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.

If you want to search the metadata of the papers,click here. Note that this is a repository of papers which we found interesting and we are sharing the title, abstract, and link to only those articles here.

Show all


Kedia, S; Kumar, R; Islam, S; Sathe, Y; Kaginalkar, A

Radiative impact of a heavy dust storm over India and surrounding oceanic regions Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 185 , pp. 109-120, 2018, (cited By 0).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; air temperature; atmospheric modeling; cooling; dust storm; experimental study; heating; marine environment; particulate matter; radiation budget; radiative forcing; shortwave radiation; solar radiation; temperature profile; top of atmosphere; westerly, Arabian Peninsula; India, Article; atmosphere; atmosphere cooling; atmosphere heating; dust storm; India; Middle East; particulate matter; priority journal; temperature; weather, Atmospheric aerosols; Atmospheric chemistry; Budget control; Storms; Weather forecasting, Atmospheric heating; Atmospheric temperature profiles; Dust aerosols; In-depth understanding; Radiative perturbation; Top of the atmospheres; Vertical distributions; Weather research and forecasting models, Dust


Kupiainen, K; Ritola, R; Stojiljkovic, A; Pirjola, L; Malinen, A; Niemi, J

Contribution of mineral dust sources to street side ambient and suspension PM10 samples Journal Article

Atmospheric Environment, 147 , pp. 178-189, 2016, (cited By 3).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Aggregates; Minerals; Pavements; Roads and streets; Traction control; Transportation, air quality; air sampling; ambient air; Article; autumn; mineral dust; particulate matter; priority journal; sand; spring; surface property; suspension; winter, ambient air; construction method; dust; emission; mineral; pavement; perception; roadside environment; salt; seasonal variation; suspended particulate matter, Dust, Exhaust particles; Mineral dust; Road dusts; Road wear; Street dust, Finland; Helsinki; Varsinais-Suomi, mineral; sodium chloride


Matawle, J L; Pervez, S; Dewangan, S; Shrivastava, A; Tiwari, S; Pant, P; Deb, M K; Pervez, Y

Characterization of PM2.5 source profiles for traffic and dust sources in Raipur, India Journal Article

Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 15 (7), pp. 2537-2548, 2015, (cited By 10).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol; atmospheric pollution; carbon; combustion; particulate matter; trace element; traffic emission, Aluminum; Cadmium compounds; Calcium; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Particles (particulate matter); Telecommunication traffic; Trace elements, Carbonaceous fractions; Carbonaceous species; Characterization studies; Combustion sources; PM2.5; Source markers; Source profiles; Vehicular emission, Dust, India; Madhya Pradesh; Raipur

Pant, P; Baker, S J; Shukla, A; Maikawa, C; Pollitt, Godri K J; Harrison, R M

The PM10 fraction of road dust in the UK and India: Characterization, source profiles and oxidative potential Journal Article

Science of the Total Environment, 530-531 , pp. 445-452, 2015, (cited By 21).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: air pollutant; dust; exhaust gas, Air Pollutants; Air Pollution; Automobiles; Dust; Environmental Monitoring; Great Britain; India; Oxidation-Reduction; Vehicle Emissions, Birmingham [Birmingham (DST)]; Birmingham [England]; Delhi; England; India; New Delhi; United Kingdom, Brakes; Roads and streets; Transportation, concentration (composition); dust; particulate matter; pollutant source; pollution exposure; road; traffic emission, Dust, Exhaust emission; Oxidative potential; Road dusts; Source apportionment; Source profiles


Gurugubelli, B; Pervez, S; Tiwari, S

Characterization and spatiotemporal variation of urban ambient dust fallout in central India Journal Article

Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 13 (1), pp. 83-96, 2013, (cited By 8).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air pollution measurements; Central India; Chemical characterization; Chemical constituents; Dust particle; Fine particulate matter; Longitudinal data; Source apportionment; Spatial variability; Spatio-temporal variation; Urban areas; Urban receptors; Urban zones, ambient air; atmospheric pollution; dust; fallout; spatiotemporal analysis; urban atmosphere, Dust, Fallout, India


Athanasopoulou, E; Tombrou, M; Russell, A G; Karanasiou, A; Eleftheriadis, K; Dandou, A

Implementation of road and soil dust emission parameterizations in the aerosol model CAMx: Applications over the greater Athens urban area affected by natural sources Journal Article

Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 115 (17), 2010, (cited By 25).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: aerosol composition; comparative study; dust; eolian deposit; human activity; parameterization; size distribution; soil emission; soil surface; urban area, Athens [Attica]; Attica; Greece, Atmospheric aerosols; Calcium; Geologic models; Magnesium; Nitric acid; Parameterization; Roads and streets; Sodium; Soils; Wind, Dust


Chelani, A B; Gajghate, D G; Devotta, S

Source apportionment of PM10 in Mumbai, India using CMB model Journal Article

Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 81 (2), pp. 190-195, 2008, (cited By 21).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: action planning; Business media; Chemical mass balance (CMB) model; Control sites; Mumbai, air analysis; air pollutant; air quality; article; chemical analysis; India; particle size; particulate matter, Air Pollutants, aluminum; cobalt; iron; magnesium; manganese; vanadium, Atomic; Vehicle Emissions, Computer networks; Soils, Dust, India; Particulate matter (PM); Residential areas; Soil dust; source apportionment; Springer (CO), Occupational; Air Pollution; Dust; Environmental Monitoring; India; Industry; Particulate Matter; Spectrophotometry


Tervahattu, H; Kupiainen, K J; Räisänen, M; Mäkelä, T; Hillamo, R

Generation of urban road dust from anti-skid and asphalt concrete aggregates Journal Article

Journal of Hazardous Materials, 132 (1 SPEC. ISS.), pp. 39-46, 2006, (cited By 36).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Air Pollutants; Air Pollution; Automobiles; Construction Materials; Dust; Environmental Monitoring; Hydrocarbons; Mechanics; Particle Size; Surface Properties, air pollution; article; dispersion; dust; particle size; urban area, Air pollution; Asphalt; Concretes; Dispersions; Dust; Energy dispersive spectroscopy; Particles (particulate matter); Particulate emissions; Scanning electron microscopy; Suspensions (fluids), Air pollution; Asphalt; Concretes; Dispersions; Energy dispersive spectroscopy; Particles (particulate matter); Particulate emissions; Scanning electron microscopy; Suspensions (fluids), aluminum silicate; asphalt; concrete; mineral, Anti-skid and asphalt concrete aggregates; EU limit value; Hazardous dust; Mineral particles; Paved roads; PM10; Road dust; SEM/EDX; Studded tires, asphalt; concentration (composition); concrete; dispersion; dust; emission; mineral; particulate matter, Dust