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What is Acid Rain and What Causes It?
How Do We Measure Acid Rain? Acid rain is measured using a scale ... the kinds of equipment it uses. Effects of Acid Rain Acid rain causes acidification of lakes and streams and ... acid deposition, more properly called acid deposition, ranging from societal changes to individual action. Understand acid deposition's causes and effects To understand acid ...
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remote sensing
ClONO2, and nitric acid HNO3. To see how the amounts have trended through the year, pick a longitude line ... ozone, chlorine nitrate, and nitric acid throughout the course of the year. Scale the values so that increments will appear somewhat equal. For ozone, use 0.3 ppmv; for nitric acid, 1 ppbv, and ...
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Science and the Environment Bulletin: Acid Rain Still Plaguing Lakes and Loons
When these pollutants come into contact with moisture in the atmosphere, they are converted into dilute solutions of sulphuric acid and nitric acid that fall to ... Slick Network Pinpoints Lightning Strikes Exploring the St. Lawrence On-Line Related Sites Comprehensive acid rain Web site Canadian Lakes Loon Survey Project Wildspace Home | Air | Atmospheric Science | ...
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GAIA Model Base MESOPUFF: Mesoscale Puff Model
Up to five pollutants may be modelled: sulphur dioxide, sulphate, hydrogen oxide, nitric acid and nitrates. It works with time scales of few days. The package includes a preprocessor ...
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Nitrous oxide sources - Industry
Nitrous oxide Sources - Industry Nitric acid production | Nylon production | Fossil Fuel Power Plants Nitric acid production Nitric acid is a key ingredient in nitrogen based fertilizers. Nitric acid production involves the oxidation ... arises from adipic acid production during the oxidation of a ketone-alcohol mixture with nitric acid. It is estimated that for each kilogram of adipic acid made, ...
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Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis
Mineral dust aerosols 6.8.3.4 Effect of gas-phase nitric acid 6.8.4 Indirect Methods for Estimating the Indirect Aerosol Effect 6.8.4.1 ...
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Terms Beginning With "I"
Isoconcentration: More than one sample point exhibiting the same isolate concentration. Isopleth: The line or ...
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Environmental Advocates of New York - Issues - Archive - Acid Rain
ACID RAIN Acid rain forms when nitrogen oxides (NOx) and sulfur dioxides (SO2) pollution resulting from burning fossil fuel in power plants, cars, and industry, combine to form nitric acid and sulfuric acid ...
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Clean Air Online - 6.2 - Acid Rain
Publications Site Map Quick Search Enter Text: Acid Rain Acid deposition is a general term that includes more than simply acid rain. Acid deposition is primarily the result of emissions of ... that can be transformed into dry or moist secondary pollutants such as sulphuric acid (H2SO4), ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) and nitric acid (HNO3) as they are transported in the atmosphere over distances of ...
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What is Acid Rain? | Acid Rain | US EPA
The precursors, or chemical forerunners, of acid rain formation result from both natural sources, such as volcanoes ... Acid rain occurs when these gases react in the atmosphere with water, oxygen, and other chemicals to form various acidic compounds. The result is a mild solution of sulfuric acid and nitric acid. ...
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