Press Conference: Air Pollution in Kolkata

Kolkata Clean Air organized a press conference on March 22nd focusing on air pollution and health in the city. Panelists included: Dr. Abhijit Sarkar- Lead Consultant, Narayana MultiSpecialty Hospital Dr. Arup Haldar - Consultant Pulmonologist, Columbia Asia Hospital Dr. Chandrakanth - Medical Oncology Narayana Superspeciality Hospital Dr. Lalit Kapoor - Cardiac Surgeon, RN Tagore Hospital … Continue reading Press Conference: Air Pollution in Kolkata

Event Alert: Seminar for Journalists

Understanding & Reporting Climate, Air Pollution & Health – A Seminar for Journalists WHAT: The proposed workshop aims to help environmental and health journalists understand the scientific data around air monitoring, particularly the data available for monitoring air quality in Chennai, its health implications and the need for immediate action. WHERE: Press Institute of India (website) … Continue reading Event Alert: Seminar for Journalists

Event Alert: Panel on Air Pollution

What: Panel on 'Health Effects of Exposure to Air Pollution' When: Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 4-5:30 PM  Where: Conference Hall, Centre for Policy Research Public debate over the quality of Delhi's air reliably spikes every winter, along with the readings from air quality monitors. However, public discussion tends to rapidly taper off, even as the air … Continue reading Event Alert: Panel on Air Pollution

Workshop on Air Quality Management

What: A workshop on Air Quality Management (AQM) When: September 27th , 2017 Where: Mumbai Organizers: SDG Foundation and IFAT India Contact: Dr. Shrikar Dole (shrikardole[at]sdg-foundation[dot]org) The following text has been provided by the SDG Foundation, and has only been lightly edited for brevity.  Details  Air Quality Management has drawn attention of the policymakers, regulators, … Continue reading Workshop on Air Quality Management

Conference on Aerosols-Climate Change

International Conference on Aerosol Climate Change Connection  Bose Institute, an autonomous scientific research organization under Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India is going to organize an International Conference on Aerosol Climate Change Connection (AC3).  This international conference will be focused on the discussions on the emerging trends in recent aerosol science researches and … Continue reading Conference on Aerosols-Climate Change

2017 AOGS Annual Meeting- Abstract Submission

What? 14th Annual Meeting of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society [Website] Session AS15: Satellite Remote Sensing Methods and Data Applications for Air Quality Monitoring and Research in Asia Conveners: Pawan Gupta (USRA/GSFC), Robert Levy (GSFC), Jhoon Kim (Yonsei Univ., South Korea), Sachin Ghude (IITM, India), and Lok Lamsal (USRA/GSFC) Air pollution monitoring, especially in developing … Continue reading 2017 AOGS Annual Meeting- Abstract Submission

Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association

The Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association (IASTA) is a professional organization for the scientists and engineers endeavoring towards the advancements in the field of aerosol research in the Indian context. The association has more than 400 members, and is a member of the International Aerosol Research Assembly (IARA). If you would like to join IASTA, sign … Continue reading Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association

Spotlight: OpenAQ

What is OpenAQ? OpenAQ aggregates physical air quality data from public data sources provided by government, research-grade and other sources. So far, the community has collected 26,031,714 air quality measurements from 2,680 locations in 25 countries. Data are aggregated from 32 government level and research-grade sources. Check out the map here. OpenAQ collaborators (clockwise): Daniel Silva (Portgual), Joe … Continue reading Spotlight: OpenAQ