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Brief Review: The study of Ozone and its Precursors Gases

Srivastava, RK and Sarkar, S and Beig, G (2015) Brief Review: The study of Ozone and its Precursors Gases. International Journal of Environmental Sciences and Research, 4. pp. 166-173.

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Ozone is a major element on earth’s atmosphere. It is made up of tri-atomic molecule of oxygen, that the reason is it formulates “O3”. The ground level ozone act as a primary pollutant in atmosphere, made after the reaction of primary pollutants (NOX and VOCs) in the presence of sunlight. In troposphere, to increase the level of ozone many precursor gases are present which are responsible for the production of ground level ozone. These precursor gases are carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide (CO2), oxides of nitrogen (NOx), methane (CH4), hydro carbons (HCs) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The major anthropogenic sources of ozone in the troposphere are industrial emissions, vehicular exhaust and chemical solvents. The concentration of ozone in the atmosphere is monitored and maintain by different ozone air quality standards and national ambient air quality index (NAAQI), by observing them in monitoring system.

Item Type: Article
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Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Depositing User: IITM Library
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2016 13:30
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2016 13:30

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