STATUS OF RESPIRABLE SUSPENDED PARTICULATE MATTERS: CONCENTRATION & IMPACT IN THE HIGHLY MOTORISED AREAS AT JABALPUR

  • Saddam Hussain, Prof. Anil Sanodiya, Prof. Charan Singh Thakur

Abstract

The determination of respirable suspended matter as a vital parameter in the analysis of pollution is done via gravitimatric analysis of a certain volume of air sample by means of APM-460 & APM-550 sampler .The device are intended to figure-out the prevailing concentration of particulate-matter ranging 2.5 micron & 10 micron. The parameter is a crucial constituent towards respiratory disorders , asthma and infection of lungs. Jabalpur has a population of nearly 19 lak and has nearly 2.0lak vehicles of all sorts. Besides the vehicular –movement, a variety of commercial & constructional- activities lead to elaborate the dispersion of particulate matter. Further, it is important to keep in mind that the concentration of particulate matter shows a significant variation throughout the year; as per the rains, cold and summer while the diurnal variations are commonly observed as a function of time and the level of activities initiated. The study centres around the prevailing status of the respirable suspended particulate matters during the summer. The best favour is attained when the rainfall activates and the environment becomes clear. Some-times the condition is more severe during winter season, due to inversion. Keywords: Gravitimetric, inversion, respirable, diurnal-variation and whatman filter paper.
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Saddam Hussain, Prof. Anil Sanodiya, Prof. Charan Singh Thakur. (1). STATUS OF RESPIRABLE SUSPENDED PARTICULATE MATTERS: CONCENTRATION & IMPACT IN THE HIGHLY MOTORISED AREAS AT JABALPUR. ACCENT JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS ECOLOGY & ENGINEERING ISSN: 2456-1037 IF:8.20, ELJIF: 6.194(10/2018), Peer Reviewed and Refereed Journal, UGC APPROVED NO. 48767, 9(5), 09-13. Retrieved from http://ajeee.co.in/index.php/ajeee/article/view/4499
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