ECRD Publications

Plant pollutant interaction
Plants are living organisms and hence are prone to suffer toxicity of the air pollutants like any other organism. Still,[...]
IAAPC- Assessment Of Traffic Noise: A Case Study Of Lucknow
For determination of Sulphur dioxide (SO2) in ambient air, improved West and Gaeke method is recommended as the standard method.[...]
STD Mukesh – Ambient Air Quality Criteria
This presentation is an indepth analysis of existing NAAQS. Also, it suggest hanges that an be made in NAAQS, to[...]
A new hope for protection from silicosis
Dr Kotecha Post - graduate Vaidya, with considerable research and practicing experience after several trials, evolved an ayurvedic formulation tentatively[...]
Instructions for Monitoring of So2 and NO2 with Passive Samplers
This session summarizes the instructions to be followed for passive sampling of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide. The equipment required[...]
Time series analysis of air duality data
Nowadays, it is essential to forecast the data to have prior information about the occurrence of a particular event. For[...]
Air Pollution Climatology Of Bhopal And Gwalior
This paper presents the study that aims at seasonal and diurnal pollution potential around Bhopal, the capital region of Madhya[...]
Air dispersion model-chemical plant
Ambient air quality monitoring and point source modeling for estimation of ground level concentration of particulate matter around a chemical[...]
Sulfur dioxide monitoring
Sulfur dioxide is a nonflammable, colorless gas that can exist in the air either as a gas or dissolved in[...]
IAAPC-Photo-Catalytic Disinfection Of Bio-pollutants-A Review – Nithiya Priya
Heterogeneous Photo-catalysis has attracted great attention as alternative treatment method for air and water purification process. It has been found[...]
IAAPC-Airborne Particulate Matter And Human Health:Perspective And Case Study – Garg paper
This review makes an effort to highlight the gaps and emphasize the need to carry out these studies. Introduction The[...]
IAAPC- Vegetation for Cement Dust Control and Mine Reclamation – Saxena 1
The Indian cement industry was inherently known for its pollution. Today its environmental performance has now assumed an important significance[...]
IAAPC- Sick Building Syndrome – Neha Mukhi
Sick building syndrome may be defined as a phenomenon that occurs in a building in which a part of the[...]
IAAPC- Monitoring, Assessment, Status And Management Of Benzene Pollution In The Urban Atmosphere Of Delhi
Benzene is a potentially toxic air pollutant among the volatile organic compounds (VOCs). It is present in the urban atmosphere[...]
IAAPC- A Method For Recovery Of Metal Mercury From Air Pollution Monitoring Laboratory Waste – Animesh Kumar
For determination of Sulphur dioxide (SO2) in ambient air, improved West and Gaeke method is recommended as the standard method.[...]
IAAPC Sundarban Underrevision
In order to assess the transboundary (land-ocean interface) pollution scenario, a joint campaign by Jadavpur University and National Physical Laboratory[...]
Fine Particulates In The Ambient Air Of Shillong
Information on the fine particulate matter of size 2.5 microns or less (PM2.5) is very important from a human health[...]
IJAPC-Issue- Final book combined issue march & sept.,2013
Degeneration of the human health of city populations due to air quality degradation is a major concern today. This issue[...]
Air Pollution Monitoring
AAQS IAAPC - 23.09.2007 from ECRD IN
Dr. G.D. AgarwalSome Interestihng Finding From CAAQMS APPCB
Presentation above is a report of some interesting findings from continuous online air quality monitoring system at Sanathagar Hyderabad in[...]
GD sir-Swami ji Presentation on Carbon Mono Oxide for 21st December 2013
In 2009, realising the health–criticality of CO, its standards were reviewed in detail and revised to fall in line with[...]
Recent advances in the field of Air quality monitoring
This session is based on a study carried out in Eastern Part of India on Chemical Characterisation of Particulates with[...]
Rakesh- NEERI – Toxic Air Pollutants
This presentation is about toxic air pollutants monitoring- available technologies, gaps in the technologies, and improvement points that can be[...]
