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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Shukla, S P; Sharma, M

Source apportionment of atmospheric PM10 in Kanpur, India Journal Article

Environmental Engineering Science, 25 (6), pp. 849-861, 2008, (cited By 21).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution; article; atmospheric dispersion; humidity; India; particulate matter; seasonal variation, ammonia; ammonium sulfate; nitrous oxide; sulfur dioxide, Atmospheric chemistry, Atmospherics; Earth sciences; Permanent magnets; Powder metallurgy, Cause effect relationships; Particle characteristics; Particulate levels; Particulate matter (PM); Particulate matter (PM) 10; Seasonal variability; Secondary particles; Source apportionment

Wang, Z; Xie, F; Sakurai, T; Ueda, H; Han, Z; Carmichael, G R; Streets, D; Engardt, M; Holloway, T; Hayami, H; Kajino, M; Thongboonchoo, N; Bennet, C; Park, S U; Fung, C; Chang, A; Sartelet, K; Amann, M

MICS-Asia II: Model inter-comparison and evaluation of acid deposition Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 42 (15), pp. 3528-3542, 2008, (cited By 36).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: acid deposition; article; comparative study; correlation analysis; dry deposition; environmental monitoring; precipitation; priority journal; simulation; time series analysis, acid deposition; atmospheric modeling; comparative study; dry deposition; measurement method; nitrogen; parameterization; precipitation (climatology); sulfur; wet deposition, Acid deposition; Dry deposition; MICS-Asia II; Wet deposition, amide; ammonia; nitrate; nitrite; ozone; sulfate; sulfur dioxide, Asia; China; Eurasia; Far East; Japan; Korea; Philippines; South Korea; Southeast Asia; Thailand; Viet Nam, Atmospheric chemistry, Computer simulation; Deposition; Nitrates; Precipitation (chemical); Sulfur compounds

Carmichael, G R; Sakurai, T; Streets, D; Hozumi, Y; Ueda, H; Park, S U; Fung, C; Han, Z; Kajino, M; Engardt, M; Bennet, C; Hayami, H; Sartelet, K; Holloway, T; Wang, Z; Kannari, A; Fu, J; Matsuda, K; Thongboonchoo, N; Amann, M

MICS-Asia II: The model intercomparison study for Asia Phase II methodology and overview of findings Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 42 (15), pp. 3468-3490, 2008, (cited By 56).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: acid deposition; aerosol composition; air quality; atmospheric chemistry; atmospheric modeling; comparative study; emission; ozone; pollutant transport; pollution monitoring, acid deposition; aerosol; article; atmosphere; chemistry; comparative study; health program; meteorology; methodology; pollutant; priority journal; sensitivity analysis; simulation; time series analysis, Acid Deposition; Meteorological conditions; Secondary aerosols; Simulated chemistry, Air quality; Atmospheric aerosols; Boundary conditions; Data reduction; Environmental management; Mathematical models; Ozone, Asia; Eurasia; Far East, Atmospheric chemistry, ozone


Chinnam, N; Dey, S; Tripathi, S N; Sharma, M

Dust events in Kanpur, northern India: Chemical evidence for source and implications to radiative forcing Journal Article

Geophysical Research Letters, 33 (8), 2006, (cited By 82).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air mass trajectories; Anthropogenic pollution; Atmospheric forcing; Dust samples; Dust storms; Radiative forcing; Surface forcings, air mass; albedo; anthropogenic source; atmospheric pollution; chemical analysis; dust; heating; radiative forcing, Air pollution; Atmospheric aerosols; Atmospheric composition; Dust; Mathematical models, Asia; Eurasia; India; Kanpur; South Asia; Uttar Pradesh, Atmospheric chemistry


Gurjar, B R; Aardenne, Van J A; Lelieveld, J; Mohan, M

Emission estimates and trends (1990-2000) for megacity Delhi and implications Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 38 (33), pp. 5663-5681, 2004, (cited By 160).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: agriculture; air pollutant; air quality; article; atmosphere; calculation; chemistry; city; climate; electric power plant; India; motor vehicle; priority journal; qualitative analysis; solid waste management; suspended particulate matter, Air pollutants; Non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOC); Solid waste disposal; Total suspended particles (TSP), air quality; atmospheric chemistry; atmospheric pollution; emission inventory; industrial emission; sulfur dioxide; urban atmosphere, Air quality; Geothermal power plants; Particles (particulate matter); Particulate emissions; Toxic materials; Volatile organic compounds; Waste disposal, ammonia; carbon dioxide; carbon monoxide; methane; nitric oxide; nitrous oxide; sulfur dioxide; volatile organic compound, Asia; Delhi; Eurasia; India; South Asia, Atmospheric chemistry