Com 3rd sem question papers, guwahati university 2015 environmental studies full marks. Air pollution emerging as serious concern staff reporter guwahati, july 22 growing air pollution has emerged as a serious concern in the city, with vehicular emission and dust contributing a major share of the deteriorating air quality. A very short course on the analysis of air quality data. The state pollution board is yet to install the meters in. Air pollution emerging as serious concern the assam tribune. Rahman department of geography, jamia millia islamia, jamia nagar, new delhi110 025, india abstract the environmental concern for air pollution has largely been focused on the question of pollution outdoors. Result of surveys about air pollution, water pollution, greens and parks satisfaction, light and noise pollution, etc. Air quality index air quality index health effects statement good air pollution poses little or no risk. An experimental study of noise pollution in gauhati university campus, guwahati, assam, india bhabananda phukan, kalyan kalita 1779 international journal of environmental sciences volume 3 no. Air pollution is a major global public health risk in cities across the world. Anderson economic analysis division, pm220 office of policy analysis u.
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Environmental earth science and natural hazards management. Pollution control is a recent environmental concern. Guwahati amongst most polluted cities in the world assam. Louis, launched the aerosol and air quality research facility to. A recent study by experts from university of massachusetts, iitbombay and desert research institute in the us points out that the amount of air pollution exposure data available in india is. Guwahati ranks high in the pollution charts of the country competing with metros like delhi and calcutta. Ambient air quality data in guwahati city under namp. Founded in the year 1948 under the gauhati university act, 1947 passed by the state legislature of assam, gauhati university gu is the oldest and largest university in northeast india. Guwahati head office, bamunimaidam 212 4 14 8 boragaon, iasst, kamrup 201 4 16 8 guwahati university, kamrup 218 3 31 8 iti building, gopinath nagar 220 4 15 8 khanapara, central dairy, kamrup 220 4 20 8. Guwahati has one of the highest bc pollution levels in the world which is. Unhealthy for sensitive groups increasing likelihood of respiratory symptoms in sensitive individuals, aggravation of heart or lung disease and premature mortality.
Oct 29, 2015 a new study air pollution challenges for developing megacities like delhi published today in atmospheric environment has described how delhi suffers a toxic blend of geography, growth, poor. The city of guwahati is said to be the legendary pragjyotispur, the city of eastern light. The other reason which is affecting guwahati is unplanned and open burning of solid waste disposal right in the city itself. It takes into account five major air pollutants like particulate matterboth pm1. Gis based assessment of noise pollution in guwahati city of assam, india wazir alam 745 international journal of environmental sciences volume 2 no. New study uncovers the underlying causes of delhis air. Morbidity, air pollution and health statistics bart d. This study presents a rough set application, using together the ideas of classical rough set approach, based on the indiscernibility relation and the dominancebased rough set approach drsa, to air micro pollution management in an industrial site with a high. Details of ambient air quality with respect to air quality parameters, like sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, respirable suspended particulate matter rspm and suspended particulate matter spm etc. Comparatively, locations such as gauhati university jalukbari and boragaon had. Guwahati is one of indias most rapidly growing cities since the last 1012 years.
People dont realize the amount of bc and toxic pollutants which are emitted from burning of waste disposal. Informations and data provided by the research team show that black carbon bc air pollution at different cities in the world are less than guwahati, whereas bc concentration in the capital city of assam is around 40 micro gram per cubic m. The environmental problems of guwahati environmental sciences. A joint initiative by the energy and resources institute teri india, university of. A study carried out by the pollution control board assam on the ambient air quality in the state over a sevenyear. Air quality data pollution control board government of. Introduction while largescale industrialization increases the production of material goods and urbanization creates mega cities, the ill effects of these activities are reflected in the form of various environmental problems.
Fox is a professor and associate chairman of the department of environmental sciences and engineering, university of north carolina at chapel hill. If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is. Average aqi value of guwahati city for the month september 2015 considering six different stations. Urban air pollution analysis in india india environment. It also affects the districts around delhi air pollution in india is estimated to kill about 2 million people every year. Finally some eyebrows have been raised on the increasing pollution levels in the city. Guwahati university, kamrup 5 16 7 iti building, gopinath nagar 3 4 16 7 khanapara, central dairy, kamrup 144 4 20 8 near pragjyotish college, santipur 143 4 17 8. This book is specially prepared for jntu, jntuk, jntua, jntuh university students. Project report on air pollution environmental pollution. The air quality in delhi, the capital territory of india, according to a who survey of 1,650 world cities, is the worst of any major city in the world. Due to lack of development of a culture of pollution control, there has resulted a heavy backlog of gaseous, liquid and solid pollution in environment. Jan 21, 2019 delhi air quality is under constant watch by the delhi pollution control committee dpcc. Underlying causes of delhis air pollution problems date. Sharad gokhale, department of civil engineering, iit guwahati and dr.
An experimental study of noise pollution in gauhati. The city is very well connected to adjoining region by bus services. Intechopen open access publisher open science open minds. Though the other cities leapt into action in order to reduce the air pollution causing serious danger to the denizens guwahati is waking up a tad bit later. One of the main problems that is overlooked across the globe is pollution. A recent study by experts from university of massachusetts, iitbombay and desert research institute in the us points out that the amount of air pollution exposure data available in india is largely inadequate. Of the most polluted cities in the world, 21 out of 30 were in india in 2019. Gis based assessment of noise pollution in guwahati city. The programme was later renamed as national air quality monitoring programme namp and is among the oldest agencies to monitor air pollution.
