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Atmospheric Acidity: Sources, consequences and abatement / Edition 1
     

Atmospheric Acidity: Sources, consequences and abatement / Edition 1

by Miroslav Radojevic, Roy M. Harrison
 

ISBN-10: 1851667776

ISBN-13: 9781851667772

Pub. Date: 12/31/1992

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This is the first publication to offer a comprehensive and balanced view of atmospheric acidity. It is organised in three sections. The first part consists of reviews of sources of acidic compounds, the second part outlines the environmental consequences and the final part discusses the technological, legal and political aspects of control strategies.

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This is the first publication to offer a comprehensive and balanced view of atmospheric acidity. It is organised in three sections. The first part consists of reviews of sources of acidic compounds, the second part outlines the environmental consequences and the final part discusses the technological, legal and political aspects of control strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851667772
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/31/1992
Edition description:
1993
Pages:
588
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Occurrence of atmospheric acidity (E Meszaros). Sources of atmospheric acidity (A G Clarke). SO2 and NOx oxidation mechanisms in the atmosphere (M Radojevic). The long-range transport of atmospheric acidity (B E A Fisher). Deposition of atmospheric acidity (B E A Fisher). Measurement methods for atmospheric acid deposition (J M Waldman, J W Munger and D J Jacob). Field studies of cloud chemical processes leading to acid deposition (T W Choularton). History of atmospheric acidity (P Brimblecombe). Health effects of atmospheric acidity (M Lippmann). Effects of acidic pollutants on terrestrial ecosystems (D Fowler). Effects of aquatic ecosystems (S J Ormerod). Corrosion (G O Lloyd and R N Butlin). Effects of visibility, weather and climate (H Horvath). Technologies of control (R M Downer and M Radojevic). Legislative measures of control (D J Hughes). Strategies for controlling acid rain: economic considerations (B A Forster and T D Crocker). Acid pollution and public policy: the changing climate of environment decision-making (A Irwin).

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