rural india, poor air quality. goverment of india, SAFAR Pune

Predicting Poor Air Quality Events

Timely air quality information, even 24 hours in advance can assist those coping with health problems that are aggravated by ground-level ozone, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, particulate matter and other pollutants. Air quality advisories or alerts issued when pre-determined pollutant threshold exceeds should result in actions to reduce pollution levels and encourage people […]

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Innovative Interventions

Despite considerable technological advancement and improved irrigation facilities, Indian farmers are still dependent on monsoons. Inclement weather events such as, cold and heat waves, hail, squalls, tropical storms severely affect agricultural production. The malevolent effect of adverse weather can be partially reduced if predicted in advance and farmers suitably advised. At present public weather forecasts […]

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