Title

Crop Residue Burning: A Threat to South Asian Air Quality

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-16-2014

Abstract

For more than 2 decades, crop residues in Punjab, a region spanning northwestern India and eastern Pakistan, have been burned during October and November to ready fields for the next year's planting. This practice poses a serious threat to air quality in South Asia.

Comments

This article was originally published in Eos: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, volume 95, issue 37, in 2017. DOI: 10.1002/2014EO370001

Peer Reviewed

1

Copyright

American Geophysical Union