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Particulate matter-an alarming source of air pollution

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article image Particulate matter refers to the finely divided solid and liquid particles of organic or inorganic nature that remains suspended in the atmosphere. Particulate matter can be of different size, composition, and origin, consisting of pollen, mold spores, house dust mites, bacteria, acids, viruses, dust particles, cement dust, fine clay particles containing heavy metals, fly ash, oil smoke, smog, tobacco smoke and soot. Particulate matter (PM) can be divided into different groups…Read More

Particulate matter-an alarming source of air pollution

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article image Particulate matter refers to the finely divided solid and liquid particles of organic or inorganic nature that remains suspended in the atmosphere. Particulate matter can be of different size, composition, and origin, consisting of pollen, mold spores, house dust mites, bacteria, acids, viruses, dust particles, cement dust, fine clay particles containing heavy metals, fly ash, oil smoke, smog, tobacco smoke and soot. Particulate matter (PM) can be divided into…Read More

Air pollution kills 3.3m worldwide annually

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Air pollution is killing 3.3 million people a year worldwide, reveals a new study that includes this surprise: Farming plays a large role in smog and soot deaths in industrial nations. Scientists in Germany, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia and Harvard University calculated the most detailed estimates yet of the toll of air pollution, looking at what caused it. The study also projects that if trends don’t change, the yearly death total will double to about 6.6 million a…Read More

Govt fails to control air pollution in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The people of Lahore city continue to suffer with polluted air while the authorities are lacking interest in redressing the menace, which is a direct threat to human health. The Air Quality Monitoring Systems (AQMS), run by the Punjab Environment Protection Department (EPD), is not working properly, which means that nobody knows the actual situation of air pollution in a city with population of more than 100 million. The AQMS aimed at monitoring the air quality and…Read More

Govt fails to control air pollution in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The people of Lahore city continue to suffer with polluted air while the authorities are lacking interest in redressing the menace, which is a direct threat to human health. The Air Quality Monitoring Systems (AQMS), run by the Punjab Environment Protection Department (EPD), is not working properly, which means that nobody knows the actual situation of air pollution in a city with population of more than 100 million. The AQMS aimed at monitoring the air quality and…Read More

Effective air quality monitoring is imperative to curtail air pollution impacts

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article image By Ahsan Jamil THE AIR pollution in the country is a mammoth challenge that is causing severe effects not only on human health but also on agricultural lands, acidification of lakes, biodiversity. The air pollution marks its menace due to uncontrolled and unaudited emissions of noxious greenhouse gases (GHG) in air from several sources such as industries, automobiles, and chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) etc. The CFCs are believed to be primary culprit for stratospheric ozone layer…Read More

Fossil fuels-the major malefactor responsible for air pollution

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THE CLIMATE health and the kind of fuels humans utilize to account for their needs are proportional to each other. The façade’ of fossil fuels may exhibit a vibrant picture but the environmental correlation depicts an entirely worsen panorama that is changing the ecological landscape of the globe. The air pollution is primarily the deterring of air quality and inclusion of several pollutants including toxic gases, particulates etc. in air through various sources that render intensely…Read More

The major sources of copious air pollution challenge

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article image HUMAN INTERVENTION in nature has resulted in toppling of natural equilibrium in many ways. The deforestation, climate change phenomenon, water and air pollution, depletion of ozone layer, increased catastrophic events occurring at uncertain time are few of the hostile realities that are continuously hovering over the head of mankind these days. The air pollution is one of the noxious kinds of pollution that have number of adverse implications. It is mainly the fusion of solid…Read More

Air University organizes seminar on ProQuest

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article image Staff Report ISB: A seminar was held at Air University about ProQuest Dissertation and Theses Databases and SUMMON here on Tuesday, says a press release. A seminar on ProQuest Dissertation and Theses (PQDT) and SUMMON was organized by Air University few days back. PQDT is the a system that simplifies the thesis and dissertation searching through a single access point. The seminar was attended by ProQuest Manager, Anas Abdul Hadi,, VC Air University, faculty members, researchers,…Read More

Air University organizes seminar on ProQuest

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article image Staff Report ISB:A seminar on ProQuest Dissertation and Theses (PQDT) and SUMMON was organized by Air University few days back. PQDT is the a system that simplifies the thesis and dissertation searching through a single access point. The seminar was attended by ProQuest Manager, Anas Abdul Hadi,, VC Air University, faculty members, researchers, deans, and Head of Departments (HOD) of various departments of different universities of Rwp-Isb attended the seminar. Prof. Dr. Tariq…Read More