Posted on : 06 Mar 2020Views: 2713
- Studies have found that black carbon impact glacier health adversely by hastening melt.
- According to a study by the scientists from Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), black carbon concentration in the Gangotri glacier region increases by 400 times during summer,
- WIHG is an autonomous institution under Department of Science & Technology
Article Related Questions
Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to Black Carbon?
1.Black carbon is a component of fine particulate matter (PM) formed due to incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, biofuel, and biomass.
2.Black carbon is capable of triggering glacial melting due to its light-absorbing nature.
3.The presence of black carbon aerosols in the eco-sensitive zone is a matter of serious concern
4.All of the above
Right Ans : All of the above