Environmental Health Research Group



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​2018


     1.   Ravindra K, Smith KR. Better kitchens and toilets: both needed for better health. Environmental Science                 and Pollution Research. 2018 Apr 7:1-4.

     2.   Bhargava N, Gurjar BR, Mor S, Ravindra K. Assessment of GHG mitigation and CDM technology in urban            transport sector of Chandigarh, India. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2018 Jan                             1;25(1):363-74.

     3.   Singh V, Ravindra K, Sahu L, Sokhi R. Trends of atmospheric black carbon concentration over United                   Kingdom. Atmospheric Environment. 2018 Apr 1;178:148-57.

    

2017

  1.   Manchanda CK, Khaiwal R, Mor S. Application of Sol-Gel Technique for Preparation of Nanosilica from     Coal Powered Thermal Power Plant Fly Ash. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 2017 Sep   1;83(3):574-8.                                                                                                 
  2.  Mor, S., Chhavi, M.K., Sushil, K.K., & Ravindra, K., 2017. Assessment of Hydrothermally Modified Fly   Ash  for the Treatment of Methylene Blue Dye in the Textile Industry Wastewater. Environment,         Development and Sustainability, 1-15.                                                                                        
  3. ​  Mor, S., Chhoden, K., Negi, P., & Ravindra, K., 2017. Utilization of Nano-Alumina and Activated Charcoal   for Phosphate Removal from Wastewater. Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring & Management, 7,   15-23.                                                                                         
  4.   Sidhu, M.K., Ravindra, K., Mor, S., & John, S., 2017. Household Air Pollution from Various Types of Rural Kitchens and its Exposure Assessment. Science of the Total Environment, 586, 419-429.                           
  5. ​ Mor, S., Manchanda, C.K., Kansal, S.K., & Ravindra, K., 2017. Nanosilica Extraction from Processed Agricultural Residue using Green Technology. Journal of Cleaner Production, 143, 1284-1290.                   
  6. Plaka, K., Ravindra, K., Mor, S., & Gauba, K., 2017.  Risk Factors and Prevalence of Dental Fluorosis and Dental Caries in School Children of North India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 189(1), 40. 
  7. Ravindra K.,2017. Tackling India’s Air Pollution: The Toxic Threat that Goes Beyond the Borders of Megacities, Policy Forum, http://www.policyforum.net/air-pollution-india-delhi/


2016

   

  1.  Gurjar, B.R., Ravindra, K., & Nagpure, A. S., 2016. Air Pollution Trends Over Indian Megacities and their Local-To-Global Implications. Atmospheric Environment, 142, 475-495. 
  2. Ravindra, K., Singh, T., Tripathy, J.P., Mor, S., Munjal, S., Patro, B., & Panda, N., 2016. Assessment of Noise Pollution in and Around a Sensitive Zone in North India and its Non-Auditory Impacts. Science of the Total Environment, 566, 981-987. 
  3. Ravindra, K., Tripathy, J.P., & Tripathy, N.K., 2016. Dynamics of Multi-Stakeholder Engagement and its Role in Achieving High Compliance of a Tobacco Control Programme. World Development Perspectives, 3, 7-11. 
  4. Ravindra, K., Kaur, K., & Mor, S., 2016. Occupational Exposure to the Municipal Solid Waste Workers in Chandigarh, India. Waste Management & Research, 0734242X16665913. 
  5. Mor, S., Chhoden, K., & Ravindra, K., 2016. Application of Agro-Waste Rice Husk Ash for the Removal of Phosphate from the Wastewater. Journal of Cleaner Production, 129, 673-680. 
  6. Mor, S., Kaur, K., & Ravindra, K., 2016. SWOT Analysis of Waste Management Practices in Chandigarh, India and Prospects for Sustainable Cities. Journal of Environmental Biology, 37(3), 327. 
  7. Kaur, K., Mor, S., & Ravindra, K., 2016. Removal of Chemical Oxygen Demand from Landfill Leachate using Cow-Dung Ash as a Low-Cost Adsorbent. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 469, 338-343.
  8. Lawrence, S., Sokhi, R., & Ravindra, K., 2016. Quantification Of Vehicle Fleet PM 10 Particulate Matter Emission Factors from Exhaust and Non-Exhaust Sources Using Tunnel Measurement Techniques. Environmental Pollution, 210, 419-428. 
  9.  Devi, P., Bajala, V., Garg, V.K., Mor, S., & Ravindra, K., 2016. Heavy Metal Content in Various Types of Candies and their Daily Dietary Intake by Children. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 188(2), 86


