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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Cohen, A J; Brauer, M; Burnett, R; Anderson, H R; Frostad, J; Estep, K; Balakrishnan, K; Brunekreef, B; Dandona, L; Dandona, R; Feigin, V; Freedman, G; Hubbell, B; Jobling, A; Kan, H; Knibbs, L; Liu, Y; Martin, R; Morawska, L; C.A., III Pope; Shin, H; Straif, K; Shaddick, G; Thomas, M; van Dingenen, R; van Donkelaar, A; Vos, T; Murray, C J L; Forouzanfar, M H

Estimates and 25-year trends of the global burden of disease attributable to ambient air pollution: an analysis of data from the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2015 Journal Article

The Lancet, 389 (10082), pp. 1907-1918, 2017, (cited By 221).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: ozone

Sharma, S; Khare, M

Simulating ozone concentrations using precursor emission inventories in Delhi – National Capital Region of India Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 151 , pp. 117-132, 2017, (cited By 5).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Agricultural wastes; Agriculture; Air quality; Atmospheric thermodynamics; Exhaust gases; Nitrogen oxides, air quality; anthropogenic source; biomass burning; capital city; concentration (composition); emission inventory; model validation; ozone; photochemistry; pollution monitoring; rural area; solar radiation, carbon monoxide; fuel; nitrogen; ozone; solvent; volatile organic compound, Chemical activities; Diesel generator sets; Emission inventories; Evaporative emission; Ground level ozone concentration; Incomplete combustion; Monitoring stations; National capital regions, Delhi; India, ozone

Nopmongcol, U; Alvarez, Y; Jung, J; Grant, J; Kumar, N; Yarwood, G

Source contributions to United States ozone and particulate matter over five decades from 1970 to 2020 Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 167 , pp. 116-128, 2017, (cited By 0).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: adoption; air pollution control; air quality; Article; chemical bond; particulate matter; priority journal; seasonal variation; surface property; United States, Air pollution, Air quality trends; CAMx; Emission inventories; Emission trends; OSAT; Particulate Matter; Photochemical modeling; PM2.5; PSAT; Source apportionment, air quality; anthropogenic effect; atmospheric modeling; atmospheric pollution; emission control; ozone; particulate matter; photochemistry; pollutant transport; pollution control; source apportionment; trend analysis, Air quality; Mobile power plants; Nitrogen oxides; Ozone; Particles (particulate matter); Quality control; Quality management; Roads and streets, ozone, United States

Sharma, S; Sharma, P; Khare, M

Photo-chemical transport modelling of tropospheric ozone: A review Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 159 , pp. 34-54, 2017, (cited By 8).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: accuracy assessment; concentration (composition); global warming; literature review; ozone; performance assessment; photochemistry; pollutant transport; pollution monitoring; resolution; sensitivity analysis; troposphere; urban region; volatile organic compound, Agricultural productivity; Chemical transport; Chemical transport models; Ozone concentration; Performance; Performance evaluations; Predictive capabilities; Simulation and modelling, Chemical analysis; Global warming; Modal analysis; Nitrogen oxides; Optical resolving power; Productivity; Sensitivity analysis, nitrogen oxide; ozone, ozone


Nopmongcol, U; Jung, J; Kumar, N; Yarwood, G

Changes in US background ozone due to global anthropogenic emissions from 1970 to 2020 Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 140 , pp. 446-455, 2016, (cited By 5).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air quality standards, air quality; ambient air; anthropogenic source; atmospheric pollution; emission; meteorology; ozone; photochemistry, air quality; Article; boundary layer; Canada; environmental aspects and related phenomena; global anthropogenic emission; Mexico; priority journal; seashore; spring; summer, Air quality; Climate change; Ozone; Quality management, Anthropogenic emissions; Background ozones; Management strategies; Meteorological variation; National ambient air quality standards; Ozone standards; Photochemical modeling; Population exposure, Asia; Mexico [North America]; Pacific Coast [North America]; Pacific Coast [United States]; United States, ozone

