Naresh Kumar, PhD, University of Durham, UK; Health Effects of Environment

Associate Professor

  • 1090 Citations
19962021
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Research Output 1996 2019

  • 1090 Citations
  • 47 Article
  • 1 Review article
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2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessment of local and regional strategies to control bacteria levels at beaches with consideration of impacts from climate change

Barreras, H., Kelly, E. A., Kumar, N. & Solo-Gabriele, H. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 138, p. 249-259 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beaches
Climate change
beaches
Bacteria
beach

Mortality and air pollution effects of air quality interventions in Delhi and Beijing

Sinha, J. & Kumar, N., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Environmental Science. 7, FEB, 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
pollution effect
particulate matter
air quality
atmospheric pollution
Olympic Games
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of beach management policies on recreational water quality

Kelly, E. A., Feng, Z., Gidley, M. L., Sinigalliano, C. D., Kumar, N., Donahue, A. G., Reniers, A. J. H. M. & Solo-Gabriele, H. M., Apr 15 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 212, p. 266-277 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beaches
Water quality
beach
water quality
Bacteria

Impact of seasonal variation in meteorological conditions on dry eye severity

Dermer, H., Galor, A., Hackam, A. S., Mirsaeidi, M. & Kumar, N., Jan 1 2018, In : Clinical Ophthalmology. 12, p. 2471-2481 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

International Classification of Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Symptom Assessment
Weather
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)
Sun hoods
Escherichia coli
Toxicity
Nanoparticles
toxicity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Application of Scanning Electron Microscopy With Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy for Analyzing Ocular Surface Particles on Schirmer Strips

Avula, A., Galor, A., Blackwelder, P., Carballosa-Gautam, M., Hackam, A. S., Jeng, B. & Kumar, N., Mar 21 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Cornea.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

X-Ray Emission Spectrometry
Electron Scanning Microscopy
Spectrum Analysis
Particulate Matter
Metals
8 Citations (Scopus)

Host outdoor exposure variability affects the transmission and spread of Zika virus: Insights for epidemic control

Ajelli, M., Moise, I., Hutchings, T. C. S. G., Brown, S., Kumar, N., Johnson, N. F. & Beier, J. C., Sep 14 2017, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 11, 9, e0005851.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Culicidae
Human Activities
Infection
Population
Population Characteristics
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Delhi's Air Pollution '(Re)distribution and Air Quality Regulations'

Kumar, N., Linderman, M., Chu, A. D., Buda, T., Tripathi, S., Foster, A. D. & Liang, D., Mar 2 2016, In : Environmental Policy and Law. 46, 1, p. 77-86 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pollution policy
regulatory approach
air pollution
redistribution
air quality
15 Citations (Scopus)

Elevated Concentrations of Lead in Particulate Matter on the Neighborhood-Scale in Delhi, India As Determined by Single Particle Analysis

Shen, H., Peters, T. M., Casuccio, G. S., Lersch, T. L., West, R. R., Kumar, A., Kumar, N. & Ault, A. P., May 17 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 10, p. 4961-4970 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particulate Matter
particulate matter
Lead acid batteries
particle
analysis
5 Citations (Scopus)
Puerto Rico
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Polychlorinated biphenyls
PCB
Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

Potential impacts of PCBs on sediment microbiomes in a tropical marine environment

Klaus, J., Kourafalou, V. H., Piggot, A. M., Reniers, A., Kang, H. S., Kumar, N., Zahran, E., Bachas, L. G., Fernandez, A., Gardinali, P., Toborek, M. J., Daunert, S., Deo, S. K. & Solo-Gabriele, H. M., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 4, 1, 13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tropical environment
Polychlorinated biphenyls
marine environment
PCB
Sediments
6 Citations (Scopus)
Particulate Matter
Birth Weight
Uncertainty
Low Birth Weight Infant
Environmental Health
Particulate Matter
Birth Weight
Uncertainty
Low Birth Weight Infant
Environmental Health
2015
14 Citations (Scopus)

Passive sampling to capture the spatial variability of coarse particles by composition in Cleveland, OH

Sawvel, E. J., Willis, R., West, R. R., Casuccio, G. S., Norris, G., Kumar, N., Hammond, D. & Peters, T. M., Mar 1 2015, In : Atmospheric Environment. 105, p. 61-69 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sampling
X-ray spectroscopy
sampling
Chemical analysis
scanning electron microscopy
6 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal Variation in Dry Eye

Kumar, N., Feuer, W. J., Lanza, N. L. & Galor, A., Aug 1 2015, In : Ophthalmology. 122, 8, p. 1727-1729 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dry Eye Syndromes
Veterans
Pollen
Allergens
Hypersensitivity
2014
30 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental factors affect the risk of dry eye syndrome in a United States veteran population