2015


  1. Ravindra, K., Sidhu, M.K., Mor, S., John, S., & Pyne, S., 2015. Air Pollution in India: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Policy. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, 20(4), A4015003.
  2. Kaur K., Mor S., Ravindra, K., 2015. A Glance at the World-Waste Management Policies in India: Can We Address the Implementation Challenges? Waste Management, 37, 2015. 
  3. Ravindra, K., Kaur K., Mor S., 2015. System Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste Management in Chandigarh and Minimization Practices for Cleaner Emissions. Journal of Cleaner Production, 89, 251-256.  

2014


  1. Goel, S., Ravindra, K., Singh, R.J., & Sharma, D., 2014. Effective Smoke-Free Policies in Achieving a High Level of Compliance with Smoke-Free Law: Experiences from a District of North India. Tobacco control, 23(4), 291-294.

2013

  1. Mor S, Kaur K, Ravindra, K., 2013. Growth Behavior Studies of Bread Wheat Plant Exposed to Municipal Landfill Leachate. Journal of Environmental Biology, 34, 1083-1087. 
  2. Lawrence, S., Sokhi, R., Ravindra, K., Mao, H., Douglas, H.P., Bull, I.D., 2013. Source Apportionment of Traffic Emissions of Particulate Matter using Tunnel Measurements. Atmospheric Environment, 77, 548-557.

2012


  1. Kaur K, Mor S, Singh K, Ravindra, K., 2012. Assessment of Landfill Leachate Toxicity using Chickpea. Journal of Sustainable Environmental Research, 1(2): 115-120.


2011


  1. Ravindra, K. 2011. Preface: Special Issue on Monitoring, Fate and Health Risks of Environmental Pollutants (Part III). International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 8, 1-2. 
  2. Bencs, L., Ravindra, K., Van Grieken, R., 2011.  Platinum Group Elements: Environmental Pollution and Health Effects. J. Nriagu, J., (ed.) Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, 4, 580-595, Elsevier, Oxford. 


2010

  1. Bencs, L., Ravindra, K., de Hoog, J., Spolnik, Z., Deutsch, F., Bleux, N., Berghmans, P., Roekens, E., Van Grieken, R., 2010. Appraisal of Measurement Methods, Chemical Composition and Sources of Fine Atmospheric Particles over Six Different Areas of Northern Belgium. Environmental Pollution, 158, 3421-3430.
  2. Kornartit, C., Sokhi, R., Burton, A., Ravindra, K., 2010. Activity Pattern and Personal Exposure to Nitrogen Dioxide in Indoor and Outdoor Microenvironments. Environmental International, 36, 36-45. 
  3. Ravindra, K. 2010. Preface: Special Issue on Monitoring, Fate and Health Risks of Environmental Pollutants (Part II). International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 6, 217-219. 
  4. Ravindra, K. 2010. Preface: Special Issue on Monitoring, Fate and Health Risks of Environmental Pollutants (Part I). International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 5, 1-3. 


2009

  1. Mor, S., Singh, S., Yadav, P., Rani, V., Rani, P., Sheoran, M., Singh, G., Ravindra, K., 2009. Appraisal of Salinity and Fluoride in a Semi-arid Region of India using Statistical and Multivariate Analysis. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 31, 643-655.
  2. Bencs, L., Ravindra, K., de Hoog, J., Deutsch, F., Rasoazanany, E., Bleux, N., Berghmans, P., Roekens, E., Van Grieken, R., 2008. Mass and Major Ionic Constituents of Atmospheric Fine Particle over Belgium and their Relation with Gaseous Air Pollutants. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 10, 1148-1157.

