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Air Pollution and Its Abatement

  • Basharat Mushtaq
  • Suhaib A. Bandh
  • Sana Shafi
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Abstract

Air pollution, the unusual interference with the quality of atmosphere by way of addition of contaminants such as smoke, dust, smog, chemicals and vapors, unreasonably interferes with the comfortable enjoyment of life and conduct of business. Caused by many sources including both natural and man-made, air pollution results in a series of devastating impacts on man and his environment including the global environmental disasters like climate change, ozone depletion, and photochemical smog formation. Needing a proper and timely attention it requires an effective abatement strategy which controls the quality of air at surface level in residential, commercial, market, industrial, urban, and workplaces. And the effective abatement strategy includes the technical measures to control the gaseous and particulate pollutants, legislative approaches, substitution of raw materials and modification of the processes involved in the day-to-day activities of humans.

Keywords

Air pollution Air pollution abatement Air quality assessment Lapse rates Electrostatic precipitators 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Basharat Mushtaq
    • 1
  • Suhaib A. Bandh
    • 2
  • Sana Shafi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Environment and Water ManagementSri Pratap College Campus, Cluster UniversitySrinagarIndia
  2. 2.Post Graduate Department of Environmental ScienceSri Pratap College Campus, Cluster UniversitySrinagarIndia
  3. 3.Department of Higher EducationSri Pratap College, Cluster UniversitySrinagarIndia

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