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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Chikkatur, A P; Sagar, A D; Sankar, T L

Sustainable development of the Indian coal sector Journal Article

Energy, 34 (8), pp. 942-953, 2009, (cited By 47).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, Coal; Coal industry; Competition; Economic and social effects; Electric generators; Environmental impact; Environmental protection; Mining; Strategic planning; Sustainable development, Commercial energy; Electricity generation; Energy source; Environmental and social impacts; Environmental needs; High demand; Human development; India; Policy; Policy development; Power sector; Social concerns; Supply constraints; Systematic planning, Metal recovery


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


Badami, M G; Haider, M

An analysis of public bus transit performance in Indian cities Journal Article

Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 41 (10), pp. 961-981, 2007, (cited By 59).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, Bus transit; Public transit; Public transport, bus transport; metropolitan area; public transport; transportation policy; transportation system; urban transport, Bus transportation; Cost accounting; Finance; Operating costs; Public policy, Mass transportation

Fadnavis, S; Siingh, D; Beig, G; Singh, R P

Seasonal variation of the mesospheric inversion layer, thunderstorms, and mesospheric ozone over India Journal Article

Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 112 (15), 2007, (cited By 7).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, Atmospheric temperature; Climate change; Gravity waves; Lightning; Ozone; Thunderstorms, data set; gravity wave; inversion layer; lightning; mesosphere; mixing ratio; ozone; seasonal variation; thunderstorm

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

Parikh, J; Purohit, P; Maitra, P

Demand projections of petroleum products and natural gas in India Journal Article

Energy, 32 (10), pp. 1825-1837, 2007, (cited By 41).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: 11th Five Year Plan; Demand projections; Econometric models; Gross domestic product; Preparedness, Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, demand analysis; econometrics; Gross Domestic Product; natural gas; petroleum, Domestic appliances; Economic analysis; India; Natural gas, Domestic appliances; Economic analysis; India; Natural gas; Petroleum products, Petroleum products

Chikkatur, A P; Sagar, A D

Towards better technology policies for the Indian coal-power sector Journal Article

Energy for Sustainable Development, 11 (4), pp. 5-12, 2007, (cited By 2).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, Capacity additions; Carbon dioxide emissions; Domestic resources; Environmental challenges; Indian coals; Indian power sectors; Power generation technology; Technology policy, carbon dioxide; coal; energy policy; energy resource; energy use; pollution control; power generation; sustainability, Carbon; Carbon dioxide; Coal; Global warming; Pollution control; Public policy, Coal deposits


Venkataraman, C; Habib, G; Kadamba, D; Shrivastava, M; Leon, J -F; Crouzille, B; Boucher, O; Streets, D G

Emissions from open biomass burning in India: Integrating the inventory approach with high-resolution Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) active-fire and land cover data Journal Article

Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 20 (2), 2006, (cited By 126).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Agricultural wastes; Biomass; Climate change; Climatology; Combustion; Forestry; Particulate emissions, Animalia, Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, biomass burning; carbon monoxide; climatology; emission; land cover; MODIS; particulate matter; satellite data

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

Beig, G; Brasseur, G P

Influence of anthropogenic emissions on tropospheric ozone and its precursors over the Indian tropical region during a monsoon Journal Article

Geophysical Research Letters, 33 (7), 2006, (cited By 32).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: anthropogenic effect; atmospheric chemistry; emission inventory; monsoon; ozone; troposphere; volatile organic compound, Anthropogenic emissions; Tropical region; Tropospheric ozone, Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, Atmospheric aerosols; Atmospheric chemistry; Boundary layers; Carbon monoxide; Gas emissions; Geographical regions; Ozone; Troposphere; Volatile organic compounds, Meteorology


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

Pachauri, S

An analysis of cross-sectional variations in total household energy requirements in India using micro survey data Journal Article

Energy Policy, 32 (15), pp. 1723-1735, 2004, (cited By 150).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, Behavioral research; Economic and social effects; Electric utilities; Estimation; Surveys, Demography; Energy requirements, Energy policy, household energy; household expenditure; household income; residential energy

Kulshrestha, U C; Rao, Nageswara T; Azhaguvel, S; Kulshrestha, M J

Emissions and accumulation of metals in the atmosphere due to crackers and sparkles during Diwali festival in India Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 38 (27), pp. 4421-4425, 2004, (cited By 113).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air pollution, air pollution; article; India; industrial area; mass spectrometry; priority journal, aluminum; arsenic; barium; bismuth; calcium; copper; iron; magnesium; manganese; metal; nickel; potassium; sodium; strontium; vanadium, anthropogenic source; atmospheric pollution; burning; festival; heavy metal; sulfur emission, Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, Environmental impact; Particulate emissions; Social aspects, Festivals; Fireworks; Metal pollution

Saraf, N; Beig, G

Long-term trends in tropospheric ozone over the Indian tropical region Journal Article

Geophysical Research Letters, 31 (5), pp. L05101 1-5, 2004, (cited By 28).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air pollution; Mathematical models; Regression analysis; Satellite observatories; Tropics; Troposphere, Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, Nimbus-7; statistical analysis; TOMS; total ozone; troposphere; vertical profile, ozone, Ozonesonde vertical profiles; Total ozone mapping spectrometer (TOMS); Tropospheric column ozone (TCO)