Investigating the Relationship Between Air Pollution, Population, and Landuse Patterns in the City of Kolkata

Investigating the Relationship Between Air Pollution, Population, and Landuse Patterns in the City of Kolkata

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The two miles thick pollution blanket lying over the entire Indian subcontinent, often referred to as the qAsian Brown Hazeq, is responsible for thousands of deaths per year from respiratory diseases. Fossil fuel combustion in vehicles, industries, and power stations are the major contributors to this dense blanket of pollution over South Asia. This research investigates the spatial distribution and neighborhood inequalities of this problem of widespread environmental pollution, particularly the association between air pollution and population and again air pollution and land use patterns in the city of Calcutta, India.Table 4-6 Class intervals taken into consideration for calculation of car, taxicab, and motorcycle pollution index The values from Table 4-5 provided an hourly count of vehicles, which was worked out to a daily vehicle count. Of course, the dailyanbsp;...


Title:Investigating the Relationship Between Air Pollution, Population, and Landuse Patterns in the City of Kolkata
Author:Sula Sarkar
Publisher:ProQuest - 2006
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