Air Quality Management Articles

  • Understanding the Connection Between Air Pollution and COVID-19

    It’s known that air pollution is a contributing factor to a vast majority of respiratory health issues [1], so it’s not surprising that researchers are exploring the relationship between areas with high air pollution and the elevated health risks associated with COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Micro Pulse LiDAR: A Critical Tool for Emissions Source Detection

    Micro Pulse LiDAR remote sensing data are used to calculate a highly accurate Planetary Boundary Layer (PBL) height to improve plume models that help assess emissions sources. ...

  • Mining Emissions Effectively Monitored with Micro Pulse LiDAR Technology

    Mining operations include blasting, excavating, scraping, and sifting large amounts of dirt. These activities create dust and other emissions that are transported by air currents to surrounding areas. It is easy to say that dangerous particulate matter (PM) generated by mining should be monitored and kept to a minimum; however, it is very challenging to measure the levels of contaminants in the ...

  • Case-Study: Smart-Campus Air Quality Monitoring in Palava

    To make Palava City Management Association (PCMA) the Most Livable City in India, the authorities needed a comprehensive air monitoring solution to create awareness about the environmental health of the Campus. Oizom deployed Air Quality solutions at strategic locations. The authorities were able to create awareness amongst the citizens on the ambient air quality and offer suggestive actions. The ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Case-Study: Vehicular Emission Monitoring for Toll Booth Automation

    To demonstrate the efficiency of automated toll booths, Oizom installed Polludrone and helped Quantela monitor the Air Quality at Shahjahanpur toll booth, Alwar. The pollution levels increase by up to 8 times in congested traffic, which can be avoided by implementing automated toll booths. Polludrone monitored the real-time air quality at the toll booth and studied the increase in vehicular ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Case-Study: Ambient Air Monitoring for Ecotourism

    Gujarat Tourism association wanted to monitor the effect of increased tourism on the air quality of the tourist spots in real-time. Oizom installed Polludrone at 5 major tourist spots of Gujarat. The solution gave data of particulates generated, harmful gases released, and an increase in temperature. Gujarat Tourism was able to analyze the environment’s effect on the tourists as well as the ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Case-Study: Monitoring for Open Environmental Data

    The increasing pollution in Delhi (India) compelled IODA (India Open Data Association) to create an open environmental data for the citizens’ awareness. Oizom helped IODA to install Polludrone units across Delhi to monitor different particulate matter generation and its source location. The data was displayed in a mobile app to aware people of the current situations to take relevant actions. The ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Case Study: Airport Monitoring at Riyadh Airport Using Polludrone

    One of the busiest Airports of the Middle East, King Khalid International Airport situated in Riyadh, faces heavy pollution due to frequent dust storms and airplane emissions. Oizom helped in monitoring the air quality of the airport by installing Polludrone. Polludrone acquired the pollution data and analyzed the historical environmental data and trends. With this solution, the airport ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Case Study: Gandhinagar Smart-City Air Quality Monitoring Using Polludrone

    The capital city of Gujarat, Gandhinagar is one the smart-city of many. Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation monitored the city’s environmental health by installing Oizom Polludrone. In addition to Air Quality, the Polludrone also monitored the Rain Levels to complement the weather stations. The real-time data was dispersed to the mass audience through visual messaging displays for suggestive ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Case Study: Granada Campus Air Quality Monitoring Using Polludrone-CAAQMS

    With over 61000 students and staff residing within the University of Granada, Spain (almost 25% of the city’s population), the university aimed at providing a healthier environment to its students. Oizom helped CISCO to convert it into a smart campus by offering Environmental Monitoring. Polludrone monitored critical ambient parameters in real-time within the campus and displayed the data ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Does Evaporative cooling cost more than air conditioning?

    There is a lot of debate in industrial HVAC circles as to whether evaporative cooling or air conditioning is cheaper. Some argue that the cost to install evaporative cooling is higher but that the running costs are lower and others argue that evaporative cooling is cheaper to install and run but the maintenance costs are higher. But who is right? We’re here to give you the facts on the what ...


    By EcoCooling Ltd

  • Air Purifier Frequently Asked Questions Before Buying

    Most people don’t know whether the idea of buying an air purifier is actually good or not. They don’t really understand whether such will be a reasonable investment in the short or long run. If you are amongst such people, you have come to the right place. The reason for such doubt is because you don’t understand lots of facts about these air purifying devices. This ...

  • Remote Air Monitoring On Construction Sites: Resilience and ConTech meet new challenges

    In recent screen-to-screen conversations with industry leaders three words keep coming up in respect to air monitoring on construction sites: Resilience, Remote and ConTech. For the construction sector to survive and thrive beyond COVID-19, companies must implement systems-thinking approaches which mitigate risks to people and ...


    By Aeroqual Limited

  • Industrial Hygiene in the Age of the Coronavirus

    News about the Coronavirus is practically inescapable these days. The virus has seemed to come from out of nowhere and is causing many people to panic. And although there are still many questions about the virus, one thing is certain – It is communicable. Thus, it is important for people who work around others, and this is most of us, to know how to create as safe and as hygienic a ...


    By Nationwide Tank and Pipe LLC

  • Fine dust measurement in cities: Why clean air is a science in itself

    It is not just something in the air, people are directly affected: The particle matter (PM) pollution is an often-discussed topic before all else in larger cities and metropolitan areas - which is quite right to do. Airborne particles are harmful to human health even in low concentrations which makes precise measurements verifying compliance with the statutory limit values even more ...

  • The Air Purifiers, An Object That Revolutionizes Social Networks

    Pollen allergy, asthma, pets… respiratory diseases are an increasingly present reality and their prevalence continues to increase. If this is your case, you may have considered buying an air purifier (or it has even been recommended by the health personnel), a device that appears very similar to air conditioners but with the mission of returning better air than the one they trap. ...

  • Air pollution monitoring for mines: a solution for cost effective measurements

    Air pollution is one of the main environmental problems to be addressed by the EU. In order to foster sustainable development and mitigate climate change, it is therefore important to provide national and regional authorities with appropriate measures to reduce criteria pollutants (PM 10, PM2.5, O3, CO2, SO2 and NOx) concentrations in air. Many cities are not able of ...


    By ENVEA

  • Building Ventilation – The Proper Air Changes Per Hour (ACH)

    Posted by atlanticei If you need ventilation consulting or testing discussed in this article, call us at 1-800-344-4414 or e-mail us at info@atlenv.com for details and a free estimate. Written By:  Robert E. Sheriff, MS, CIH, CSP, ...

  • Construction sites pollution monitoring - Case study

    Constructing buildings, roads and other infra structure can have a substantial, temporary impact on local air quality. Airborne contaminants generated are spreading around in the surrounding neighborhood during activities (excavation, raw material extraction, demolition, transportation, painting, covering, concrete…), mostly carried by wind. The main construction contaminants include PM10 ...


    By ENVEA

  • Project Marseille tunnel ventilation systems - Case Study

    Summary: AQMesh air quality monitoring pods have been selected for use in a project to control the ventilation of a road tunnel in the city of Marseille. Location: Marseille, France Date: February 2019 - Present Customer: AtmoSud (AirPACA) / ...


    By AQMesh

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