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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Lai, A M; Carter, E; Shan, M; Ni, K; Clark, S; Ezzati, M; Wiedinmyer, C; Yang, X; Baumgartner, J; Schauer, J J

Chemical composition and source apportionment of ambient, household, and personal exposures to PM2.5 in communities using biomass stoves in rural China Journal Article

Science of the Total Environment, 646 , pp. 309-319, 2019, (cited By 0).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aerosols; Air pollution; Biomass; Chemical analysis; Exposure controls; Fuels; Heating; Organic carbon; Particulate emissions; Rural areas; Thermal processing (foods), aluminum; arsenic; barium; black carbon; calcium; chloride; chromium; cobalt; copper; iron; lithium; magnesium; manganese; molybdenum; nickel; organic carbon; palladium; phosphorus; potassium; rubidium; selenium; silicon; sodium; strontium; sulfur; titanium; vanadium; yttrium; zinc, ambient air; biomass burning; black carbon; chemical composition; chemical mass balance; cooking appliance; particulate matter; pollution exposure; rural area; seasonal variation; source apportionment, Biomass-burning; Chemical mass balance; China; Particulate Matter; Solid fuels, China, Particles (particulate matter)


Kumar, P; Patton, A P; Durant, J L; Frey, H C

A review of factors impacting exposure to PM2.5, ultrafine particles and black carbon in Asian transport microenvironments Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 187 , pp. 301-316, 2018, (cited By 2).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air pollution; Carbon; Stochastic models; Stochastic systems, Asia; Europe; United States, Asian cities; Black carbon; Exposure; Microenvironments; PM2.5; Ultrafine particle, atmospheric pollution; black carbon; concentration (composition); health impact; mortality; particle size; particulate matter; pollution exposure; World Health Organization, black carbon; carbon monoxide; nitrogen dioxide; ozone; sulfur dioxide, Particles (particulate matter)

Paolella, D A; Tessum, C W; Adams, P J; Apte, J S; Chambliss, S; Hill, J; Muller, N Z; Marshall, J D

Effect of Model Spatial Resolution on Estimates of Fine Particulate Matter Exposure and Exposure Disparities in the United States Journal Article

Environmental Science and Technology Letters, 5 (7), pp. 436-441, 2018, (cited By 0).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air Pollution Modeling; Air quality modeling; Demographic groups; Fine particulate matter; Fine particulate matter (PM2.5); Reduced complexity; Spatial resolution; Variable resolution, Air quality; Image resolution; Statistical methods, Particles (particulate matter)

Police, S; Sahu, S K; Tiwari, M; Pandit, G G

Chemical composition and source apportionment of PM2.5 and PM2.5–10 in Trombay (Mumbai, India), a coastal industrial area Journal Article

Particuology, 37 , pp. 143-153, 2018, (cited By 0).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aluminum; Coal combustion; Coal industry; Combustion; Factorization; Matrix algebra; Metals; Pollution control; Silicon; Trace analysis; Trace elements, Black carbon; PM2.5; PM2.5-10; Positive Matrix Factorization; Trombay, Particles (particulate matter)

Mahapatra, P S; Sinha, P R; Boopathy, R; Das, T; Mohanty, S; Sahu, S C; Gurjar, B R

Seasonal progression of atmospheric particulate matter over an urban coastal region in peninsular India: Role of local meteorology and long-range transport Journal Article

Atmospheric Research, 199 , pp. 145-158, 2018, (cited By 1).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aerodynamics; Atmospheric movements; Atmospheric thermodynamics; Coastal engineering; Urban growth; Urban transportation; Wind, aerosol; air mass; coastal zone; concentration (composition); emission; long range transport; meteorology; particulate matter; seasonal variation; wind direction; wind velocity, Air mass; Local emissions; Long range transport; PM10; PM2.5; Wind directions; Wind speed, Bhubaneswar; India; Odisha, Particles (particulate matter)


