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Busy street in Kathmandu
Busy street in Kathmandu
Kathmandu Valley
Air pollution is a growing problem in the world, especially in urban areas. This is due to the increasing use of fossil fuels, primarily in transportation. Unmanaged urban settlements have also compounded the problem. Unfortunately, Kathmandu and its valley are victims of this problem.  
This case study includes:

  • a background section
  • a worksheet introduction
  • exercises

    You can access them by clicking on the links on the right


    Kathmandu Valley
    Air PollutionStudy area
    IntroductionExercise 1Exercise 2Exercise 3
    Useful links
    Eduspace - Software
    LEOWorks 3ArcExplorer
    Eduspace - Download
    Fig. 7.1 - 7.10 (zip file)MERIS images of Kathmandu valley (zip file)
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