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On Variation Of Levels Of Carcinogenic Organic Matter And Other Pollutants With Meteorological Elements In Ambient Air At Normal Human Inhaling Heights: Hazardous Effects Of Pollutants And Mitigative Measures Thereof

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR930331

Volume

1

Pages

10

Published

1993

Size

737 kb

Author(s)

K.V. Lokesh & G. Ranganna

Abstract

On variation of levels of carcinogenic organic matter and other pollutants with meteorological elements in ambient air at normal human inhaling heights: hazardous effects of pollutants and mitigative measures thereof K.V. Lokesh, G. Ranganna Department of Civil Engineering, Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore, 560 056, India ABSTRACT Pollutants in ambient air in two traffic infested roads of ' Bangalore city, South India, due to automobile emission containing SPM, Pb, B(a)P, SO 2 and NO are assessed. Their correlation with x meteorological elements is established. Measures to ease out traffic congestion are suggested. Mitigation of the hazardous effects of pollutants are discussed and suitable recommendations are made. INTRODUCTION The allround development, growth of population and industrialisation resulted in tremendous changes in the environ

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