AMBIENT AIR QUALITY DATA
YEAR - 2004

Annual Average Concentration in mg/m3 of Air Pollutants in Karnataka under NAMP

Table 1: Summary of SO2 levels in various cities during 2004.

S.No.

STATE/UT

CITY

LOCATION

Type of Area

Average

(mg/m3)

Std.

deviation

n

Air Quality

1

Karnataka

Bangalore

Amco Batteries

I

8

3

106

L

Graphite India Limited

I

9

9

107

L

KHB Industrial Area

I

10

7

22

-

Peenya Industrial Area

I

9

4

18

-

Ananda Rao Circle

R

7

4

73

L

Mysore

Hebbal Industrial Area

I

11

3

108

L

K.R. Circle

R

11

3

107

L

Dharwad

Lakkamanahalli Industrial Area

I

8

7

33

-

Hubli

Rani Chennamma Circle

R

15

9

35

-

Table 2: Summary of NO2 levels in various cities during 2004.

S.No.

STATE/UT

CITY

LOCATION

Type of Area

Average

(mg/m3)

Std.

deviation

n

Air Quality

1

Karnataka

Bangalore

Amco Batteries

I

52

12

106

M

Graphite India Limited

I

54

13

107

M

KHB Industrial Area

I

52

11

22

-

Peenya Industrial Area

I

42

11

18

-

Ananda Rao Circle

R

61

11

73

H

Mysore

Hebbal Industrial Area

I

20

3

108

L

K.R. Circle

R

20

4

107

L

Dharwad

Lakkamanahalli Industrial Area

I

BDL

4

33

-

Hubli

Rani Chennamma Circle

R

12

6

35

-

Table 3: Summary of RSPM levels in various cities during 2004.

S.No.

STATE/UT

CITY

LOCATION

Type of Area

Average

(mg/m3)

Std.

deviation

n

Air Quality

1

Karnataka

Bangalore

Amco Batteries

I

84

41

107

M

Graphite India Limited

I

73

40

107

M

KHB Industrial Area

I

62

26

22

-

Peenya Industrial Area

I

67

17

18

-

Ananda Rao Circle

R

71

17

73

H

Mysore

Hebbal Industrial Area

I

52

16

108

L

K.R. Circle

R

56

17

106

M

Dharwad

Lakkamanahalli Industrial Area

I

41

20

33

-

Hubli

Rani Chennamma Circle

R

157

77

35

-

Table 4: Summary of SPM levels in various cities during 2004.

S.No.

STATE/UT

CITY

LOCATION

Type of Area

Average

(mg/m3)

Std.

deviation

n

Air Quality

1

Karnataka

Bangalore

Amco Batteries

I

166

71

107

L

Graphite India Limited

I

154

68

107

L

KHB Industrial Area

I

146

56

22

-

Peenya Industrial Area

I

150

40

18

-

Ananda Rao Circle

R

173

34

73

H

Mysore

Hebbal Industrial Area

I

92

22

108

L

K.R. Circle

R

99

23

106

M

Dharwad

Lakkamanahalli Industrial Area

I

83

36

33

-

Hubli

Rani Chennamma Circle

R

420

205

32

-

Note:- R Residential and other areas, I Industrial area, Std deviation Standard deviation,
n number of days monitored for 16 and more hours a day
L- Low, M- Moderate, H High and
C Critical levels of pollution based on exceedence factor (calculated for n ³50 days)

BDL = Below Detection Limit (Concentration less than 4 mg/m3 for SO2)
BDL = Below Detection Limit (Concentration less than 9 mg/m3 for NO2)