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Major findings from the Pilot Phase of Project Surya

1) Black carbon emissions from biomass and fossil fuels in rural India

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 7289-7299, 2011. Full .pdf.

2) A Cellphone Based System for Large Scale Monitoring of Black Carbon

Atmos. Environ. vol 45, Issue 26, pp. 4481-4487, 2011 Full .pdf.

3) Real-time assessment of Black Carbon pollution in Indian households due to traditional and improved biomass cookstoves

Environmental Science and Technology, Published Online 08 February 2012, 8 pp Full .pdf.

4) Link between local scale BC emissions and large scale atmospheric solar absorption

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 1173-1187, 2012 Full .pdf.
Previously featured in Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss, 11, 21319-21361, 2011. Full .pdf



With funding from United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA, Sweden), QUALCOMM Incorporated (USA), The G. Unger Vetelsen Foundation (USA), and private donors (Dr. E. Freiman, Dr. D. Zaelke)