air quality testing

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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6 Ways to Go Green at office (No. 4 is very impressive)

6 Ways to Go Green at office (No. 4 is very impressive)

Going green is becoming a new way of life in start-ups. After Prime Minister Modi’s announcement that government will wave off the taxes for first three years of startups, many entrepreneurs are now thinking of starting their business which eventually demands for new infrastructure for many corporate offices. Hence, it is necessory to create awareness on ways to Go Green at office. It is necessity to go for green offices…

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Ambient Air Quality monitoring guidelines

Ambient Air Quality monitoring guidelines

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring is an important part of Environmental Monitoring. Before commencing Ambient Air Quality monitoring there are certain guidelines which needs to be followed. Ambient Air Quality monitoring guidelines minimize the risk of getting wrong data due to improper methods. Read more About Environmental Monitoring Guidelines before Ambient Air Quality monitoring Background information needs to be collected consists of details of below mentioned details: Sources and emissions It…

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How to Reduce Particulate Matter?

How to Reduce Particulate Matter?

We can reduce particulate matter by reducing usage of particulate mater forming appliances, Avoid burning, quit indoor smoking, walk instead of vehicle, using solar energy, regular maintaining vehicle etc. Particulate matter is one of the most important and dangerous air pollutant present in the air along with harmful gases, chemicals, smoke particles, etc. Air quality is determined by studying air pollutants present in air which is called as Air Quality…

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Ambient Air Sampling Methods

Ambient Air Sampling Methods

Pollutants are nothing but any substance that may present in an atmosphere in such a concentration that it may harmful to surrounding, living organism or human being. Sampling and analysis of air pollutants is known as Air quality monitoring and it is major part of environmental monitoring. There are many advanced types of ambient air Sampling methods. we will learn here only which are most commonly used. Data obtained by is…

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Sources of Air Pollutants

Sources of Air Pollutants

Measurement of air pollutants is major step towards controlling them. Sources of Air pollutants can be natural or may be the results of activities of human like vehicles etc. Also air pollutants can be categorised as primary of secondary pollutants. In based on sources of air pollutants they can be differentiated like stationary or mobile sources. Government has notified to all industries their emission limits and every manufacturing industry has to…

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Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index

Air Quality index (AQI) is method of making easy to understand comparison of  Air quality numbers for different regions. Today Environmental pollution has become serious issue. Similarly it has also become need to spread the awareness about pollution by publishing pollutants present in environment for particular cities. But normally air pollution is defined in numbers of pollutants present in air with their quantities or concentrations. This should be done in…

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Ambient Air Quality Standards

Ambient Air Quality Standards

Ambient air quality standards are the legal limits of air pollutants during given period of time defined by authority. They are allowable level of pollutants in environment to the population or ecological system. National Ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ambient air quality monitoring (NAAQM) established by Central pollution Control Board (CPCB) of India in November 2009 for the ambient air quality of entire country. Addition to this CPCB has notified…

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