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Posted on : 06 Mar 2020

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  • 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

  1. Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to Black Carbon?

  2. 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

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