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An integrated empirical model of health effects of air pollution

Sanghamitra Das

An integrated empirical model of health effects of air pollution

the case of mining in Goa, India

by Sanghamitra Das

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Published by Institute of Economic Growth in Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 20-22).

StatementSanghamitra Das ... [et. al.].
SeriesDiscussion paper series -- no. 139/2009
ContributionsInstitute of Economic Growth (India)
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24555139M
LC Control Number2010319364

  As we consider a societal shift towards a circular economy, there is a need to consider a more integrated framework for analyzing the empirical evidence that connects pollution and economic development, and its implications for human well-being and the achievement of the sustainable development : Saleem Ali, Jose Antonio Puppim de Oliveira. Background. Indoor air pollution models provide estimates of indoor concentrations of contaminants derived from external and/or internal sources. Models have mainly been developed for the purpose of building design, but have variously been adopted and adapted for use in epidemiological and health impact studies.. A range of models have been applied in this context.

Even healthy people can experience health impacts from polluted air including respiratory irritation or breathing difficulties during exercise or outdoor activities. Your actual risk of adverse effects depends on your current health status, the pollutant type and concentration, . Effects of air pollution A variety of air pollutants have known or suspected harmful effects on human health and the environment. In most areas of Europe, these pollutants are principally the products of combustion from space heating, power generation or from motor vehicle traffic.

A major study on urban pollution carried out in cities worldwide has confirmed the fear that air pollution impacts on human health in the short term and is directly linked to the deaths of elderly people and those already suffering from illness on a daily basis.. The study, performed by an international team of 50 scientists and published in the specialist New England Journal of Medicine. Air pollution and preterm birth in the U.S. state of Georgia (): associations with concentrations of 11 ambient air pollutants estimated by combining Community Multiscale Air Quality Model (CMAQ) simulations with stationary monitor measurements.


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Das S, Dayal V, Murugesan A, Uma R, Sehgal M, and Chhabra SK () An integrated empirical model of health effects of air pollution: the case of mining in Goa, India. IEG discussion paper, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi Google ScholarAuthor: Vikram Dayal.

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