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Year: 2017
This study uses the CMA (China Meteorological Administration) global land-surface daily air temperature dataset V1
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Year: 2017
This study assessed the regional climate models (RCMs) employed in the Coordinated Regional climate Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX) South Asia framework to investigate the qualitative aspects of future change in seasonal mean near surface air temperature and precipitation over the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region
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Year: 2017
In this paper, we analyzed the long-term changes in temperature and precipitation in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region based on climate datasets LSAT-V1
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Year: 2017
Folk Gods, a collection of folktales, explores the ways in which people from the Kailash region have understood their relation to their land and ancestors
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Year: 2017
Folk Gods, a collection of folktales, explores the ways in which people from the Kailash region have understood their relation to their land and ancestors
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Year: 2017
Air pollution is known to lead to substantial health burden with the majority of evidence based in North America and Europe
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Year: 2017
Coseismic avalanches and rockfalls, as well as their simultaneous air blast and muddy flow, which were induced by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal, destroyed the village of Langtang
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Year: 2017
The present study is an attempt to explore the association between kitchen indoor air pollutants and physiological profiles in kitchen workers with microalbuminuria (MAU) in north India (Lucknow) and south India (Coimbatore)
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Year: 2017
The issues of air pollution and climate change have been the highlights of global media because of public concern
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Year: 2017
Folk Gods, a collection of folktales, explores the ways in which people from the Kailash region have understood their relation to their land and ancestors
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Year: 2017
Atmosphere Initiative was established on 1 January 2013, as part of the Regional Programme on Cryosphere and Atmosphere to improve our understanding of atmospheric issues and to promote regional cooperation for addressing such issues in the HKH region
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Year: 2017
Biomass burning (BB) is a significant air pollution source, with global, regional and local impacts on air quality, public health and climate
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Year: 2016
The Hindu Kush Himalayas – an arc of mountains stretching from Afghanistan, through Pakistan, China, India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh, clear to Myanmar – are a gift to Asia, and the world
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Year: 2016
The response of seasonal soil freeze depth to climate change has repercussions for the surface energy and water balance, ecosystems, the carbon cycle, and soil nutrient exchange
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Year: 2016
AbstractStudy region Hulugou River Basin (HRB) of Qilian Mountains, eastern edge of Tibetan Plateau
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Year: 2016
The introduction of cloud condensation nuclei and radiative heating by sunlight-absorbing aerosols can modify the thickness and coverage of low clouds, yielding significant radiative forcing of climate
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Year: 2016
Lumbini, in southern Nepal, is a UNESCO world heritage site of universal value as the birthplace of Buddha
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Year: 2016
A detailed analysis of optical and microphysical properties of aerosol particles during the dry winter monsoon season above the northern Indian Ocean is presented
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Year: 2016
The residents’ knowledge, attitudes and practices related to ambient air pollution and health will help to improve the understanding of environmental protection and make environmental health policies more targeted and effective
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Year: 2016
To overcome the water crisis for irrigation and other purposes, in this paper, we propose a non-linear mathematical model for artificial rain making by considering five dependent variables namely, water vapor density, densities of cloud droplets of small and large sizes, density of rain drops and cumulative concentration of mixture of aerosols of different sizes
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Year: 2016
Brick production is regarded as one of the most polluting and energy consuming industries
Year: 2016
Cooking with open fire has been crucial for occupants’ health due to poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in most of the rural households
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Year: 2016
Glacial meltwater samples were collected from 15 supraglacial ponds at elevations ranging between 3989 and 4292 m above sea level in the debris-covered area of Lirung glacier in central Nepal Himalayas, from November 2010 to October 2011 on a bimonthly basis
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Year: 2016
