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Acid rain
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Acid rain is defined by Kumar as a term used to denote "Any precipitation which has a value less than 5.6, the PH of uncontaminated water".1 In most cases, Kumar notes that acid rain falls under a PH of between 5.6 and 3.5.2 It is important to note that evidence of acidic… Sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which are dangerous gases produced through burning…
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Acid rain
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The air basin, water, and soil in the areas of large industrial centers often contain toxic substances that exceed the permissible level.In the recent decades, environmental contamination and the breakouts of related diseases have become more common.… In the recent decades, environmental contamination and the breakouts of related diseases have become more…
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Acid Rain
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When rain water consists of excessive acid content, we call it as acid rain. The development of industries, power plants and the increased use of automobiles have… These acids spread in the atmosphere and referred as acid rain. These acids have immense destructive power upon human and plant life. It can also cause damages to soil and buildings. This paper…
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Acid Rain
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Acid rain occurs when, through a variety of industrial pollutants or natural phenomenon, the pH level of rainwater is changed from that of a basic property to one in which measurable… Most scientists concur that acid rain is produced by the combination of sulphur and nitrogen oxides in the atmosphere which become oxidized and form acid (Spellman, 14). In…
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Acid rain
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The air basin, water, and soil in the areas of large industrial centers often contain toxic substances that significantly exceed the permissible level. In the… It appears to change the characteristics of the environment on a planetary scale; therefore, the global ecological crisis is dangerous to the world’s population. Dealing with global environmental crisis…
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Acid Rain Part I
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A report that was produced by the Natural Resources Defense Council stated that the weather monitoring station that was located in the central part of Pennsylvania had recorded the highest amount of acidity found in the rain experienced. The particular information had been… According to the Federal Monitoring Data report, Pennsylvania, since 1987, has been…
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The Acid Rain
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This progress has helped the human race to improve the quality of life as well as create several more opportunities for further progress. But with every step we take towards a better life, either… Looking back in the history, the rate of emission of these harmful substances has increased to a very dangerous level leading to a severely polluted environment. The…
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Composition of acid rain
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Acid rain is the "atmospheric deposition of acidified rain, snow, sleet, hail, acidifying gases and particles, as well as acidified fog and cloud water".It also refers to precipitation that is much more acidic than natural, unpolluted rain.… Acid rain is the "atmospheric deposition of acidified rain, snow, sleet, hail, acidifying gases and particles, as well…
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Homework: Acid Rain Article
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There has been an increase in the percentage of CO2 in the atmosphere thanks to industrial activities and many other human activities that lead to emission of CO2 into the atmosphere. When it rains there is occurrence of acidic rain which is cause by the formation of carbonic… The graph logically predicts that this rate is likely to even get higher in the year…
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Acid Rain in China
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For a business to meet its present needs without compromising the future generations’ ability to meet their own needs, it needs to exhibit sustainable development, which is improving human life quality while living within the carrying capacity of supporting ecosystems.… The report further points out the ways in which production or business activities affect…
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Acid Rain in Hamilton Ontario
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For this reason, Hamilton Ontario can be taken as a reference as this locale has been adversely affected by acid rain. Acid rain is a… The acid rain in turn pollutes the lakes making them acidic, which kills the fishes and other species in water, also affecting the trees which die due to acidic nature of the rain. Humans are also affected as they have to…
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The Realities of Acid Rain
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Acid precipitation can take many forms including rainfall, snow and particulate vapor collections of even more acidic waterThis type of material can also be deposited in dry forms as dust-like particles which settle and coat objects … The more acidic the compound the more likely that deposits will result in damage to property and conditions dangerous for…
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Acid Rain in Hamilton Ontario
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The paper aims at studying the issue of acid rain by conducting an in-depth analysis of the environmental hazards attached with the problem.For this reason, Hamilton can be taken as a reference as this locale has been adversely affected by acid rain.… Winds blowing from the US transmit cloud to Ontorio where acid rains are produced, and fuel emissions along…