Galor, A., Kumar, N., Feuer, W. J. & Lee, D. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Ophthalmology. 121, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Factual Databases
Dry Eye Syndromes
Veterans Health
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Atmospheric Pressure
6 Citations (Scopus)

Walking and proximity to the urban growth boundary and central business district

Brown, S., Lombard, J., Toro, M., Huang, S., Perrino, T., Perez-Gomez, G., Plater-Zyberk, E., Pantin, H., Affuso, O., Kumar, N., Wang, K. & Szapocznik, J., Jan 1 2014, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 47, 4, p. 481-486 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urban Renewal
Walking
Growth
2013
48 Citations (Scopus)

Exposure prediction approaches used in air pollution epidemiology studies: Key findings and future recommendations

Baxter, L. K., Dionisio, K. L., Burke, J., Ebelt Sarnat, S., Sarnat, J. A., Hodas, N., Rich, D. Q., Turpin, B. J., Jones, R. R., Mannshardt, E., Kumar, N., Beevers, S. D. & Özkaynak, H., Oct 3 2013, In : Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 23, 6, p. 654-659 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidemiology
Air Pollution
Air pollution
Epidemiologic Studies
Human Activities
25 Citations (Scopus)

Satellite-based PM concentrations and their application to COPD in Cleveland, OH

Kumar, N., Liang, D., Comellas, A., Chu, A. D. & Abrams, T., Sep 19 2013, In : Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 23, 6, p. 637-646 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary diseases
Aerosols
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Environmental Protection Agency
Satellites
4 Citations (Scopus)

Spatiotemporal modeling of irregularly spaced aerosol optical depth data

Oleson, J. J., Kumar, N. & Smith, B. J., Jun 1 2013, In : Environmental and Ecological Statistics. 20, 2, p. 297-314 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spatio-temporal Modeling
Data Depth
Aerosol
optical depth
aerosol
62 Citations (Scopus)

The promise of Beijing: Evaluating the impact of the 2008 Olympic Games on air quality

Chen, Y., Jin, G. Z., Kumar, N. & Shi, G., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 66, 3, p. 424-443 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Olympic Games
air quality
atmospheric pollution
aerosol
spatial resolution
12 Citations (Scopus)

Time-space Kriging to address the spatiotemporal misalignment in the large datasets

Liang, D. & Kumar, N., Jun 1 2013, In : Atmospheric Environment. 72, p. 60-69 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidemiology
Air pollution
kriging
Interpolation
Aerodynamics
2012
34 Citations (Scopus)

Gaming in air pollution data lessons from China

Chen, Y., Jin, G. Z., Kumar, N. & Shi, G., Nov 1 2012, In : B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy. 12, 3, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air pollution
Gaming
China
Discontinuity
Quality improvement
13 Citations (Scopus)

Uncertainty in the relationship between criteria pollutants and low birth weight in Chicago

Kumar, N., Mar 1 2012, In : Atmospheric Environment. 49, p. 171-179 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air pollution
atmospheric pollution
pollutant
Monitoring
Health
2011
25 Citations (Scopus)

Health effects of air quality regulations in Delhi, India

Foster, A. & Kumar, N., Mar 1 2011, In : Atmospheric Environment. 45, 9, p. 1675-1683 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air quality
air quality
Health
Air pollution
atmospheric pollution
32 Citations (Scopus)

Satellite remote sensing for developing time and space resolved estimates of ambient particulate in Cleveland, OH

Kumar, N., Chu, A. D., Foster, A. D., Peters, T. & Willis, R., Sep 1 2011, In : Aerosol Science and Technology. 45, 9, p. 1090-1108 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particulate Matter
MODIS
Aerosols
Remote sensing
Satellites
2010
5 Citations (Scopus)

A hybrid approach for predicting PM 2.5 exposure

Kumar, N., Oct 1 2010, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 118, 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air Pollutants
Environmental Monitoring
Environmental Exposure
Particle Size
39 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial distribution of airborne polychlorinated biphenyls in Cleveland, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois

Persoon, C., Peters, T. M., Kumar, N. & Hornbuckle, K. C., Apr 15 2010, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 44, 8, p. 2797-2802 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Spatial distribution
PCB
spatial distribution
Aroclors
17 Citations (Scopus)

What can affect AOD-PM2.5 association?

