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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Coffey, E R; Muvandimwe, D; Hagar, Y; Wiedinmyer, C; Kanyomse, E; Piedrahita, R; Dickinson, K L; Oduro, A; Hannigan, M P

New Emission Factors and Efficiencies from in-Field Measurements of Traditional and Improved Cookstoves and Their Potential Implications Journal Article

Environmental Science and Technology, 51 (21), pp. 12508-12517, 2017, (cited By 1).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air Pollutants; Air Pollution, air pollution; air quality; Article; combustion; cooking; environment; food; Ghana; heat transfer; meal; moisture; particulate matter; wood; air pollutant; household; indoor air pollution, Air quality impacts; Biomass fuels; Cooking technology; Emission factors; Environmental concerns; Mixed-effect models; Particulate Matter; Thermal efficiency, air quality; biomass burning; carbon dioxide; carbon monoxide; cooking appliance; domestic waste; efficiency measurement; emission; factor analysis; health impact; in situ measurement; particulate matter, Air quality; Carbon dioxide; Carbon monoxide; Charcoal; Fuels; Heating; Organic carbon, carbon dioxide; carbon monoxide; charcoal; fuel; organic carbon, Ghana, Indoor; Cooking; Ghana; Household Articles; Particulate Matter; Wood, Stoves

Reece, S M; Sinha, A; Grieshop, A P

Primary and Photochemically Aged Aerosol Emissions from Biomass Cookstoves: Chemical and Physical Characterization Journal Article

Environmental Science and Technology, 51 (16), pp. 9379-9390, 2017, (cited By 5).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol formation; aging; biomass; biomass burning; chemical analysis; combustion; cooking appliance; deciduous tree; developing world; emission inventory; laboratory method; oxygenation; photochemistry; photooxidation; physical analysis, Aerosols; Air Pollutants; Biomass; Cooking; Fires; Particulate Matter, Aerosols; Air quality; Atmospheric chemistry; Combustion; Developing countries; Efficiency; Oxidation; Rockets, Air quality impacts; Combustion efficiencies; Enhancement factor; Laboratory experiments; Oxygenated species; Particulate matter emissions; Physical characterization; Secondary organic aerosols, Quercus rubra, Stoves

Piedrahita, R; Kanyomse, E; Coffey, E; Xie, M; Hagar, Y; Alirigia, R; Agyei, F; Wiedinmyer, C; Dickinson, K L; Oduro, A; Hannigan, M

Exposures to and origins of carbonaceous PM2.5 in a cookstove intervention in Northern Ghana Journal Article

Science of the Total Environment, 576 , pp. 178-192, 2017, (cited By 3).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air Pollutants; Air Pollution; Cooking; Environmental Monitoring; Ghana; Humans; Particulate Matter, Air quality; Carbon; Organic carbon; Rockets, Combustion sources; Cooking technology; Elemental and organic carbons; Intervention studies; Mixed effects models; Personal exposures; Polyaromatic hydrocarbons; Source apportionment, combustion; cooking appliance; elemental carbon; organic carbon; particulate matter; pollution exposure; source apportionment, Ghana; Navrongo; Upper East Region, guaiacol; organic carbon; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, Stoves


Piedrahita, R; Dickinson, K L; Kanyomse, E; Coffey, E; Alirigia, R; Hagar, Y; Rivera, I; Oduro, A; Dukic, V; Wiedinmyer, C; Hannigan, M

Assessment of cookstove stacking in Northern Ghana using surveys and stove use monitors Journal Article

Energy for Sustainable Development, 34 , pp. 67-76, 2016, (cited By 14).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Biomass-burning; Cooking technology; Cookstove stacking; Environmental benefits; Environmental concerns; Improved stoves; Intervention studies; Usage patterns, cooking appliance; monitoring; survey; sustainable development; technology adoption, Energy utilization; Environmental technology; Rockets; Surveys, Ghana, Stoves


Grieshop, A P; Marshall, J D; Kandlikar, M

Health and climate benefits of cookstove replacement options Journal Article

Energy Policy, 39 (12), pp. 7530-7542, 2011, (cited By 88).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air quality; Biomass; Carbon monoxide; Clean rooms; Combustion; Developing countries; Health; Hydrocarbons; Indoor air pollution; Particulate emissions; Pollution, alternative energy; biomass; climate effect; combustion; cooking appliance; developing world; emission inventory; health impact; indoor air; renewable resource; sustainability; ventilation, Biomass stove; Black carbon; Carbon trading; Climate impacts; Combustion performance; Fuel properties; Gaseous hydrocarbon; Household energy; Indoor air quality; Intake fraction; Integrated assessment; Orders of magnitude, Stoves


Venkataraman, C; Joshi, P; Sethi, V; Kohli, S; Ravi, M R

Aerosol and Carbon Monoxide Emissions from Low-Temperature Combustion in A Sawdust Packed-Bed Stove Journal Article

Aerosol Science and Technology, 38 (1), pp. 50-61, 2004, (cited By 24).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aerodynamics; Aerosols; Biomass; Carbon monoxide; Combustion; Gas emissions; Low temperature operations; Optimization; Packed beds; Sawdust, aerosol; airflow; article; biomass; combustion; cooking; low temperature; particle size; particulate matter; pollution transport; priority journal; sawdust, carbon monoxide, carbon; carbon dioxide; carbon monoxide; fuel, Pseudomonas phage gh-1, Stoves, Woodstoves


Joshi, V; Venkataraman, C; Ahuja, D R

Emissions from burning biofuels in metal cookstoves Journal Article

Environmental Management, 13 (6), pp. 763-772, 1989, (cited By 46).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Agricultural Wastes–Waste Utilization; Air Pollution–Particulate Emissions; Carbon Monoxide; Fuels–Combustion, air pollution; article; biomass; burn; cooking; developing country; economic aspect; emission; methodology; nonhuman; waste; wood, air pollution; biofuel; health; stove design, Biofuels; Crop Residues; Dungcakes; Emissions; Metal Cookstoves, Brassica, Stoves