PGI-Air quality in Urban areas of Haryanal _Ravindra-21-Dec-13
Haryana has experienced rapid industrial and vehicular growth during the last few decades. This presentation is based on a study[...]
Findings on Particulate Matter_CPCB & MoEF
This presentation is based on a case study carried out to determine status and trends of ambient air quality, to[...]
Issues for Air quality-Health Effect studies-Delhi
This presentation is about the issues in Air Quality and its adverse effect on health with a special address to[...]
Impact of Air Pollution on Human Health
This presentation depicts how air pollution is affecting human health. Some important and informative facts related respiratory diseases due to[...]
CPCB- Some opinions emerging on revision of NAAQS IAAPC – 23.09.2007
This presentation talks about existing ambient air quality standards (AAQS), need for reviewing these standards, and approach to be followed[...]
CAI Asia and its initiatives to improve AQM-IAAPC Delhi 23 Sept 2007
This presentation is about protocol development for environmental health data generation and analysis. It also depicts how air pollution is[...]
Approch of Protocol Development For Enviromental Health data generation & analysis
This presentation is about protocol development for environmental health data generation and analysis. It also depicts how air pollution is[...]
Air Polllution and health Salvi Pollution Talk Iaapc 21-12-13
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Mukesh – A Comparative Study of Diesel and CNG
This session focuses on establishing how good is CNG, establishing source emission profile of CNG, Designing an in-house portable exhaust[...]
Following informations must be known for Monitroing program
This chapter highlights the important information that must be known for the preparation of effective air quality monitoring programme. Following[...]
Some interesting findings from On line AQM
Andhra Pradesh State Pollution Control Board established an On-line Ambient Air- Quality Monitoring Station in late November 2005. The data[...]
SODAR Systems application in Dispersion modeling
SODAR Systems are based on acoustic sounding where low-frequency sound waves are transmitted vertically upwards and the reflected signals are[...]
NEERI-Air quality dispersion modeling & data interpretation
Air pollution models are used for simulation of the transport and diffusion of various pollutants (SPM, S02, NOx, CO, etc.)[...]
Reginal Metereological Center- Monitoring metereological parameters
Meteorology plays a very important role in a day to day life. Almost all social industrial, agricultural, commercial, transportation, etc.,[...]
Data requirement for air quality modelling
This chapter presents a data set for carrying out Air Quality Modelling exercise. Two models discussed here include PTMAX for[...]
Criteria of setting ambient air
An Air Quality Standard (AQS) contains the information on the type, of pollutants, of their concentration and averaging time, of[...]
Calibration and validation o s air quality
This chapter focuses on the evaluation of pollution monitoring networks employed in ambient air quality impact assessment studies, effect monitoring[...]
Ammonia_Nesslerization Method
This session explains the monitoring method for Amonia- Nesslerization Method. In this method, Ammonia present in the air is made[...]
Air quality data analysis and internal quality control
The collection of data on air quality involves the taking of a limited number of samples from a very variable[...]
An approach for quality check
This chapter explains the two categories of QC checks followed in handling meteorological data, viz. static and dynamic for a[...]
EIPL Meteorological conditions in northern india
Modelling is the Key to planning for Sustainable Development. Mathematical modelling of the dispersion or spread of the pollutants in[...]
Application of sound level meter
Noise measurements have become common in production because the people have become more noise minded as the number of mechanised[...]
Acoustic environments
There are three kinds of the acoustic environment which are encountered during measurements of nose pollution- Free field, semi reverberant[...]
Air pollution and meteorology
The science of meteorology has a great bearing on air pollution. An air pollution problem involves three parts: the source,[...]
Monitoring of particulates in ambient air
Airborne particulate matter is an ensemble of solid particles suspended and dispersed in the air. The properties of these particles[...]
Units, material and energy balances
In any environmental management program, measurement, accounting, and balancing of the materials and pollutants are required, for example, in a[...]
