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Acid Rain: Overview and Abstracts
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Editors: Lane, Carter N.
Book Description:
“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 acidic the water is, the chemistry and buffering capacity of the soils involved, and the types of fish, trees, and other living things that rely on the water.
Dry deposition refers to acidic gases and particles. About half of the acidity in the atmosphere falls back to earth through dry deposition. The wind blows these acidic particles and gases onto buildings, cars, homes, and trees. Dry deposited gases and particles can also be washed from trees and other surfaces by rainstorms. When that happens, the runoff water adds those acids to the acid rain, making the combination more acidic than the falling rain alone. Prevailing winds blow the compounds that cause both wet and dry acid deposition across state and national borders, and sometimes over hundreds of miles.
This new book combines an excellent background article with over 900 abstracts and book citations. Easy access is provided by title, author, and subject indexes.

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Individual chapters are available for $25 each by sending an email to novascience@earthlink.net. Nova will provide the chapter for your easy downloading or send it as an email attachment if you prefer.

Preface;

Chapter 1.-Acid Rain: Background and Overview;
(Envionmental Protection Agency)

Chapter 1.-Implementing Acid Rain Legislation;
(Larry Parker)

Chapter 3.-Acid Rain, Air Pollution, And Forest Declene;
(Adela Backiel)

Bibliography With Abstracts

Author Index

Subject Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007
   ISBN: 978-1-59033-461-4
   Status: AV
  
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