Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations to Dot Districts

Date of Release: 
Feb 27 2016

KOCHI: With air quality across the state worsening by the day and people seldom grasping its implications, the Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) is set to install continuous ambient air quality monitoring stations (CAAQMS) in each district. CAAQMS monitors the level of pollutants - Sulphur dioxide, oxides of Nitrogen, Carbon dioxide, Carbon monoxide, suspended particulate matter (SPM), Hydrocarbon, ozone among others in the ambient atmosphere. The KSPCB will install the monitoring system in the city corporations in the initial phase and other districts in the second phase.

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