ABC Impact Assessment
UNEP and ABC Science Team have assisted in the establishment of 3 teams consisting of distinguished scientists from the region and outside to conduct assessments of ABC impacts on human health, agriculture and water budget. Currently, following 3 lead regional institutions are coordinating the impact assessment studies:
- Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI), India [Agriculture]
- Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore [Water Budgets]
- Chulabhorn Research Institute (CRI), Thailand [Human Health]
Map showing operational and planned observatories that comprise the Atmospheric Brown Cloud (ABC) network, May 2005. Credit: V. Ramanathan, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.