Sharma, S; Chatani, S; Mahtta, R; Goel, A; Kumar, A

Sensitivity analysis of ground level ozone in India using WRF-CMAQ models Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 131 , pp. 29-40, 2016, (cited By 15).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air pollution, air pollution; air quality; Article; combustion; electric power plant; ground level ozone; India; pollutant; precursor; priority journal; sensitivity analysis, atmospheric pollution; chemical pollutant; concentration (composition); data set; emission inventory; environmental monitoring; formation mechanism; nitrogen oxides; ozone; sensitivity analysis; spatial analysis; volatile organic compound, Different precursors; Emission inventories; India; Meteorological fields; Residential sectors; Sensitive conditions; Sensitivity; WRF-CMAQ, India, Nitrogen oxides; Ozone; Pollution; Sensitivity analysis, ozone


Jena, C; Ghude, S D; Beig, G; Chate, D M; Kumar, R; Pfister, G G; Lal, D M; Surendran, D E; Fadnavis, S; van der A, R J

Inter-comparison of different NO<inf>X</inf> emission inventories and associated variation in simulated surface ozone in Indian region Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 117 , pp. 61-73, 2015, (cited By 12).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air quality; anthropogenic source; atmospheric modeling; comparative study; database; emission inventory; mixing ratio; nitrous oxide; ozone; pollution monitoring; rural area; satellite data; satellite imagery; troposphere, Air quality; Ozone; Troposphere; Ultraviolet spectrometers, Atmospheric research; Emission inventories; National emission inventories; Regional chemical transport model; Satellite observations; South Asia; Tropospheric columns; WRF-Chem, India, Molecules, ozone


Heo, G; McDonald-Buller, E; Carter, W P L; Yarwood, G; Whitten, G Z; Allen, D T

Modeling ozone formation from alkene reactions using the Carbon Bond chemical mechanism Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 59 , pp. 141-150, 2012, (cited By 4).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution; air quality; article; atmosphere; chemical reaction; environmental monitoring; photochemistry; priority journal; reaction analysis, Alkene reactions; Carbon bond; CB05; Chemical mechanism; Experimental data; Lumped models; Ozone formation; Typical urban, alkene; carbon; chemical method; nitrogen oxides; oxidation; ozone; propane; toluene; urban area; urban climate; volatile organic compound, alkene; carbon; isobutylene; nitrogen oxide; oxidizing agent; ozone; propylene; volatile organic compound, Butenes; Chemical compounds; Environmental chambers; Experiments; Hydrocarbons; Nitrogen oxides; Olefins; Propylene; Toluene, ozone

Emery, C; Jung, J; Downey, N; Johnson, J; Jimenez, M; Yarwood, G; Morris, R

Regional and global modeling estimates of policy relevant background ozone over the United States Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 47 , pp. 206-217, 2012, (cited By 56).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: anthropogenic source; boundary condition; climate modeling; concentration (composition); environmental assessment; environmental protection; EOS; health risk; nitrogen oxides; ozone; photochemistry; regional climate; risk assessment; stratosphere; temporal variation; wildfire, article; clinical assessment; concentration (parameters); fire; government; health hazard; lightning; policy relevant background; priority journal; stratosphere; United States, Environmental Protection Agency; Estimation; Health risks; Regulatory compliance; Risk assessment; Uncertainty analysis, ozone, United States

Brauer, M; Amann, M; Burnett, R T; Cohen, A; Dentener, F; Ezzati, M; Henderson, S B; Krzyzanowski, M; Martin, R V; Dingenen, Van R; Donkelaar, Van A; Thurston, G D

Exposure assessment for estimation of the global burden of disease attributable to outdoor air pollution Journal Article

Environmental Science and Technology, 46 (2), pp. 652-660, 2012, (cited By 280).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution; article; Asia; clinical assessment; concentration (parameters); exposure; population; seasonal variation; Western Hemisphere; world health organization, Air Pollution; Environmental Exposure; Environmental Health; Environmental Monitoring; Models, Air quality; Atmospheric movements; Health; Image resolution; Ozone; Pollution; Remote sensing; Surface measurement, Asia; Europe; Latin America; North America, assessment method; atmospheric pollution; concentration (composition); disease prevalence; estimation method; health impact; health risk; measurement method; numerical model; ozone; pollution exposure; population distribution; spatial resolution; World Health Organization, Estimation, ozone, Theoretical; Particulate Matter; Risk Factors; Time Factors; World Health