Kumar, N., Mar 1 2010, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 118, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Satellite Communications
Geographic Information Systems
Air Pollutants
Particulate Matter
Environmental Monitoring
2009
17 Citations (Scopus)

Air quality interventions and spatial dynamics of air pollution in Delhi and its surroundings

Kumar, N. & Foster, A. D., Jul 17 2009, In : International Journal of Environment and Waste Management. 4, 1-2, p. 85-111 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air pollution
Air quality
air quality
atmospheric pollution
World Health Organization
6 Citations (Scopus)

An optimal spatial configuration of sample sites for air pollution monitoring

Kumar, N., Nixon, V., Sinha, K., Jiang, X., Ziegenhorn, S. & Peters, T., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. 59, 11, p. 1308-1316 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pollution monitoring
Air Pollution
atmospheric pollution
sampling
Indoor Air Pollution
25 Citations (Scopus)

An optimal spatial sampling design for intra-urban population exposure assessment

Kumar, N., Feb 1 2009, In : Atmospheric Environment. 43, 5, p. 1153-1155 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

urban population
Sampling
sampling
location-allocation model
pollution monitoring
16 Citations (Scopus)

Voluntary compliance, pollution levels, and infant mortality in Mexico

Foster, A., Gutierrez, E. & Kumar, N., May 1 2009, In : American Economic Review. 99, 2, p. 191-197 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infant Mortality
Mexico
Compliance
2008
37 Citations (Scopus)

Passive sampling to capture spatial variability in PM10-2.5

Ott, D. K., Kumar, N. & Peters, T. M., Feb 1 2008, In : Atmospheric Environment. 42, 4, p. 746-756 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sampling
sampling
sampler
Random errors
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
35 Citations (Scopus)

Remote sensing of ambient particles in Delhi and its environs: Estimation and validation

Kumar, N., Chu, A. & Foster, A., Jun 20 2008, In : International Journal of Remote Sensing. 29, 12, p. 3383-3405 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

optical depth
Aerosols
Remote sensing
aerosol
remote sensing
2007
134 Citations (Scopus)

An empirical relationship between PM2.5 and aerosol optical depth in Delhi Metropolitan

Kumar, N., Chu, A. & Foster, A., Jul 1 2007, In : Atmospheric Environment. 41, 21, p. 4492-4503 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

optical depth
Aerosols
Air pollution
Air quality
aerosol
31 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial sampling design for a demographic and health survey

Kumar, N., Dec 1 2007, In : Population Research and Policy Review. 26, 5-6, p. 581-599 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

demographic survey
health survey
air pollution
atmospheric pollution
ambient air
2006
311 Citations (Scopus)

Satellite remote sensing of particulate matter and air quality assessment over global cities

Gupta, P., Christopher, S. A., Wang, J., Gehrig, R., Lee, Y. & Kumar, N., Sep 1 2006, In : Atmospheric Environment. 40, 30, p. 5880-5892 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

world city
Air quality
Aerosols
particulate matter
Remote sensing
2004
26 Citations (Scopus)
health services
Health Services
health service
health care
district
10 Citations (Scopus)

Frequency histogram legend in the choropleth map: A substitute to traditional legends

Kumar, N., Oct 1 2004, In : Cartography and Geographic Information Science. 31, 4, p. 217-236 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

histogram
statistical distribution
Gaussian distribution
ArcInfo
statistics
2003
9 Citations (Scopus)

Proximity to alcohol-serving establishments and crime probabilities in Savannah, Georgia: A statistical and GIS analysis

Kumar, N. & Waylor, C. R. M., May 1 2003, In : Southeastern Geographer. 43, 1, p. 125-142 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crime
Geographical Information System
alcohol
GIS
offense
2000
3 Citations (Scopus)

Automation and democratization of cartography: An example of a mapping system at CEM, University of Durham

Kumar, N., Jan 1 2000, In : Cartographic Journal. 37, 1, p. 65-77 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

democratization
cartography
curriculum
automation
Geographical Information System
1997
3 Citations (Scopus)

A geography of the sex ratio in India

Atkins, P. J., Townsend, J. G., Raju, S. & Kumar, N., Dec 1 1997, In : Espace-Populations-Societes. 2-3, p. 161-171 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sex ratio
social structure
regional difference
population structure
India

Map output format from GIS: Optimising visual quality of paper and electronic atlases

Kumar, N. & Evans, I. S., Jun 1 1997, In : Cartographic Journal. 34, 1, p. 37-41 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

atlas
Geographical Information System
GIS
electronics
ArcInfo
2 Citations (Scopus)

Where angels fear to tread? Mapping women and men in India

Kumar, N., Raju, S., Atkins, P. J. & Townsend, J. G., Dec 1 1997, In : Environment and Planning A. 29, 12, p. 2207-2215 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sex ratio
atlas
India
anxiety
census

Where angels fear to tread? Mapping women and men in India.

Kumar, N., Raju, S., Atkins, P. J. & Townsend, J. G., Dec 1 1997, In : Environment & Planning A. 29, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sex ratio
atlas
India
anxiety
census
1996
3 Citations (Scopus)

Aspects of the production of the gender atlas of India with ARC/INFOTM

Kumar, N., Jun 1 1996, In : Cartographic Journal. 33, 1, p. 27-38 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

atlas
ArcInfo
gender
India
information system