Air Pollution in Developing Countries

  1. TURBOCOCINA Field Assessments in Schools: San Lorenzo Guatemala

    Northcross AL, Smith KR, Hernandez MT. TURBOCOCINA Field Assessments in Schools: San Lorenzo Guatemala. Household Energy, Health, and Climate Change Research Group. UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Nov 2012.
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  2. Household Light Makes Global Heat: High Black Carbon Emissions From Kerosene Wick Lamps

    Lam N, Chen Y, Weyant C, Venkataraman C, Sadavarte P, Johnson M, Smith KR, Brem B, Arineitwe J, Ellis J, Bond T. Household Light Makes Global Heat: High Black
    Carbon Emissions From Kerosene Wick Lamps. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2012, 46, 13531−13538. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es302697h
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  3. Pollutant Emissions and Energy Efficiency under Controlled Conditions for Household Biomass Cookstoves and Implications for Metrics Useful in Setting International Test Standards

    Jetter J, Zhao Y, Smith KR, Khan B, Yelverton T, Decarlo P, Hays MD. Pollutant Emissions and Energy Efficiency under Controlled Conditions for Household Biomass Cookstoves and Implications for Metrics Useful in Setting International Test Standards. Environ Sci Technol. 2012 Oct 2;46(19):10827-34. doi: 10.1021/es301693f. Epub 2012 Sep 17.
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  4. Temperature dataloggers as stove use monitors (SUMs): Field methods and signal analysis

    Ruiz-Mercado I, Canuz E, Smith KR. (2012). Temperature dataloggers as stove use monitors (SUMs): Field methods and signal analysis. Biomass and Bioenergy 47 (2012), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.09.003
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  5. Global Heart: Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution, and Cardiovascular Health

    The most recent issue of Global Heart, the Official Journal of the World Heart Foundation, is dedicated to Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Health (click here to see the Table of Contents ).

    Attached here are two of the articles related to Household Air Pollution.

    1. Baumgartner J, Smith KR, Chockalingam A. Reducing CVD Through Improvements in Household Energy Implications for Policy-Relevant Research. (2012) Global Heart 7:3. 243-247. Download PDF.

    2. Pandey MR. Household Smoke Pollution and Chronic Cor Pulmonale. (2012) Global Heart 7:3. 261-263.Download PDF.


  6. Cooking practices, air quality, and the acceptability of advanced cookstoves in Haryana, India: an exploratory study to inform large-scale interventions

    Mukhopadhyay R, Sambandam S, Pillarisetti A, Jack D, Mukhopadhyay K, Balakrishnan K, Vaswani M, Bates MN, Kinney PL, Arora N, & Smith, KR. (2012). Cooking practices, air quality, and the acceptability of advanced cookstoves in Haryana, India: an exploratory study to inform large-scale interventions. Global Health Action, 5. doi:10.3402/gha.v5i0.19016
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  7. Kerosene: A Review of Household Uses and their Hazards in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

    Lam NL, Smith KR, Gauthier A, Bates MN. Kerosene: A Review of Household Uses and their Hazards in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B: Critical Reviews, 15:6, 396-432 (2012).
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  8. Demographic change and carbon dioxide emissions

    O’Neill BC, Liddle B, Jiang L, Smith KR, Pachauri S, Dalton M, Fuchs R. Demographic change and carbon dioxide emissions. The Lancet, Available online 9 July 2012, ISSN 0140-6736, 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60958-1.
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  9. A Short History of Woodsmoke and Implications for Chile

    Smith KR, Pillarisetti A. A Short History of Woodsmoke and Implications for Chile. Estudios Públicos, 126 (otoño 2012): 163-179.
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  10. Personal PM2.5 and indoor CO in nomadic tents using open and chimney biomass stoves on the Tibetan Plateau

    Li C, Kang S, Chen P, Zhang Q, Guo J, Mi J, Basang P, Luosang Q, Smith KR, Personal PM2.5 and indoor CO in nomadic tents using open and chimney biomass stoves on the Tibetan Plateau, Atmos Environ. 59: 207-213.
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