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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Robinson, E S; Gu, P; Ye, Q; Li, H Z; Shah, R U; Apte, J S; Robinson, A L; Presto, A A

Restaurant Impacts on Outdoor Air Quality: Elevated Organic Aerosol Mass from Restaurant Cooking with Neighborhood-Scale Plume Extents Journal Article

Environmental Science and Technology, 52 (16), pp. 9285-9294, 2018, (cited By 0).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aerosol mass spectrometers; Fine particulate matter (PM2.5); Large population; Organic aerosol; Outdoor air qualities; Spatial variability; Urban background; Urban environments, Aerosols, Air quality; Particles (particulate matter)


Kumar, S; Dey, S; Srivastava, A

Quantifying enhancement in aerosol radiative forcing during ‘extreme aerosol days’ in summer at Delhi National Capital Region, India Journal Article

Science of the Total Environment, 550 , pp. 994-1000, 2016, (cited By 2).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aerosol characteristics; Aerosol direct radiative forcing; Aerosol events; Aerosol radiative forcing; Atmospheric heating rate; Delhi NCR; National capital regions; Single scattering albedo, aerosol; aerosol direct radiative forcing; Article; atmosphere; chemical composition; concentration (parameters); environmental parameters; heating; India; optical depth; particle size; priority journal; quantitative analysis; simulation, aerosol; black carbon; concentration (composition); dust; optical depth; radiative forcing; summer, Aerosols, Atmospheric aerosols; Atmospheric radiation; Carbon; Dust, Delhi; India


Chatani, S; Matsunaga, S N; Nakatsuka, S

Estimate of biogenic VOC emissions in Japan and their effects on photochemical formation of ambient ozone and secondary organic aerosol Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 120 , pp. 38-50, 2015, (cited By 7).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; air quality; Article; data base; Japan; Japanese cedar; photochemistry; priority journal; secondary organic aerosol; simulation; vegetation, aerosol; air quality; biogenic emission; coniferous tree; emission inventory; metropolitan area; ozone; photochemistry; troposphere; volatile organic compound, Aerosols, Aerosols; Air Quality; Data Bases; Japan; Ozone; Particulate Emissions; Photochemistry; Voc, Air quality simulation; Biogenic volatile organic compounds; Emission inventories; Secondary organic aerosols; Tropospheric ozone, Air quality; Forestry; Isoprene; Monoterpenes; Ozone; Photochemical forming; Trees (mathematics); Vegetation; Volatile organic compounds, biogenic volatile organic compound; chemical compound; hydrocarbon; isoprene; ozone; sesquiterpene; terpene; unclassified drug; volatile organic compound, Coniferales; Cryptomeria japonica, Honshu; Japan; Kanto; Tokyo [Kanto]

Park, S -U

Spatial distributions of aerosol loadings and depositions in East Asia during the year 2010 Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 107 , pp. 244-254, 2015, (cited By 2).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aerosol concentration; Aerosol deposition; Aerosol modeling; Anthropogenic aerosols; Asian dust aerosol; Community multi-scale air qualities, aerosol; air pollutant; Article; Asia; atmospheric deposition; China; controlled study; dust; geographic distribution; India; Japan; Mongolia; particulate matter; priority journal; simulation; South Korea, aerosol; air quality; anthropogenic source; atmospheric modeling; atmospheric pollution; dry deposition; dust; error analysis; spatial distribution; wet deposition, Aerosols, Air quality; Deposition; Dust; Geographical distribution; Mean square error, East China Sea; Far East; India; Pacific Ocean; Pacific Ocean (Northwest); Yellow Sea


Pandey, A; Sadavarte, P; Rao, A B; Venkataraman, C

Trends in multi-pollutant emissions from a technology-linked inventory for India: II. Residential, agricultural and informal industry sectors Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 99 , pp. 341-352, 2014, (cited By 24).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aerosols, Agricultural burning; Industry sectors; Ozone precursors; Residential sectors, agricultural land; agricultural procedures; Article; atmospheric dispersion; biomass; combustion; cooking; exhaust gas; greenhouse gas; India; industry; particulate matter; residential area; trend study, biomass; estimation method; human activity; pollutant source; pollution incidence; pollution monitoring, coal; kerosene; ozone, Greenhouse gases, India


Moosmüller, H; Chakrabarty, R K; Arnott, W P

Review of aerosol light absorption measurement Conference

2012, (cited By 0).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aerosol light absorption; Ambient aerosols; Extinction measurements; Filter-based technique; Laboratory and field studies; Low concentrations; Photoacoustic instruments; Photoacoustic techniques, Aerosols, Air pollution; Atmospheric optics; Light absorption; Scattering; Visibility


Reddy, M S; Venkataraman, C

Inventory of aerosol and sulphur dioxide emissions from India: I – Fossil fuel combustion Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 36 (4), pp. 677-697, 2002, (cited By 228).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; air pollution control; article; city; climate; combustion; data base; electric power plant; energy consumption; fly ash; gas waste; India; Indian Ocean; industry; inventory control; priority journal; traffic and transport, aerosol; emission inventory; fly ash; fossil fuel; sulfur dioxide, Aerosols, carbon; cement; coal; diesel fuel; domestic chemical; fertilizer; fossil fuel; industrial chemical; iron; lignite; natural gas; organic matter; petroleum; steel; sulfur dioxide, Coal; Combustion; Crude petroleum; Database systems; Extrapolation; Fossil fuels; Natural gas; Power plants; Sulfur dioxide, Emissions, Fraxinus, India

Reddy, M S; Venkataraman, C

Inventory of aerosol and sulphur dioxide emissions from India. Part II – Biomass combustion Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 36 (4), pp. 699-712, 2002, (cited By 206).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; article; biomass; combustion; cooking; energy consumption; fire; gas waste; India; inventory control; measurement; particulate matter; priority journal, aerosol; biomass burning; black carbon; emission inventory; organic matter; sulfur dioxide, Aerosols, biofuel; organic matter; sulfur dioxide, Biofuels, Biomass; Carbon black; Combustion; Cultivation; Stoves; Sulfur dioxide, India

Venkataraman, C; Reddy, C K; Josson, S; Reddy, M S

Aerosol size and chemical characteristics at Mumbai, India, during the INDOEX-IFP (1999) Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 36 (12), pp. 1979-1991, 2002, (cited By 139).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; air monitoring; air sampling; article; biomass distribution; concentration (parameters); correlation analysis; India; particulate matter; priority journal; seasonal variation, aerosol; black carbon; ionic composition; radiative forcing; size, Aerosols, Biomass; Calcium; Carbon black; Clouds; Soils, calcium; calcium ion; carbon; chloride; nitrate; potassium ion; sodium ion, India, Radiative effects


Venkataraman, C; Rao, G U M

Emission factors of carbon monoxide and size-resolved aerosols from biofuel combustion Journal Article

Environmental Science and Technology, 35 (10), pp. 2100-2107, 2001, (cited By 120).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; air pollution; air pollution indicator; article; combustion; cooking; dry deposition; exhaust gas; heat transfer; heating; India; lung; risk assessment, aerosol; atmospheric pollution; carbon monoxide; combustion; emission, Aerosols, Aerosols; Air Movements; Air Pollutants; Carbon Monoxide; Coal; Cookery; Environmental Monitoring; Humans; Incineration; Manure; Particle Size; Public Health; Wood, biofuel; carbon monoxide; diesel fuel; fossil fuel; fuel; unclassified drug, Biofuels, Biogas; Carbon monoxide; Combustion; Heat transfer; Particulate emissions