Polluter pays principle
‘Polluter pays principle’ has become an essential feature of sustainable development. The judgment of the Supreme Court has responded to[...]
Introduction – Sound Waves
Sound is the Common part of daily life. It provides experiences like listening to music communicating with others, etc. Along[...]
Determination of Ammonia in the Atmosphere(Indophenol Method)
This session explains in detail the Indophenol method for determination of ammonia in the atmosphere. Ammonia in the atmosphere is[...]
Strategy of Control of Urban Air Pollution
This session discusses the strategy and steps needed to control urban air pollution with an objective of creating a clean[...]
Integrating Sound level meter
This presentation gives complete insight into Sound level meter used for noise monitoring starting from basic terminology, basic workig principle,[...]
Monitoring Ozone In Ambient Air
This presentation explains the UV absorption method used for monitoring ozone in the ambient air. Ozone is continuously measured by[...]
PM 10 Measurement
The initial approach measured the Total Suspended Particulate Matter (TSP). Much of the TSP would not enter the nose or[...]
Maintenance of Air Quality Instruments
This presentation talks about maintenance of air quality monitoring instruments especially PM 10 and PM 2.5 sampler. The presentation mentions[...]
Maintenance of High Volume Dust Repairable Sampler
This presentation talks about maintenance of PM 10 sampler.The presentation mentions all points that should be mentioned in log book[...]
Filter Extraction of Heavy Metal & Benzo Pyrene
This presentation discusses the standards and methods of monitoring benzo(A)pyrene, heavy metal and ozone in detail. Benzo(a)pyrene is measured by[...]
Monitoring of Gaseous Pollutants
The air besides containing gaseous pollutants like S02, NOx, CO, HC also contains particulate matter which is made up of[...]
Envirotech APM 460 BL
Company product Envirotech APM 460 BL from ECRD IN
Techniques of Measurement of Organic Pollutants
Techniques of Measurement of Organic PollutantsThe presentation discusses in detail the appropriate instruments, ways of sampling and approved methods for[...]
Appropriate Instruments & techniques for Complying with Air Quality Standards
Appropriate Instruments & techniques for Complying with Air Quality StandardsThe presentation discusses in detail the appropriate instruments, ways of sampling[...]
Monitoring CO -NDIR Method
Different Methods of analysis are available to monitor CO in ambient air like IR Absorption, IR Absorption GFC, Open path[...]
Monitoring Benzene
Monitoring BenzeneThis presentation talks about monitoring of Benzene in the Ambient Air by using ORGANIC VAPOUR SAMPLER APM 856. A[...]
Approach & Strategy to Meet new Ambient Air Quality Standards
This presentation discusses in detail the effect of air pollution on human health, National Ambient Air Quality Standards and ways[...]
Air Quality Monitoring
The collection of data on air quality involves the taking of a limited number of samples from a very variable[...]
Minutes of Brain Storming Session on Air Pollution Load Carrying Capacity of Atmosphere of Satna
​ Minutes of brain storming session on air pollution load carrying capacity of atmosphere of satna rewa - kvmore region[...]
Good Laboratory Practice
A number of laboratory operations and precautions related to the analysis of water quality parameters must be routinely performed in[...]
Effects of Air Pollutions on Human
The subject of pollution has been a matter of concern for ages now. Along with industrialization, Pollution of the atmosphere[...]
Dust-Caused Respiratory Occupational Diseases
workers in mining, industry, or even agriculture get exposed to much higher concentrations of dust as they work in areas[...]
Activity Matrix for Analysis
This table depicts the activity Matrix for analysis of samples for SPM monitoring Activity matrix for analysis from ECRD IN
Activity Matrix for Filter Selection
This table depicts the activity Matrix for filter selection and preparation for SPM monitoring Activity matrix for filter selection from[...]
New Hope for Protection From Adverse Health
Dr Kotecha Post - graduate Vaidya, with considerable research and practicing experience after several trials, evolved an ayurvedic formulation tentatively[...]
