04 March, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the study and its findings; about black carbon
News: A study by scientists at the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) was recently released.
About the study
The team of scientists from WIHG measured variations of black carbon concentration at Chirbasa, near the Gangotri glacier in the Indian Himalaya, and located at an altitude of 3,600 metres, during the year 2016.
Key findings of the study
About Black Carbon
Source: The Hindu
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