Aerosols and Acid Rain
Suggested Keywords/Phrases for Searching Articles, Books and the Web
- aerosol or particle
- acid rain
- acid precipitation
- acid deposition
- pH or acidity levels
- sulfuric acid
- sulfur dioxide
- nitrogen oxides
- carbon monoxide
- fossil fuel combustion
- industrial emission
- air pollution
- photochemical smog
- biomass burning
- atmospheric chemistry
- Clean Air Act
- acid AND (rain OR precipitation OR deposition)
- (sulfur AND oxide*) OR aerosol* AND climat*
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- Air Quality Glossary
Published by the National Park Service.
- Atmospheric Aerosols
NASA Facts Online
- EPA Acid Rain Program
"The Acid Rain Program is working to significantly reduce electric utilties' emissions of sulfur dioxide
and nitrogen oxides, the pollutants responsible for acid deposition. The program's system of tradable
SO2 emissions allowances is a landmark use of market incentives in environmental protection."
- National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP)
A nationwide network of precipitation monitoring sites. The purpose of the network is to collect data
on the chemistry of precipitation for monitoring of geographical and temporal long-term trends.
AOS 171 Webography