Air Pollution and Meteorology
Air Pollution and Meteorology from ECRD IN
Activated Carbon and Its Application
This session is focused on extraction, Characterization and application of activated carbon in the monitoring of volatile Organic compounds.The availability[...]
Air Pollution Its Origin and Effects
Air pollution is one of the most severe problem in today's world. The chapter throws light on various kind of[...]
AQHS
A casestudy of mines, defining the criteria for setting up air quality monitoring stations. The stations chosen for monitoring, thei[...]
Approach to Vehicle Emission Modelling
Vehicle emission estimation is essential for calculating vehicle pollution load and its impact on ambient air quality. The emission inventory[...]
Air Pollution Control
This chapter discusses in detail all the methods for controlling air pollution with two fundamental approaches to control, (1) Contro![...]
Air Pollution, Sources and Characteristics
Air pollution is the presence of a substance in the air in sufficient concentration and perceptions time so as to[...]
Calibration of Air Pollution
Monitoring instruments used for assessment of air pollution are prone to drift and may show variations in measured parameters. Therefore,[...]
Basic Statistics Concepts
This chapter focuses on basic statistical concepts that are required by an environmental analyst. Basic statistics concepts covered in this[...]
Determination of Suspended PM in Atmosphere
The purpose of this chapter is to lay down a uniform and reliable method for the measurement of Suspended Particulate[...]
Indoor Air Quality
Indoor air pollutants are unwanted sometimes harmful materials in the air. They range from dust to chemicals to radon and[...]
Preventive Measures for Occupational Diseases
As a result of improvement in industrial hygiene, the percentage of affected workers by industrial pollution in developed countries has[...]
Measurement of Hydrogen Ion Concentration (pH)
pH is the way of expressing the hydrogen ion concentration in water. It is related to the acidic or alkaline[...]
Pollution Control in Small and Medium Scale Industry
Industries have been classified into red orange or green depending upon the pollution created by them. Unfortunately, some of the[...]
Industrial Emission Control Techniques
This chapter is a brief analysis of various techniques and equipments used for industrial emission control which starts at source[...]
Industrial Ventilation
This session lays down the measures for control of the heat and local discomforts, odours and hazardous contaminants (dust particles,[...]
Measurement of Respirable Suspended PM10 Particles
The purpose of this chapter is to lay down a uniform and reliable method for the measurement of Suspended Particulate[...]
Climatological Atmospheric Dilution Indices
Atmospheric dilution indices (ADI) give an idea of the capacity of the atmosphere to disperse and dilute the pollutants emitted[...]
Basic Chemistry Concepts
This chapter focuses on basic chemistry concepts that are required by an environmental chemist to carry out monitoring and analysis[...]
Air Pollution Control
This chapter discusses in detail all the methods for controlling air pollution with two fundamental approaches to control, (1) Contro![...]
Monitoring of Inorganic Ions
The air besides containing gaseous pollutants like S02, NOx, CO, HC also contains particulate matter which is made up of[...]
Nitrogen Oxide Monitoring
Nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide may be measured either separately or collectively as oxides of nitrogen (NOx) by either manual[...]
Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Many studies have shown that analytical reserves are often subjected to serious errors particularly at low concentrations encountered in the[...]
Some Critical Facets in Air Pollution
The prime objective of air quality monitoring is to find out the prevailing concentration of air pollutants with an accuracy[...]
Spectrophotometer Meter
Absorption Spectroscopic methods of analysis rank among the most widespread and powerful tools for quantitative analysis. The use of a[...]
Shop Floor Monitoring
It is essential to evaluate the risk that may arise as a result of a worker carrying out a task[...]
Vehicular Pollution Management
The increased use of diesel driven vehicles for all categories of commercial automobiles and even for private cars is the[...]
Electrical Conductivity
This chapter is about electrical conductivity (EC), which helps in checking the purity of distilled and deionized water. EC is[...]

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