India, UK scientists working on a smog prediction model for Delhi


India, UK scientists working on a smog prediction model for Delhi

Scientists from India and the UK are working on a project that will enable better understanding of air pollution in Delhi, particularly during winter months when thick haze caused by suspended particulate matter envelopes the sky over the capital, said John Loughhead, Chief Scientific Adviser with the UK government’s Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

“Under the Newton-Bhabha scheme, there are interactions between researchers from both the countries on looking holistically at the causes of air pollution, particularly particulate matter concentration in the Delhi air.

The Indian Institute of technology (IIT) Delhi and a couple of UK universities, including Birmingham, are working together to understand this better,” Loughhead, who was here recently, told BusinessLine. Read More

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