Spatial and Temporal Analysis of VOC Concentration in Capital City of Odisha in Indian Sub-continent
Since time immemorial, it has been a constant endeavour of human being to pursue various aspects of life with ease. This has generated requirement of building equipments and in turn instigate industrialization and urbanization, which is moving at very rapid pace so also the population. The over grown population, industrialisation and heavy transportation together have greatly impacted the normal human life with poor air quality, noise and water body pollution. The rate at which urban air pollution has grown across the country is alarming. This paper deliberates the air quality of Bhubaneswar, the capital of the Indian State of Odisha. Different air pollutants are being measured and analysed with respect to its temporal and geo-spatial behaviour. This paper focused on Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) with its temporal and spatial variation within the city area. The result shows a demand of high resolution of sensing data to understand the overall air quality profile.
KeywordsAir quality Spatial analysis Temporal analysis VOC
This research is supported and funded by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Govt. of India. The authors are thankful to Shri B.M. Baveja, Group Coordinator, CC and BT, DeitY, MCIT, New Delhi. Authors are also thankful to the Director of CSIR-IMMT and other members of this project, for their kind support towards carrying out this research pursuit.
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