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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Panicker, A S; Aditi, R; Beig, G; Ali, K; Solmon, F

Radiative forcing of carbonaceous aerosols over two urban environments in northern India Journal Article

Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 18 (4), pp. 884-894, 2018, (cited By 0).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; concentration (composition); elemental carbon; organic carbon; radiative forcing; radiative transfer; top of atmosphere; urban ecosystem, Atmospheric absorption; Carbonaceous aerosol; Elemental carbon; Elemental carbon concentration; Radiative forcings; Radiative transfer model; Top of the atmospheres; Urban environments, Atmospheric radiation; Radiative transfer; Urban planning, India; India; Jabalpur; Madhya Pradesh; Rajasthan; Udaipur, Organic carbon


Dewangan, S; Pervez, S; Chakrabarty, R; Watson, J G; Chow, J C; Pervez, Y; Tiwari, S; Rai, J

Study of carbonaceous fractions associated with indoor PM2.5/PM10 during Asian cultural and ritual burning practices Journal Article

Building and Environment, 106 , pp. 229-236, 2016, (cited By 5).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; annual variation; burning; carbon; indoor air; particulate matter; seasonal variation, Aerosols; Housing, Asia, Carbonaceous aerosol; Cultural/ritual practices; Indoor PM<sub>2.5</sub>/PM<sub>10</sub>; Indoor/outdoor ratios; Secondary organic aerosols; Source contributions, Organic carbon

Sharma, S K; Mandal, T K; Jain, S; Saraswati, ; Sharma, A; Saxena, M

Source Apportionment of PM2.5 in Delhi, India Using PMF Model Journal Article

Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 97 (2), pp. 286-293, 2016, (cited By 22).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; air pollutant; analysis; chemical model; dust; environmental monitoring; exhaust gas; India; industry; particulate matter; season; soil, aerosol; air pollutant; carbon; dust; exhaust gas; particulate matter; soil, Aerosols; Air Pollutants; Carbon; Dust; Environmental Monitoring; India; Industry; Models, Chemical characterization; Chemical compositions; Elemental carbon; Fossil fuel combustion; Major and trace elements; Positive Matrix Factorization; Secondary aerosols; Source apportionment, Chemical; Particulate Matter; Seasons; Soil; Vehicle Emissions, Factorization; Fossil fuels; Fuels; Industrial emissions; Matrix algebra; Trace elements; Urban growth, Organic carbon


Pervez, S; Chakrabarty, R; Dewangan, S; Watson, J G; Chow, J C; Matawle, Lal J; Pervez, Y

Cultural and ritual burning emission factors and activity levels in india Journal Article

Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 15 (1), pp. 72-80, 2015, (cited By 6).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Agricultural wastes; Carbon; Incineration; Waste incineration, Asian Brown Haze; Combustion activity; Cultural and ritual performances; Emission factors; OC and EC fractions, atmospheric pollution; biomass burning; haze; organic carbon; particulate matter; pollutant transport; power plant; savanna, India, Organic carbon


Behera, S N; Sharma, M

Reconstructing primary and secondary components of PM2.5 composition for an Urban Atmosphere Journal Article

Aerosol Science and Technology, 44 (11), pp. 983-992, 2010, (cited By 41).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; airborne particle; article; chemical composition; particle size; particulate matter; priority journal; seasonal variation; summer; urban area; winter, aluminum; ammonia; arsenic; cadmium; calcium; chlorine; chromium; copper; iron; lead; magnesium; manganese; nickel; nitrate; potassium; selenium; silicon; sodium; sulfate; titanium; vanadium; zinc, Carbon content; Elemental carbon; Elemental contents; Inorganic components; Ionic species; Marine sources; Organic components; Organic mass; Particulate control; Precursor gas; Sampling site; Secondary aerosols; Secondary components; Urban atmospheres; Winter seasons, Chemical speciation; Chromium; Lead; Manganese; Sodium, Organic carbon