2008

  1. Ravindra, K., Stranger, M., Van Grieken, R., 2008. Chemical Characterization and Multivariate Analysis of Atmospheric PM2.5 Particles. Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, 59, 199-218. 
  2. Ravindra, K., Dirtu A., Covaci, A., 2008. Low pressure - Gas Chromatography: Recent Trends and Developments. Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 27, 291-303. 
  3. Dirtu, A.C., Ravindra, K., Roosens L, Van Grieken, R., Neels, H., blust, R., Covaci A., 2008. Fast analysis of Decabrominated Diphenyl Ether using Low-pressure Gas Chromatography – Electron Capture Negative Ionization – Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A, 1186, 295-301.  
  4. Ravindra, K., Wauters, E., Van Grieken, R., 2008. Variation in Particulate PAHs Levels and their Relation with the Transboundary Movement of Air Masses. Science of the Total Environment, 396, 100-110.
  5.  Ravindra, K., Sokhi, R.S., Van Grieken, R., 2008. Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Source Attribution, Emission Factors and Regulation. Atmospheric Environment, 42, 2895-2921. 


2007

  1. Ravindra, K., Garg, V.K., 2007. Hydro-chemical Survey of Groundwater of Hisar city and Assessment of Defluoridation Methods Used in India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 132, 33-43. 
  2.  Ravindra, K., Wauters, E., Van Grieken, R., 2007. Spatial and Temporal Variation in Particulate PAHs Levels over Menen (Belgium) and their Relation with Air Mass Trajectories. Developments in Environmental Sciences 6, 838-841. 
  3. Mor, S., Ravindra, K., Bishnoi, N.R., 2007. Adsorption of Chromium from Aqueous Solution by Activated Alumina and Activated Charcoal. Bioresource Technology 98, 954-957.

2006


  1. Mor, S., Ravindra, K., De Visscher, A., Dahiya, R.P., Chandra A., 2006. Municipal Solid Waste Characterization and its Assessment for Potential Methane Generation: A Case Study. Science of the Total Environment 371, 1-10. 
  2. Kaushik, C.P., Ravindra, K., Yadav, K., Mehta, S., Haritash, A.K., 2006. Assessment of Ambient Air Quality in Urban Centres of Haryana (India) in Relation to Different Anthropogenic Activities and Health Risks. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 122, 27-40. 
  3. Ravindra, K., Godoi, A.F.L., Bencs, L., Van Grieken, R., 2006. Low-pressure Gas Chromatography - Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry for the Fast Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Air Samples. Journal of Chromatography A 1114, 278-281. 
  4. Ravindra, K., Bencs, L., Wauters, E., de Hoog, J., Deutsch, F., Roekens, E., Bleux, N., Bergmans, P., Van Grieken, R., 2006. Seasonal and Site Specific Variation in Vapor and Aerosol Phase PAHs over Flanders (Belgium) and their Relation with Anthropogenic Activities. Atmospheric Environment 40, 771-785.  
  5. Mor, S., Ravindra, K., Dahiya, R.P., Chandra, A., 2006. Leachate Characterization and Assessment of Groundwater Pollution near Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Site. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 118, 435-456. 
  6. Ravindra, K., Garg, V.K., 2006. Distribution of Fluoride in Groundwater and its Suitability Assessment for Drinking Purpose. International Journal of Environmental Health Research 16, 163-166. 
  7. Mor, S., De Visscher, A., Ravindra, K., Dahiya, R.P., Chandra, A., Van Cleemput, O., 2006. Induction of Enhanced Methane Oxidation in Compost: Temperature and Moisture Response. Waste Management 26, 381-388. 
  8. Ravindra, K., Wauters, E., Taygi, S.K., Mor S., Van Grieken, R., 2006. Assessment of Air Quality after the Implementation of CNG as Fuel in Public Transport in Delhi, India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 115, 405- 417. 

2005


  1. Ravindra, K., Bencs, L., Wauters, E., de Hoog, J., Deutsch, F., Roekens, E., Bleux, N., Bergmans, P., Van Grieken, R., 2005. Concentration Trends and Sources of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Belgium. IASTA Bulletin 17, 98-99.  

2004


  1. Ravindra, K., 2004. Environment Concern in National and International Planning. Green Pages, 8, (8) February 2004, Editorial.
  2. Godoi, A.F.L., Ravindra, K., Godoi, R.H.M., Andrade, S.J., Santiago-Silva, M., Van Vaeck L., Van Grieken R, R., 2004. Fast Chromatographic Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon in Aerosol Samples from Sugar Cane Burning. Journal of Chromatography A 1027, 49-53.  
  3. Ravindra, K., Bencs, L., Van Grieken, R., 2004. Platinum Group Elements in Environment and their Risk Assessment. Science of the Total Environment 318, 1-43. 