The Cost of Air Pollution: Strengthening the economic case for action, a joint study of the World Bank and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), seeks to estimate the costs of premature deaths related to air pollution, to strengthen the case for action and facilitate decision making in the context of scarce resources
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Year: 2016
Recently, the light-absorbing organic carbon, i
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Year: 2016
Aerosol particles at Shangri-La, an eastern marginal site of Tibetan Plateau, were collected in July and August 2011
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Year: 2016
Variability in the tropospheric distributions of carbon monoxide (CO) over five selected regions of India has been studied using the MOPITT data for the period of 2001–2014
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Year: 2016
Continuous measurements of surface O3 and its precursors (NO, NO2, CO, CH4 and NMHCs) at an urban site of Delhi, India during January 2012 to December 2013 are presented
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Year: 2016
China’s large aerosol emissions have major impacts on global climate change as well as regional air pollution and its associated disease burdens
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Year: 2016
We quantify the contributions from five domestic emission sectors (residential, industry, transportation, energy, and biomass burning) and emissions outside of China (non-China) to concentration and direct radiative forcing (DRF) of black carbon (BC) in China for year 2010 using a nested-grid version of the global chemical transport model (GEOS-Chem) coupled with a radiative transfer model
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Year: 2016
This study presents a systematic evaluation of a year-long, continuous, real-time measurements of gaseous pollutants including oxides of nitrogen (NOx = NO + NO2), carbon monoxide (CO), and ozone (O3) in the National Capital Region (NCR) of Delhi
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Year: 2016
The Kathmandu Valley in Nepal suffers from severe wintertime air pollution
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Year: 2016
There are many contributing factors which determine the micro- and macrophysical properties of clouds, including atmospheric vertical structure, dominant meteorological conditions, and aerosol concentration, all of which may be coupled to one another
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Year: 2016
Although Himalayan glaciers are of particular interest in terms of future water supplies, regional climate changes, and sea-level rises, little is known about them due to lack of reliable and consistent data
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Year: 2016
We present the updated glaciological mass balance (MB) of Chhota Shigri Glacier, the longest continuous annual MB record in the Hindu-Kush Karakoram Himalaya (HKH) region
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Year: 2016
Fog is a meteorological/environmental phenomenon which happens across the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) and leads to significant social and economic problems, especially posing significant threats to public health and causing disruptions in air and road traffic
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Year: 2016
Seasonally variable thermal conductivity in active layers is one important factor that controls the thermal state of permafrost
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Year: 2016
We employ a stochastic dominance (SD) approach to analyze the components that contribute to environmental degradation over time
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Year: 2016
Using the data on aerosol observed hourly by Marga ADI 2080 and Grimm 180, we compared the characteristics of aerosol during rainy weather and cold air-dust weather in Guangzhou in late March 2012
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Year: 2016
The Annual Report 2015 gives a brief overview of ICIMOD’s activities over the past year
Year: 2016
India is witnessing unprecedented growth trends in building construction, particularly office spaces
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Year: 2016
Black carbon (BC) and mineral dust (MD), the most important compositions of light absorbing particles (LAPs), significantly reduce the albedo of glaciers and thus accelerate their melting
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Year: 2016
Skill of BCC-CSM1
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Year: 2016
Rapid increases in pollutant emissions in conjunction with stagnant meteorological conditions result in haze pollution in China
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Year: 2016
Air quality in the world’s most populous cities (megacities) impacts a sizeable proportion of the global population
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Year: 2016
Emissions inventories of black carbon (BC), which are traditionally constructed using a bottom-up approach based on activity data and emissions factors, are considered to contain a large level of uncertainty
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Year: 2016
The strong spectral dependence of light absorption of brown carbon (BrC) aerosol is regarded to influence aerosol's radiative forcing significantly
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Year: 2016
The mixing layer is an important meteorological factor that affects air pollution
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Year: 2016
The online coupled Weather Research and Forecasting-Chemistry (WRF-Chem) model was applied to simulate a haze event that happened in January 2010 in the North China Plain (NCP), and was validated against various types of measurements