Fann, N; Lamson, A D; Anenberg, S C; Wesson, K; Risley, D; Hubbell, B J

Estimating the National Public Health Burden Associated with Exposure to Ambient PM 2.5 and Ozone Journal Article

Risk Analysis, 32 (1), pp. 81-95, 2012, (cited By 225).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollutant; air pollution; article; computer simulation; human; mortality; particulate matter; public health; risk; theoretical model; United States, Air Pollutants; Air Pollution; Computer Simulation; Humans; Models, Air pollution; Air quality; Estimation; Health; Ozone; Pollution; Risk perception, air quality; atmospheric modeling; cancer; concentration (composition); data set; demography; estimation method; health risk; mortality; ozone; particulate matter; public health; resolution; spatial analysis, California; Los Angeles [California]; United States, Health risks, ozone, Theoretical; Mortality; Ozone; Particulate Matter; Public Health; Risk; United States


Anenberg, S C; Horowitz, L W; Tong, D Q; West, J J

An estimate of the global burden of anthropogenic ozone and fine particulate matter on premature human mortality using atmospheric modeling Journal Article

Environmental Health Perspectives, 118 (9), pp. 1189-1195, 2010, (cited By 265).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution; article; cancer mortality; chemical model; concentration (parameters); controlled study; environmental exposure; health hazard; heart disease; human; lung cancer; lung disease; mortality; priority journal; rural area; rural population; simulation; suspended particulate matter, Cardiovascular Diseases; Environmental Monitoring; Humans; Lung Diseases; Lung Neoplasms; Models, ozone, Theoretical; Ozone; Particulate Matter; Respiratory Tract Diseases


Tang, Y; Lee, P; Tsidulko, M; Huang, H -C; McQueen, J T; DiMego, G J; Emmons, L K; Pierce, R B; Thompson, A M; Lin, H -M; Kang, D; Tong, D; Yu, S; Mathur, R; Pleim, J E; Otte, T L; Pouliot, G; Young, J O; Schere, K L; Davidson, P M; Stajner, I

The impact of chemical lateral boundary conditions on CMAQ predictions of tropospheric ozone over the continental United States Journal Article

Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 9 (1), pp. 43-58, 2009, (cited By 38).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air quality model; AIRNOW; Chemical transport model; CMAQ; Ozone prediction; Ozonesonde, air quality; atmospheric chemistry; atmospheric transport; boundary condition; conference proceeding; forecasting method; ozone; ozonesonde; prediction; sensitivity analysis; troposphere, Air quality; Atmospherics; Boundary conditions; Environmental Protection Agency; Landforms; Meteorological instruments; Troposphere; Weather forecasting, North America; United States, ozone


Ghude, S D; Jain, S L; Arya, B C; Beig, G; Ahammed, Y N; Kumar, A; Tyagi, B

Ozone in ambient air at a tropical megacity, Delhi: Characteristics, trends and cumulative ozone exposure indices Journal Article

Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, 60 (3), pp. 237-252, 2008, (cited By 51).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution; air quality; ambient air; article; concentration (parameters); cotton; environmental exposure; forest; India; maximum allowable concentration; nonhuman; rice; soybean; time; tropic climate; urban area; vegetation; wheat; winter, air quality; ambient air; atmospheric pollution; catch crop; diurnal variation; health impact; megacity; monsoon; ozone; pollution exposure; threshold; yield response, Delhi; India, Glycine max; Gossypium hirsutum; Triticum aestivum, ozone

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

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

MICS-Asia II: Model intercomparison and evaluation of ozone and relevant species Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 42 (15), pp. 3491-3509, 2008, (cited By 33).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: accuracy; altitude; article; comparative study; concentration (parameters); correlation analysis; plume; priority journal; simulation; statistical analysis; troposphere, Asia; China; Eurasia; Far East; Southeast Asia, Atmospheric chemistry; Correlation methods; Database systems; Mathematical models; Statistical tests; Troposphere, atmospheric modeling; atmospheric plume; concentration (composition); emission; estimation method; nitrogen oxides; ozone; performance assessment; seasonality; statistical analysis; transport process; troposphere, Chemical transport models; Lower troposphere; Model intercomparison; Model simulation, nitrate; nitric oxide; nitrite; ozone; sulfur dioxide, ozone