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A harmful impact of acid rain
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The development of industries, power plants and the increased use of automobiles have polluted the atmosphere immensely and as a result of that the normal structure of the atmosphere has been changed a lot. … Nitrogen compounds and Sulfur oxides are some of the major gases which are coming out from industrial units, vehicles and power plants. These gases have…
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Design Experiment Ecology - Effect Of Acid Rain On Plat Growth
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The aim of the experiment is to demonstrate the effect of acid rain on the plant growth. The assignment "Design Experiment Ecology - Effect Of Acid Rain On Plat Growth" shows how the advent of industrialization has influenced life in different aspects. ies.… Hypothesis The amount of acid added to water, for watering plant is inversely related to the growth…
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Effects on humans and environment by acid rain
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Nitrogen oxide is emitted from automobiles while sulfur dioxide is a product of factories’ utility. The gases evaporate into the atmosphere and then… Polluted rainfall is also harmful to those who suffer from asthma and those who have breathing difficulty.  It is also proven by scientists that even healthy people can have their lungs destroyed as a result of…
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Acid Rain and Alkalinity of the Lakes in Canada
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Surface and soil waters such as lakes and streams receive acid from a variety of natural sources. Natural sources of acids is obtained by decomposition of animals and plants, forest fires, volcanoes, which produce sulfur oxide/sulfuric acid… In the same way, surrounding vegetations also determines the acidity or alkalinity of the lake, such as types of trees,…
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Design Experiment Ecology - effect of acid rain on plat growth
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Individuals are in the race to accomplish their goals with least concern towards the environment and the consequences of the technologies. However, it is essential to understand and care for the… These substances are highly toxic to the living world and directly affects plant and other small organisms thereby, indirectly influence the proliferation of other…
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Impacts of Acid Rain on Central and Southern China
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Impacts of Acid Rain on Central and Southern China Name: Institution: Course: Tutor: Date: Introduction In the world today, there are many effects of acid rains which impacts negatively on the environment in which the creatures find their life and get their food.… Environmental pollution take the form of air pollution, water pollution and soil pollution among…
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Pollutants, their impacts, and mitigation of harmful effects
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Pollution is the introduction of unwanted particles and compound into the atmosphere (Jakubiak, 2012). There are different types of pollutants and among them is acid rain. Acid rain, also… Despite all these impacts that acid rains poses to health and the environment, all is not lost because programs and laws have been put in place to mitigate these impacts.…
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Ecology
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A. In rich countries, the populated areas are influenced mostly by production of energy which is advancing at a faster pace. The reason behind lower impacts is that the rich countries take advantage of the deforestation, intensified farming and other factors occurring in the poor nations. … Poor and rich nations both have impacts over the other income range…
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The Negative effect of Climate Change on Food Security in the Caribbean
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In line with this, the presence of climate change can lead to adverse effects to food security of the Caribbean. Each time human… Furthermore, acid rain can take away important minerals from trees, plants, and soil (Smith et al., 2002). Without the presence of minerals in the soil, the plants and trees will not be able to grow properly. Based on this context,…
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Environment impact and health risk assessment
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Environment Impact and Health Risk Assessment Introduction Ever since man first roamed this planet he has effected both the environment and the health of mankind. In this paper I will assess the environmental impact and health effects of air pollution, acid rain, global warming and radiation.… The problem of air pollution has increased rapidly since the onset…
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Environmental Issues in Canada
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The world is making rapid progress in more fields than one but the human beings have failed to understand the price at which the progress has been made. There are several factors like Global warming, depletion of the ozone layer etc that are quite serious and need immediate attention.… Sooner or later the ozone layer is going to split wide open and the human…
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Environmental Issues in Canada
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This essay focuses on the environmental problems that exist in Canada. A comprehensive analysis of some of the most predominant problems in Canada are provided in this paper. For example, the ozone layer is depleting every day because of the poisonous gases released into the atmosphere.… The essay "Environmental Issues in Canada" focuses on the environmental…
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