NEIGHBORHOOD AMBIENT SMELL MAP
The faculty or power of perceiving odours or scents by means of the organs in the nose. To perceive odours or scents surrounding on all sides.
Strong, unpleasant or offensive smell can interfere with a person’s enjoyment of life especially if they are frequent and / or persistent. Major factors relevant to perceived odour nuisance are:
1.Degree of Offensiveness
2.Duration of exposure to odour
3.Frequency of odour occurrence
4.Tolerance and expectation of the receptor.
AMBIENT SMELL MAP FOR LANE 15, PRABHAT ROAD AND VICINITY
AMBIENT SMELL QUALITY STANDARDS
Find out how we are calibrating percieved smell quality through the Smellometer.
One can see that most of the ward falls well within the good smell area except for two areas that can be pinpointed.
STRESS DUE TO UNHEALTHY AMBIENT SMELL
HOW SMELL AFFECTS QUALITY OF LIFE
PROBLEM AREAS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
- Proper garbage disposal.
- Dustbins and other garbage containers must be properly covered.
- Better waste management practices.
- Public education about sanitation and cleanliness especially in schools.