Holloway, T; Sakurai, T; Han, Z; Ehlers, S; Spak, S N; Horowitz, L W; Carmichael, G R; Streets, D G; Hozumi, Y; Ueda, H; Park, S U; Fung, C; Kajino, M; Thongboonchoo, N; Engardt, M; Bennet, C; Hayami, H; Sartelet, K; Wang, Z; Matsuda, K; Amann, M

MICS-Asia II: Impact of global emissions on regional air quality in Asia Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 42 (15), pp. 3543-3561, 2008, (cited By 25).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: acid deposition; air pollutant; air pollution; air quality; article; Asia; autumn; comparative study; concentration (parameters); geography; priority journal; seasonal variation; spring; winter, air quality; atmospheric chemistry; atmospheric modeling; atmospheric pollution; comparative study; concentration (composition); emission; geographical variation; pollutant source; pollutant transport; pollution monitoring; quantitative analysis; seasonality, Air quality; Atmospheric chemistry; Boundary conditions; Carbon monoxide; Mathematical models; Organic pollutants; Ozone; Pollution control, Asia; Eurasia, Environmental impact, Hemispheric transport; Regional models; Spatial variability; Surface concentrations, ozone


Yamaji, K; Ohara, T; Uno, I; Tanimoto, H; Kurokawa, J -I; Akimoto, H

Analysis of the seasonal variation of ozone in the boundary layer in East Asia using the Community Multi-scale Air Quality model: What controls surface ozone levels over Japan? Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 40 (10), pp. 1856-1868, 2006, (cited By 93).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air monitoring; air quality standard; article; autumn; exhaust gas; meteorology; ozone layer; particulate matter; priority journal; reproducibility; seasonal variation; simulation; spring; summer, air quality; atmospheric pollution; boundary layer; model; ozone; seasonal variation, Air quality; Boundary layers; Computer simulation; Meteorology; Oxygen, Asia; Eurasia; Far East; Japan, Chemical transport model; East Asia; Regional emissions; Seasonal variation, ozone, Ozone layer


Saraf, N; Beig, G

Long-term trends in tropospheric ozone over the Indian tropical region Journal Article

Geophysical Research Letters, 31 (5), pp. L05101 1-5, 2004, (cited By 28).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air pollution; Mathematical models; Regression analysis; Satellite observatories; Tropics; Troposphere, Asia; Eurasia; India; South Asia, Nimbus-7; statistical analysis; TOMS; total ozone; troposphere; vertical profile, ozone, Ozonesonde vertical profiles; Total ozone mapping spectrometer (TOMS); Tropospheric column ozone (TCO)


Chang, S; McDonald-Buller, E; Kimura, Y; Yarwood, G; Neece, J; Russell, M; Tanaka, P; Allen, D

Sensitivity of urban ozone formation to chlorine emission estimates Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 36 (32), pp. 4991-5003, 2002, (cited By 44).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: 1 chloro 3 methyl 3 buten 2 one; chlorine; ketone derivative; ozone; tap water; unclassified drug, aerosol; article; atmosphere; chlorination; cooling tower; environmental monitoring; model; photochemistry; priority journal; swimming pool; United States; urban area; waste water management, Aerosols; Chlorine; Cooling towers; Gas emissions; Oxidation; Swimming pools; Troposphere; Volatile organic compounds; Wastewater treatment, air quality; chlorine; ozone; photochemistry; urban atmosphere, ozone, Precursors, United States


Pochanart, P; Kreasuwun, J; Sukasem, P; Geeratithadaniyom, W; Tabucanon, M S; Hirokawa, J; Kajii, Y; Akimoto, H

Tropical tropospheric ozone observed in Thailand Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 35 (15), pp. 2657-2668, 2001, (cited By 49).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollution; article; atmospheric transport; climate; environmental monitoring; humidity; Indian Ocean; priority journal; seasonal variation; Thailand; troposphere; urban area, Biomass; Mixing; Ozone; Trajectories, dry season; mixing ratio; ozone; seasonal variation; tropical environment; troposphere; wet season, ozone, Seasonal variations, Thailand, Troposphere