Li, C; Martin, R V; Donkelaar, Van A; Boys, B L; Hammer, M S; Xu, J -W; Marais, E A; Reff, A; Strum, M; Ridley, D A; Crippa, M; Brauer, M; Zhang, Q

Trends in Chemical Composition of Global and Regional Population-Weighted Fine Particulate Matter Estimated for 25 Years Journal Article

Environmental Science and Technology, 51 (19), pp. 11185-11195, 2017, (cited By 4).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; air pollution; airborne particle; Article; chemical composition; Europe; human; North America; particle size; particulate matter; population; simulation; time series analysis; trend study; air pollutant; Asia; environmental monitoring; Far East, aerosol; ammonium; black carbon; chemical composition; concentration (composition); in situ measurement; nitrate; numerical model; particulate matter; pollutant transport; satellite data; trend analysis, Aerosols; Sulfur compounds, Air Pollutants; Asia; Environmental Monitoring; Europe; Far East; North America; Particulate Matter, black carbon; sulfate, Chemical compositions; Chemical transport models; Confidence interval; Fine particulate matter; Fine particulate matter (PM2.5); Global population; Satellite observations; Secondary inorganic aerosol, Far East; North America, Particles (particulate matter)

Gao, M; Saide, P E; Xin, J; Wang, Y; Liu, Z; Wang, Y; Wang, Z; Pagowski, M; Guttikunda, S K; Carmichael, G R

Estimates of Health Impacts and Radiative Forcing in Winter Haze in Eastern China through Constraints of Surface PM2.5 Predictions Journal Article

Environmental Science and Technology, 51 (4), pp. 2178-2185, 2017, (cited By 9).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; air pollutant; particulate matter, aerosol; air quality; atmosphere; China; correlation coefficient; death; error; forecasting; haze; prediction; radiative forcing; river; winter; air pollutant; China; environmental monitoring; particulate matter, aerosol; air quality; atmospheric pollution; concentration (composition); haze; particulate matter; radiative forcing; top of atmosphere, Aerosols; Air Pollutants; China; Environmental Monitoring; Particulate Matter, Aerosols; Air quality; Atmospheric radiation; Forecasting; Mean square error; Tectonics, Air quality forecasting; Anthropogenic aerosols; Correlation coefficient; Data assimilation systems; PM2.5 concentration; Root mean square errors; Statistical interpolation; Top of the atmospheres, China; Jingjinji; Yangtze River, Particles (particulate matter)

Etchie, T O; Sivanesan, S; Adewuyi, G O; Krishnamurthi, K; Rao, P S; Etchie, A T; Pillarisetti, A; Arora, N K; Smith, K R

The health burden and economic costs averted by ambient PM2.5 pollution reductions in Nagpur, India Journal Article

Environment International, 102 , pp. 145-156, 2017, (cited By 8).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air Pollutants; Air Pollution; Cardiovascular Diseases; Environment; Environmental Monitoring; India; Mortality, Air quality; Bioinformatics; Costs; Decision making; Digital storage; Hazards; Losses; Pulmonary diseases, Burden of disease assessment; Disability adjusted life years; Life table; Survival analysis; Urban, concentration (composition); disability; hazard assessment; health impact; health risk; life table; morbidity; mortality; particulate matter; pollution control, India; Maharashtra; Nagpur, Particles (particulate matter), politef, Premature; Particle Size; Particulate Matter; Quality-Adjusted Life Years; Respiratory Tract Diseases, rural and peri-urban

Kumar, P; Gulia, S; Harrison, R M; Khare, M

The influence of odd–even car trial on fine and coarse particles in Delhi Journal Article