2003

  1. Bencs, L., Ravindra, K., Van Grieken, R., 2003. Methods for the Determination of Anthropogenic Platinum Group Elements Originating from the Abrasion of Automotive Catalytic Converters. Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy 58, 1723-1755. 
  2. Ravindra, K.,Ameena, Meenakshi, Monika, Rani, Kaushik, A., 2003. Seasonal Variation in Water Quality of River Yamuna in Haryana and its Ecological Best-Designated Use. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 5, 419-426. 
  3. Ravindra, K., Mor, S., Kaushik, C.P., 2003. Short-term Variation in Air Quality Associated with Firework Event: A Case Study. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 5, 260-264. 
  4. Ravindra, K., Mor, S., Ameena, Kamyotra, J.S., Kaushik, C.P., 2003. Variation in Spatial Pattern of Various Air Pollutants before, and during Initial Rain of Monsoon. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 87, 145-153. 

2002

  1. Mor, S., Ravindra, K., Bishnoi, N.R., 2002. Adsorption of Chromium using Activated Baggase Carbon as Adsorbent. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection 22, 564-568. 

2001

  1. Ravindra, K., Mittal, A.K., Van Grieken. R., 2001. Health Risk Assessment of Urban Suspended Particulate Matter with Special Reference to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: A Review. Reviews on Environmental Health 16,169-189


​Book chapters

  1. Ravindra, K., 2017. Household Air Pollution and Risk of Pneumonia, “Current Concepts in the Management of Respiratory Disorders”, Published by Central Ayurveda Research Institute for Respiratory Disorders, CCRAS, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India (ISBN: 978-81-932245-3-3).
  2. Ravindra, K., 2016. Second-hand tobacco smoke: Challenges, Monitoring and Exposure Assessment, “Tobacco Control: A module for Public Health Professionals” Published by School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh; International Union Against Tuberculosis And Lung Disease; Jawaharlal Institute of  Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (ISBN:9789352674152).
  3. Ravindra, K., Mor, S. 2013. Water quality in India: Issues and challenges. Gill, SS., editors. “Water for health: Healthy water, healthy life”, pp. 256-261. Gulab Publisher, New Delhi & Basera Verlag, Germany
  4. Mor, S., Bhatia, N., Mor, S., Ravindra, K., 2013. On-site sanitation system and their impact on groundwater quality, “Water for health: Healthy water, healthy life”, pp. 146-152. Gulab Publisher, New Delhi & Basera Verlag, Germany
  5. Ravindra, K., 2011. Determination of atmospheric volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds.  Quante, M., Ebinghaus, R., Flöser, G., editors "Persistent Pollutants: Past, Present and Future", Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 177-205.
  6. Bencs, L., Ravindra, K., Van Grieken, R., 2006. Determination of palladium in environmental samples by graphite furnace atomic spectrometry techniques. Zereini F., Alt F., editors. "Palladium Emission in the Environment: Analytical, Environmental Assessment and Health Effects", pp. 173-189. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (ISBN:3-540-29219-5)
  7. Bencs, L., Ravindra, K., Van Grieken, R., 2006. Spatial and temporal variation of anthropogenic palladium in the environment. Zereini, F., Alt, F., editors. "Palladium Emission in the Environment: Analytical, Environmental Assessment andHealth Effects", pp. 433-454. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (ISBN:3-540-29219-5)

Books

  1. Francis, X., Ravindra, K., Chemel, C., Newbold, J., Incecik, S., Kahya, C., and Sokhi, R.S., 2009. Proceedings of Short Papers: 7th International Conference on Air Quality Science and Application. University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield (ISBN: 978-1-905313-64-8)
  2. Hu, R-M, Ravindra, K., Chemel, C., Newbold, J., Incecik, S., Kahya, C., and Sokhi, R.S., 2009. Proceedings of Abstracts: 7th International Conference on Air Quality Science and Application. University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield (ISBN: 978-1-905313-63-1)
  3. Ravindra, K., and Mor S., 2007. Test Your Knowledge in Environmental Sciences, pp. 1-215.  JBC Publisher & Distributors, New Delhi. (ISBN: 81-904269-0-7).

  4. Ravindra, K., 2006. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Atmosphere: Fast Determination, Concentrations, Sources and Health Risks, pp. 1-205. (ISBN: 90-5728-065-5)





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