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Guest lecture “Effects of air pollution on health, vegetation/crops and materials” on 28 August 2018 10 am, Seminar Hall, GAT



Guest lecture “Effects of air pollution on health, vegetation/crops and  materials”

on  28 August 2018  10 am, Seminar Hall, GAT

Speaker :  Dr Dilip M Chate, Deputy Project Director, Indian Institute of tropical  Meteorology, Pune

Audience : Students of V Semester,  faculty-  Civil Engineering Department

Organized by :  Department of Science & Humanitiesdr-dilip-m-chate

Brief summary of the guest lecture:

  • Introduction on the current air pollution issues in India.
  • Discussion on the drivers of extreme air pollution events.
  • Impact of air pollution on health and crops.
  • Hazardous effects of air pollutants such as
    • acidification/eutrophication of lakes, land, ground water
    • Direct toxic effects caused by heavy metals
    • Organochloric contaminants when they accumulate in organisms.
  • Mitigating air pollution and greenhouse gases without adversely impacting all round development in India.
  • Further scope in this field.