Environmental Pollution, 225 , pp. 20-30, 2017, (cited By 6).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air cleaners; Air quality, air pollutant; exhaust gas; particulate matter, Air Pollutants; Air Pollution; Automobiles; Environmental Monitoring; India; Motor Vehicles; Particle Size; Particulate Matter; Seasons; Vehicle Emissions; Wind, atmospheric pollution; baseline conditions; concentration (composition); particulate matter; pollution exposure; traffic emission; wind direction, Base-line concentrations; Coarse particles; Heavy goods vehicles; Living lab; National standard; Pm concentrations; PM10 and PM2.5; Traffic emissions, Delhi; India, meteorology; summer; winter; air pollutant; air pollution; analysis; car; environmental monitoring; exhaust gas; India; motor vehicle; particle size; particulate matter; season; statistics and numerical data; wind, Particles (particulate matter)


Gummeneni, S; Yusup, Y B; Chavali, M; Samadi, S Z

Source apportionment of particulate matter in the ambient air of Hyderabad city, India Journal Article

Atmospheric Research, 101 (3), pp. 752-764, 2011, (cited By 43).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air pollution; Combustion; Dust, ambient air; burning; chemical mass balance; combustion; concentration (composition); dust; industrial emission; particle size; particulate matter; point source; refuse; size distribution, Ambient air; Chemical characterization; Chemical mass balance model; CMB; Critical traffic; Hyderabad; Mass concentration; Particulate Matter; PM10 and PM2.5; Source apportionment; Total mass; Urban particles, Andhra Pradesh; Hyderabad [Andhra Pradesh]; India, Particles (particulate matter)


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

MICS-Asia II: Model intercomparison and evaluation of particulate sulfate, nitrate and ammonium Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 42 (15), pp. 3510-3527, 2008, (cited By 24).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: acid deposition; advection-diffusion equation; ammonium; atmospheric chemistry; atmospheric modeling; atmospheric transport; comparative study; emission inventory; nitrate; particulate matter; sulfate, acid deposition; article; atmosphere; calculation; chemical composition; comparative study; concentration (parameters); Japan; measurement; particulate matter; priority journal, ammonia; nitrate; sulfate, Asia; Eurasia; Far East; Fukue Island; Japan; Kyushu; Nagasaki [Kyushu], Chemical transport models; Composition ratios; Emission inventory; Model intercomparison, Concentration (process); Mathematical models; Particulate emissions; Phase transitions; Transport properties, Particles (particulate matter)


Gupta, A K; Karar, K; Srivastava, A

Chemical mass balance source apportionment of PM10 and TSP in residential and industrial sites of an urban region of Kolkata, India Journal Article

Journal of Hazardous Materials, 142 (1-2), pp. 279-287, 2007, (cited By 88).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aeromagnetic survey; aerosol; chemical mass balance; dust; environmental monitoring; industrial emission; organic carbon; pollutant source; solid waste; suspended particulate matter; traffic emission; urban region, Aerosols; Air pollution; Air quality; Coal combustion; Concentration (process); Particles (particulate matter); Suspensions (fluids), Aerosols; Air pollution; Air quality; Coal combustion; Concentration (process); Suspensions (fluids), Air Pollutants; Chromatography, air quality; article; chemical analysis; chemical mass balance; combustion; diesel engine; dust; exhaust gas; India; industrial area; metal industry; particulate matter; residential home; soil pollution; suspended particulate matter; urban area; wood, Asia; Calcutta; Eurasia; India; South Asia; West Bengal, carbon; chloride; coal; metal; organic carbon; sulfate, Chemical mass balance; Receptor models; Source apportionment, Gas; Filtration; India; Industry; Particle Size; Reproducibility of Results; Vehicle Emissions, Particles (particulate matter)


Reddy, Shekar M; Venkataraman, C

Atmospheric optical and radiative effects of anthropogenic aerosol constituents from India Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 34 (26), pp. 4511-4523, 2000, (cited By 67).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol composition; anthropogenic source; atmospheric pollution; emission inventory; optical depth; radiative forcing, aerosol; air monitoring; air pollution control; article; atmospheric dispersion; combustion; fly ash; pollution transport; priority journal, Aerosols; Anthropometry; Biomass; Carbon black; Deposition; Fly ash; Fossil fuels; Radiation effects; Sulfur, Anthropogenic aerosols; Optical effects, India, Particles (particulate matter)