Acid deposition


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Acid deposition

The deposit of acid constituents to a surface. This occurs not only through precipitation but also by the deposition of atmospheric particulate matter and the incorporation of soluble gases.
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As we continue to tackle the issue of acid deposition, we must be mindful of other uncertainties and challenges that face us.
52) In advisory committee sessions, the Adirondack Council urged the EPA to adopt the approach taken in New York's Acid Deposition Act, and to retain the power to intervene in trades that might contribute additional deposition to sensitive resource areas.
2], thereby presenting policy makers with the dilemma of choosing between acid deposition or climate change (Pearce et al 1996).
The EPA has used a computer model called the Regional Acid Deposition Model ("RADM")(165) "to predict the influence of emissions sources in one region on acidic deposition in other geographic regions, and to predict the levels of acidic deposition in certain sensitive receptor regions.
Interaction of Climate Change and Acid Deposition (Richard Wright, Julian Aherne, Kevin Bishop, Peter J Dillon,Martin Erlandsson, Chris D Evans, Martin Forsius, David W Hardekopf, Rachel Helliwell, Jakub Hruka,Mike Hutchins, yvind Kaste, Jiri Kopcek, Pavel Krm, Hjalmar Laudon, Filip Moldan, Michela Rogora, Anne Merete Sjeng, Heleen A de Wit)
Red spruce grows in mountain areas (Adirondacks, Catskills), soils are thin and less able to neutralize acid deposition.
Digestible fatty acid intake, fatty acid deposition and minimum de novo synthesis were calculated as described (Mitchaothai et al.
Participants are expected to decide on designating a Niigata-based acid rain research center as the backbone of the Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia (EANET).
There is also increasing evidence linking acid deposition and respiratory problems among children and asthmatics, though the precise mechanisms are still not clear.
If we have to go back and say we made a mistake in the 1980s when we concluded that acid deposition was not a big problem, then, as they say in Los Angeles, 'If the globe fits'.
Mid-Atlantic waterways are more sensitive to acid deposition because area soils have nearly reached their acid-neutralizing capacity.
Smith has analyzed most major air quality policy issues, including global climate change, multi-pollutant policy, particulate matter ambient standards, regional haze, mercury, and acid deposition.