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Year: 2016
Black Carbon (BC) emissions from India for the year 2011 is estimated to be 892
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Year: 2016
The Nepal Ambient Monitoring and Source Testing Experiment (NAMaSTE) campaign took place in and around the Kathmandu Valley and in the Indo-Gangetic plains (IGP) of southern Nepal during April 2015
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Year: 2016
Himalayan mountain glaciers and the snowpack over the Tibetan Plateau provide the headwater of several major rivers in Asia
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Year: 2016
We use the HadGEM3-GA4, CESM1, and GISS ModelE2 climate models to investigate the global and regional aerosol burden, radiative flux, and surface temperature responses to removing anthropogenic sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from China
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Year: 2016
This article deals with the state-of-the-art of experimental and numerical studies carried out regarding air pollutant dispersion in urban environments
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Year: 2016
Wollongong, Australia is an urban site at the intersection of anthropogenic, biomass burning, biogenic and marine sources of atmospheric trace gases
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Year: 2016
Meteorological observations at high elevations in mountainous regions are often lacking
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Year: 2016
AbstractStudy region Hulugou River Basin (HRB) of Qilian Mountains, eastern edge of Tibetan Plateau
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Year: 2016
Enhanced transport of dust with the prevailing mid to upper tropospheric westerly winds from arid regions in South-west Asia and North-west India into the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) and the influx of marine aerosol from the Arabian Sea (AS), Tropical Indian Ocean (TIO) and Southern Bay of Bengal (SBoB) into India along with the low level south-west wind flow during the onset of the South-west (SW) monsoon, 2014 was observed in campaign mode
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Year: 2016
Measurements of air temperature and precipitation at 35 stations in Hubei Province, China, during 1962–2011 are used to investigate the regional climate change
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Year: 2016
We quantify the contributions from five domestic emission sectors (residential, industry, transportation, energy, and biomass burning) and emissions outside of China (non-China) to concentration and direct radiative forcing (DRF) of black carbon (BC) in China for year 2010 using a nested-grid version of the global chemical transport model (GEOS-Chem) coupled with a radiative transfer model
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Year: 2016
The reliability of model projections of greenhouse gas (GHG)-induced future climate change is often assessed based on models’ ability to simulate the current climate, but there has been little evidence that connects the two
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Year: 2016
A modeling framework was used to examine gaps in understanding of seasonal and spatial heterogeneity in aerosol abundance and radiative forcing over northern South Asia, whose glimpses are revealed in observational studies
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Year: 2016
The Himalayan cryosphere borders global hotspots for emissions of black carbon (BC), a carbonaceous aerosol with a short atmospheric lifespan and potentially significant impacts on glaciers and snow cover
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Year: 2015
Mountain glaciers in China are an important water source for both China and adjoining countries, and therefore their adaptation to glacier change is crucial in relation to maintaining populations
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Year: 2015
Indoor Air Pollution (IAP) is a major health hazard in many developing countries
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Year: 2015
Scientific issues relevant to interactions between aerosols and the Asian monsoon climate were discussed and evaluated at the 33rd 'Forum of Science and Technology Frontiers' sponsored by the Department of Earth Sciences at the Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Year: 2015
BACKGROUND:Participatory forest monitoring has been promoted as a means to engage local forest-dependent communities in concrete climate mitigation activities as it brings a sense of ownership to the communities and hence increases the likelihood of success of forest preservation measures
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Year: 2015
The Kathmandu Valley in South Asia is considered as one of the global "hot spots" in terms of urban air pollution
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Year: 2015
The Kathmandu Valley in Nepal is a bowl-shaped urban basin in the Himalayan foothills with a serious problem of fine particulate air pollution that impacts local health and impairs visibility
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Year: 2015
Combustion of fuels in the residential sector for cooking and heating, results in the emission of aerosol and aerosol precursors impacting air quality, human health and climate
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Year: 2015
Although vital for millions of inhabitants, Himalayan water resources remain currently poorly known, mainly because of uncertainties on hydro-meteorological measurements
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Year: 2015
This work evaluates particle size-composition distributions simulated by the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) model using Micro-Orifice Uniform Deposit Impactor (MOUDI) measurements at 18 sites across North America