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Causes, effects and control measures of urban and industrial wastes. Department of civil engineering, indian institute of technology guwahati, india. It transforms complex air quality data of various pollutants into a single. Of environment science gauhati university guwahati781 014 5. The environmental problems of guwahati environmental. Average aqi value of guwahati city for the month october 2015 considering six different stations. The nearest airport to the institute is the lokpriya gopinath bordoloi international airport which is about 22. The committee has been exploring new control measures to curb pollution in indias capital city. Pollution comparison between delhi, india and guwahati, india.
The state pollution control board has said the air quality index aqi in guwahati for the month of october is within the satisfactory lim. Very easy to set up, they only require a wifi access point and a usb power supply. Underlying causes of delhis air pollution problems. The southern, eastern and a part of western sides of guwahati are surrounded by hills and hillocks. It has been consistently ranked among the best universities of the region by the national institutional ranking. The direction for introducing such a course has come from the honorable supreme court of india, as a measure to ensure justice for the future generation in at least letting. This study reports the analysis of the ambient air quality at six different locations in guwahati city. Estimation of perceptions about pollution in guwahati. Change in assam air, reveals study telegraph india. It is one of the highestranking environmental health challenges in the world, especially in developing countries. It investigates the concentration of the pollutants suspended particulate matter spm, respirable suspended particulate matter rspm, nitrogen dioxide no2 and sulphur dioxide so2 for the months of april, may and june 2014. Air quality data pollution control board government of assam.
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A national highway connecting guwahati and shillong passes along the area adjacent to the sampling site. If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high. Jun 26, 2012 as per data available with pcb assam i can say it with certainty that the value of so2 and no2 in the air of guwahati remain in the range 4. The first exploration well by c gwb in the study area was at. With the aid of air quality data of seven pollutant parameters pm10, pm2. Moderate unusually sensitive individuals may experience respiratory symptoms. Jatin kalita, one of the members the group, said the river has be, reduced to a stagnant water body with high toxicity levels due to free carbon dioxide fco 2. It is due to the rapid urbanization and poor environment quality control in guwahati which is giving rise to such high bc levels. Once connected, air pollution levels are reported instantaneously and in realtime on our.
A description of cmaq is provided in the ozone naaqs ria air quality modeling platform document epa, 2008a. Gauhati university is the first university in northeast india. The state pollution control board has said the air quality index aqi in guwahati for the month of october is within the satisfactory limit and there may be only minor breathing discomforts for some people. In each district, namp has appointed one agency to monitor air pollution. Air pollution, this years theme of world environment day, has brought to focus how it is slowly turning into a major health problem in the northeast where deaths deaths due to. Guwahati is said to be the gateway of northeast india. This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submission. A document repository where all types of the documents of the organization can be searched and located in the shortest possible time.
The aim of this study is to conduct some air pollution analyses in ulaanbaatar, the capital city of mongolia. The university of delhi took a major leap in promoting environmental education in 2014 and initiated a compulsory one semester credit paper on environmental studies science for all its undergraduate students. A scenario analysis of air pollution emissions in ulaanbaatar for the years 2010 and 2020 indicate that unless the government makes a concerted effort to address the issue at multiple levels, air. The data were collected on monthlyquarterlyhalfyear basis depending on the. The bc mass concentration in some cities are 19 delhi. The last date to register for all pg courses is june 15. The university is funded by the university grants commission and the government of assam the university awarded by b grade university by naac national assessment and. These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.
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Indian institute of technology guwahati is located in guwahati, assam and is well connected to other parts of the country by road, rail or air. A major riverine port city along with hills is one of the fastest growing cities in india, guwahati is situated on the south bank of the brahmaputra. Of environment science gauhati university guwahati 781 014 5. Apply now download prospectus eligibility talk to experts fees structure. Gauhati university was founded in 1948 under the guwahati university act 1947. Thayumanavan director centre for environmental studies anna university, chennai 4. Regional variation of social development in bangladesh.
Monitoring air pollution is the first step to managing air pollution. This was revealed by analysing two months data obtained by the continuous air quality monitoring station at pollution control board of assam. This was stated after a study,conducted by the zoology department of the guwahati university under a project funded by the asian science technology and environmental council. The department of environmental science, gauhati university, first established as an environmental research unit in 1978, was later on raised to the status of an academic department in november 1980 for teaching and research in environmental meteorology, environmental geophysics and environmental pollution. The city is situated between 260 1025 north latitude and 910 450. The northeastern indian city guwahati has one of the highest black carbon pollution levels in the world. Alarming rise in air quality index reveals how guwahati is gasping. Get monthlydaily ambient air quality data from different monitoring stations across india. Air pollution analytical chemistry acs publications. Pcba monitors show guwahati air as most polluted between 6 pm. Multiscale air quality cmaq model coupled with ambient 2005. A new study has described how delhi suffers a toxic blend of geography, growth. Pdf groundwater management options in greater guwahati area.1154 1042 129 1381 282 791 325 1494 1156 724 9 909 379 927 172 946 1079 379 1005 555 442 955 58 855 736 307 465 82 442 75 1314 1258 331 1303 1446 1346 1445 164 661 1022 1391 450