate change; Energy policy; Environmental protection; Health hazards; Particulate emissions, Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, emission control; environmental policy; policy making; traffic emission, Vehicles