2 edition of Acid rain, 1984 found in the catalog.
Acid rain, 1984
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.
|Series||S. hrg. ;, 98-714|
|LC Classifications||KF26 .E6 1984i|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 735 p. :|
|Number of Pages||735|
|LC Control Number||85601434|
BACKGROUND. Acid rain is the term commonly used by scientists to describe rain that is abnormally acidic. What does that mean? Well, plain distilled water, like that used in laboratories, is neutral (not acidic or basic). Since rain naturally has things dissolved in it, it will always be slightly acidic. Acid rain has caused billions of dollars damage to forests, lakes, and farm land in 31 states during the past decade, he adds. The governors also agreed acid deposition originating within New Author: David Purcell.
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Explains the effects of acid rain on our planet, such as the health risks to humans, plants, and animals, and suggests ways to help alleviate the problem.
Preview this book» What people are saying - 4/5(3). Up tothe way in which the Federal Government conducted its research program on acid rain was disappointing.
A greater portion of the funds should be allocated outside the Federal laboratories to attract new research groups, disciplines and approaches. Acidification of rain-water is identified as one of the most serious environmental problems of transboundary nature.
Acid rain is mainly a mixture of sulphuric and nitric acids depending upon the relative quantities of oxides of sulphur and nitrogen emissions. 8 himself for a shock, and gulped it down like a dose of medi-cine. Instantly his face turned scarlet and the water ran out of his 1984 book.
The stuff was like nitric acid, and moreover, in swallowing it one had the sensation of being hit on the back of the head with a rubber club. The next moment, however,File Size: 1MB. Second book in the series, Acid rain is fast paced, full of action with many twists and turns.
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Get this from a library. Acid rain: an intergovernmental policy forum, February 7 and 8, symposium proceedings. [John R Dunne; New York (State). Legislature. Senate. Committee on Environmental Conservation and Recreation.;].
Well organized and clearly written, the book concentrates on technical and scientific concerns rather than on sociopolitical problems.
Thus, there's plenty of information here on exactly what harm acid rain causes and how pollution reducing technology works, but nothing about who opposed the Price: $ Death of a Dog and Acid Rain. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is a place that fuels creativity and provides inspiration.
Its extraordinary art collection includes modern and contemporary art such as Death of a Dog and Acid Rain (Louise Bourgeois). Acid rain is a rain or any other form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that it has elevated levels of hydrogen ions (low pH).It can have harmful effects on plants, aquatic animals and infrastructure.
Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules in the atmosphere to produce acids. Science Teacher, v51 n3 p, Mar Discusses various types of acid rain, considered to be a century-old problem.
Topics include: wet and dry deposition, effects on a variety of environments, ecosystems subject to detrimental effects, and possible solutions to the problem. A list of recommended resources on acid rain is by: 1. To the Editor: I was glad to see the exchange of views on acid rain (''The Battle Over Acid Rain Legislation,'' Oct.
28). On the one hand, Carl. Rain is called "Acid Rain" only if it has more acid than normal. The main causes of acid rain are gases called sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx). Study the causes, effects, along with a few examples and understand the prevention measures.
View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Acid Rain on Discogs/5(5). Acid rain is one of the major environmental threats since 19th century.
This paper reviews the progress report of US EPA () and summarizes the issue in various environmental aspects. Acid Rain. acid rain or acid deposition, form of precipitation (rain, snow, sleet, or hail) containing high levels of sulfuric or nitric acids (p H below –).
Produced when sulfur dioxide and various nitrogen oxides combine with atmospheric moisture, acid rain can contaminate drinking water, damage vegetation and aquatic life. PRELIMINARY results of the first statewide testing for acid rain show that ''dangerous levels of acids are present in more than half of the rain, sleet and snow that falls here,'' according to the biologist in charge of the testing.
The biologist, Gregory Cooper, has been coordinating the efforts. Two Democratic Congressmen from New England asserted today that for more than three months the White House had ''suppressed'' a report by independent scientists that said smokestack pollutants cause acid rain.
