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Title: Rise in nitrous oxide levels due to fossil fuel combustion in urban atmosphere
Authors: Rout, Puspanjali
Das, R
Das, Surendra Nath
Keywords: Nitrous oxide
Fossil fuels
Issue Date: Jan-2005
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: <smarttagtype namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="City"><smarttagtype namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="place" downloadurl=""> During the study period (2001-2003), the population of Bhubaneswar city increased about 3.9 % while the number of registered vehicles went up about 13 %. The N<sub>2</sub>O concentration in air was above the ambient value (~419-428 ppbv) at most busy traffic posts. Similarly, at posts having low traffic density, the N<sub>2</sub>O level was (~228 ppbv). Wide variations were observed for N<sub>2</sub>O levels in the same station on different days because of varying traffic density. Seasonal variation could not be established due to less number of samples. </smarttagtype></smarttagtype>
Description: 46-52
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.64(01) [January 2005]

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