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Title: Assessment of emissions from transport sector in Delhi
Authors: Singh, Richa
Sharma, Chhemendra
Keywords: Activity Data
Emission Factor
Emission Inventory
Greenhouse Gases (GHGs)
Transport Sector
Issue Date: Feb-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: This study presents emissions of different pollutants from transport sector in Delhi. Results show that emissions of pollutants have increased during 2001-2009 as follows: CO2, 4395-6423; CH4, 1.03-3.32; N2O, 0.04-0.05; CO, 238-329; NOx, 44-64; and NMVOC, 44-60 Gg. However, CO2 emissions per unit of vehicle types for gasoline driven vehicles show a decrease as follows: two wheelers, 2.7; and cars, 4.3%; while in case of diesel driven vehicles, this reduction is 1.6%, indicating impact of better vehicle technologies introduced. However, CO2 emissions from per unit of CNG vehicles have been found to increase by 2.4% during this period due to increased consumption of CNG per unit of CNG vehicles.
Page(s): 155-160
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Source:JSIR Vol.71(02) [February 2012]

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