Both the White House and the chief author of the report denied. This discussion about the effects of acid rain on water supplies took place June 7,during AWWA's annual conference at Las Vegas. Paul A. Schulte, deputy director of AWWA, was moderator. Part. outreach on acid rain, EPA first devel-oped this guide in This revised guide is designed to help students better understand the science, cause and effect, and regulatory and citizen action that are part of understanding and addressing acid rain.
This book is intended for teachers of students in 6th-8th grade. It is written at. Acid rain is a form of air pollution. When coal and petroleum are burned in automobiles, electric power plants, and factories, they release certain harmful gases into the air.
These gases combine with the oxygen and water in the air. When the water in the air comes down as rain, sleet, hail, or snow, it carries with it these gases.
This is. Rainfall in parts of the Northeast receiving acid rain has been found to have an average annual pH of and comparable annual averages are now being recorded in the South. See the article in its original context from April 7,Section 1, Page 24 Buy Reprints View on timesmachine TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers.
The Acid Rain Debate. Bybee, Rodger; And Others. Science Teacher, v51 n4 p Apr Describes an activity which provides opportunities for role-playing as industrialists, ecologists, and government officials. The activity involves forming an international commission on acid rain, taking testimony, and, based on the testimony, making Cited by: Acid-rain research involves towering columns of data; these are made beautifully and intelligibly accessible via the graphs and illustrations in this book.
Meanwhile, an elaborate monitoring system continues the careful watch over bodies of water in the Adirondacks and throughout the Northeast. Acid Rain Students Do Original Research.
Outdoor Communicator, v15 n1 p Win-Spr At Park Senior High School (Cottage Grove, Minnesota), 46 juniors and seniors planted red pine seedlings in connection with their original research on acid rain, with advice from Dr.
Harriet Stubbs, director of the Acid Precipitation Awareness Program. (Robert) Angus Smith FRS (15 February – 12 May ) was a Scottish chemist, who investigated numerous environmental is known for his research on air pollution inin the course of which he discovered what came to be known as acid is sometimes referred to as the 'Father of Acid Rain'.Alma mater: University of Glasgow.
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Worldwide shipping. Quick dispatch. International orders sent Airmail. 'Acid rain' is a broad term used to describe several ways that acids fall out of the atmosphere. A more precise term is acid deposition, which has two parts: wet and dry.
Wet deposition refers to acidic rain, fog, and snow. As this acidic water flows over and through the ground, it affects a variety of plants and animals.
The strength of the effects depends on many factors, including how 3/5(1). Acid rain is a broad term that describes several ways through µeq-1 and pH value is less than is considered acid (Evans, ).
Galloway et al. () proposed a pH of as a limit of natural contribution. Acid rain and its ecological consequences. The oldest comic publishing company on this list is the now-defunct book publishing company, David McKay Publications that was founded in and published comics from to Most comic publishing companies were established in the United States of.
This book traces centuries of human use and abuse of forest ecosystems by discussing past decades of intense burning, grazing, and timber cutting that added to the natural acidification of the soil. Air pollutants and acids generated by industrial activities worldwide are also considered.
Many forests in Europe and North America now receive as much as 30 times more acidity than they would if Cited by: 3. The phrase acid rain was first used in by Scottish chemist Robert Angus Smith during his investigation of rainwater chemistry near industrial cities in England and phenomenon became an important part of his book Air and Rain: The Beginnings of a Chemical Climatology ().
It was not until the late s and early s, however, that acid rain was recognized as a regional.The purpose of the second edition of this bibliography is to provide a list of recent articles, books, and documents available in the Robert E.
Kennedy Library of the California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo) on the problems of acid rain published since Book: Acid rain: a survey of data and current analyses.
A report prepared by the Congress,ional Research Service for the use of the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives, 98th Congress Second Session.