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Year: 2015
Meteorological studies in high-mountain environments form the basis of our understanding of catchment hydrology and glacier accumulation and melt processes, yet high-altitude (>4000 m above sea level, asl) observatories are rare
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Year: 2015
This work evaluates particle size-composition distributions simulated by the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) model using Micro-Orifice Uniform Deposit Impactor (MOUDI) measurements at 18 sites across North America
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Year: 2015
The regional dust morphology and spectral refractive indices (RIs; governed by hematite, Fe2O3 content at short wavelengths) are key elements for ascertaining direct radiative forcing of mineral dust aerosols
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Year: 2015
Particulate matter (PM) mass concentrations, seasonal cycles, source sector, and source region contributions in Central Asia (CA) are analyzed for the period April 2008-July 2009 using the Sulfur Transport and dEposition Model (STEM) chemical transport model and modeled meteorology from the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model
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Year: 2015
Despite the use of cerium oxide nanoparticles (nCe) in some regions as a diesel fuel additive, the physicochemical properties of the resulting exhaust particles in the ambient atmosphere are not well known
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Year: 2015
Air temperature is one of the most relevant input variables for snow and ice melt calculations
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Year: 2015
There is growing evidence that the rate of warming is amplified with elevation, such that high-mountain environments experience more rapid changes in temperature than environments at lower elevations
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Year: 2015
Climate changes are having dramatic ecological impacts in mid- to high-latitude mountain ranges where growth conditions are limited by climatic variables such as duration of growing season, moisture, and ambient temperature
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Year: 2015
High-altitude meteorological processes in the Himalaya are influenced by complex interactions between the topography and the monsoon and westerly circulation systems
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Year: 2015
This study is based on both the recent and the predicted twenty first century climatic and hydrological changes over the mountainous Upper Indus Basin (UIB), which are influenced by snow and glacier melting
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Year: 2015
AbstractStudy region The Salmon River is the second largest tributary of the Klamath River in northern California, USA
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Year: 2015
Incentives to use biofuels may result in increasing vehicular emissions of compounds detrimental to air quality
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Year: 2015
In this study, we present observational evidence, based on satellite aerosol measurements and MERRA reanalysis data for the period 1979–2011, indicating that absorbing aerosols can have strong influence on seasonal-to-interannual variability of the Indian summer monsoon rainfall, including amplification of ENSO effects
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Year: 2015
Over the past decade or so, the term “climate system modeling” has been gradually changed to “earth system modeling”, which reflects a shift of emphasis on seeking more understanding and modeling of how human activities (e
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Year: 2015
Over the past 30 years, the Chinese economy has experienced unprecedented growth
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Year: 2015
Aerosol optical properties are simulated using the Spectral Radiation Transport Model for Aerosol Species (SPRINTARS) coupled with the Non-hydrostatic ICosahedral Atmospheric Model (NICAM)
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Year: 2015
Atmosphere Initiative was established on 1 January 2013, as part of the Regional Programme on Cryosphere and Atmosphere to improve our understanding of atmospheric issues and to promote regional cooperation for addressing such issues in the HKH region
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Year: 2015
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Year: 2015
AbstractBackground More than two fifths of the world's population cook with solid fuels and are exposed to household air pollution (HAP)
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Year: 2015
Air quality models which are nowadays used for a wide range of scopes (i
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Year: 2015
Assessment of the impacts of brown carbon (BrC) requires accurate determination of its physical properties, but a model must be invoked to derive these from instrument data
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Year: 2015
Yak dung is widely used for cooking and heating in Tibet
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Year: 2015
Tropospheric ozone (O3) and aerosols are major air pollutants in the atmosphere
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Year: 2014
Household air pollution is a major health risk in South Asia
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Year: 2014
Household air pollution remains a dominant health risk, particularly in South Asia
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