Air quality at Sonamarg - A tourist hill station in Kashmir Valley, India

The present study was undertaken to determine the ambient air quality with respect to suspended particulate matter (TSPM), respirable suspended particulate matter (PM10), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and sulphur dioxide (SO2) at Sonamarg- a tourist hill station in Kashmir valley. The ambient air quality at three different station namely Sonamarg town, Thajwas and
Baltal was monitored from July to December in 2009. All the pollutants were measured with a sampling duration of 1 hour.