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Table 1 Details of air sampling locations in Jharia coalfield

From: Screening potential plant species for arresting particulates in Jharia coalfield, India

CodeLocationLatitude-longitudeSource of air pollution
CCSIR-CIMFR23°49′5″ N
86°25′41″ E
A mixed-forest of planted trees, herbs, and shrubs, official premises, minimum traffic (light and medium vehicle), paved road, encircling residential complexes, the highway at 1 km distance.
BRBarwa road23°48′39″ N
86°25′56″ E
Heavy public traffic on the highway, paved road, commercial activities, residential colonies on both sides, least avenue trees.
MAJeenagora23°42′8″ N
86°26′25″ E
Mining activities surrounding the site, poor roads, and low public traffic, coke oven plants, of coal-burning and allied industries, sparse trees.
MBAmjhar23°43′34″ N
86°29′36″ E
Mining activities surrounding the site, paved road, low traffic, coal burning, coke-oven plants, a forest of Tectona grandis surrounding the site.
MCAamtal23°45′2″ N
86°26′42″ E
Mining and allied activities at 1 km distance, paved road, low traffic, coal burning, sparse plantations.