Antara Chakrabarti

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations

Ambient air quality monitoring stations measure real time and peak concentration levels of dangerous pollutants in air. Industrial and vehicular emissions along with other anthropogenic activities release air pollutants in the atmosphere across Indian cities. It is important to monitor them and keep them under control in order to prevent risk to human health and protect the survival of other living organisms. Number of AAQM station across India Centre of…

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Wind Rose: The Beginners guide

Wind Rose: The Beginners guide

Wind Rose is representation of data in such a way that it helps us to understand wind direction, speed and frequency in circular format. Wind energy is considered as a renewable source of energy which can be used to operate windmills and wind turbines at locations where the intensity and speed of wind energy is strong enough for them to function properly. Windmills are used at industry and household level…

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Soil Sediment Sampling

Soil Sediment Sampling

Soil sediment and Contamination Lynn Anders defined soil sediment sampling as a process which occurs as an outcome of soil movement, also called as erosion usually by means of water. Moving water from sources such as stream, river or rainfall runs off over the soil surface and washes debris along with soil, and the soil components that settle down constitute soil sediments. Soil Sediment and Contamination…

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Sewage Treatment Plant Process STP

Sewage Treatment Plant Process STP

Sewage treatment plant process includes sewage treatment on primary, Secondary or biological and tertiary treatment process to improve quality of wastewater for recycle. With increasing infrastructural development and water usage for various purposes such as domestic and commercial, there is generation of waste water. What is sewage? Sewage comprises waste water generated from households, hotels and may include industrial waste water. Sewer What type of waste…

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Air Quality in India (With Interesting Statistics)

Air Quality in India (With Interesting Statistics)

In recent Study, The popular website “theguardian” said that Delhi, Patna, Gwalior, Raipur, Lucknow are the most polluted cities in the world. Out of top 10 polluted cities 5 are having worse air quality in India, which is very shocking for Indian citizens. We know that air exists since our birth, that it has ample supply, and is also used by other living beings for breathing. Air is a mixture of…

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Was Delhi odd-even rule successful?

Was Delhi odd-even rule successful?

The increased levels of air pollution and smog in Delhi have gained a lot of attention recently since such a rise can be detrimental to public health. The concentration of particulate matter, which can cause respiratory disease and affect lung and heart, has increased sharply in Delhi. According to the WHO (World Health Organisation), the air quality in Delhi has deteriorated more than that in Beijing, China. This can be…

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