G. Bharat

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Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) have been used in a wide range of agricultural and industrial commodities, resulting in vigorous deterioration of environment and human health. A number of studies on the occurrence of POPs confirm their presence in various environmental compartments and human body. In order to deal with this global concern, India has(More)
A descriptive study was conducted among tetanus cases admitted to epidemic disease hospital (EDH), Bangalore from October 2006 to March 2007 to describe the socio demographic characteristics of tetanus cases, the clinical presentation and the treatment given to tetanus cases. A total of 80 cases were admitted during this period. Out of the 80 tetanus cases,(More)
Classification of scenes along the semantic categories has received tremendous attention from researchers working in the field of computer vision. The content and the context information obtained from scenes at various levels of granularity have been used to solve the problem of classification of scenes. We propose a simple approach for classifying the(More)
Many perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are ubiquitous environmental contaminants. They have been widely used in production processes and daily-use products or may result from degradation of precursor compounds in products or the environment. India, with its developing industrialization and population moving from traditional to contemporary lifestyles,(More)
India's rapid agro-economic growth has resulted into many environmental issues, especially related to chemical pollution. Environmental management and control of toxic chemicals have gained significant attention from policy makers, researchers, and enterprises in India. The present study reviews the policy and legal and non-regulatory schemes set in place(More)
Melting glaciers are natural redistributors of legacy airborne pollutants, affecting exposure of pristine proglacial environments. Our data shows that melting Himalayan glaciers can be major contributors of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and high-molecular-weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) for surface water in the Gangetic Plain during the(More)
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