Acid rain
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...ACID RAIN Acid Rain Acid rain is defined by Kumar as a term used to de "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 precipitation appears after a few days and long distances from the origin. Acid rain can be prevented through a number of ways in future. According to Casper, acid rain can be prevented in...
Acid rain
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...Acid Rain People’s economic activity in the 20th century caused serious pollution of the planet with various waste products. 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 recent decades, environmental contamination and the breakouts of related diseases have become more common. To describe this phenomenon, experts and media began to use the term “environmental crisis” (Mangun and Henning xii). The global environmental crisis is the result of the complex industrial and agricultural activities of modern civilization. It appears to change the characteristics of the environment... The Month Acid...
Acid Rain
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...Acid Rain “Acid rain is a worldwide environmental issue that has seriously destroyed forest ecosystems” (Liu et al). 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 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 the...
Acid Rain
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...Acid Rain: Definition, Impact and Potential Solutions Acid rain appears to be one of the most invasive problems facing contemporary society today. 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 changes in acidity are identified. Acid rain creates a wide variety of problems in the United States and abroad, however there are solutions to combat this growing international, ecological problem. This paper identifies the many causes of acid rain, highlights the impact of changing acidity levels in rainwater, and further proposes potential... HERE YOUR HERE YOUR HERE HERE Acid ...
Acid rain
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...Acid Rain People’s economic activity in the 20th century caused serious pollution of the planet with various waste products. 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 recent decades, environmental contamination and the breakouts of related diseases have become more common. To describe this phenomenon, experts and media began to use the term “environmental crisis” (Mangun and Henning xii). The global environmental crisis is the result of the complex industrial and agricultural activities of modern civilization. It appears to change the characteristics of the environment... The Month Acid...
Acid Rain Part I
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...Acid Rain in Lewistown Pennsylvania al Affiliation) Hypothesis: The rain that is experienced in Lewistown Pennsylvania ishighly acidic rainfall. Proof: 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 gathered in 131 different sites across the 46 states that make up the United States of America. In response to the causative agent of the acidic rain, it is lobbied that Pennsylvania has many industries which emit poisonous pollutants into the atmosphere (Park, 2013... )....
The Acid Rain
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...Acid Rain: Causes and effects on the environment The human race has been progressing significantly since the day of its existence. 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 the human race or the world had to pay a price. With the development of factories, with the development of automobiles, the refrigeration systems have been emitting certain substances in the environment, causing enough damage to prove costly both for the planet earth and its resident. Looking back in the history, the rate of emission...
Homework: Acid Rain Article
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...Acid Rain Article 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 acid. There has been an increasing trend from the year 1700 to the year 2007 and further increases are expected in the year 2007. According to Fig 1, the rate at which the PH of rainwater is decreasing is directly proportional to the increase in the volume of CO2 in the atmosphere. In fact is can be...
Composition of acid rain
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...Acid Rain Acid rain or acid precipitation is the "atmospheric deposition of acidified rain, snow, sleet, hail, acidifying gases and particles, as well as acidified fog and cloud water" (Likens, 2007). It also refers to precipitation that is much more acidic than natural, unpolluted rain. Measurement of Acid Rain "The pH scale is used to measure the acidity or alkalinity of an aqueous solution and is determined by the hydrogen ion (H+) content" ("Measuring Acid Rain")....
Acid Rain in China
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...Acid Rain in China Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Introduction 2 Acid Rain 4Effects of Acid Rain in China 6 Effects of Production/Business Activities on the Natural Environment 7 Use of water 9 Portable Water use in cleaning of: 9 Stores 9 Production halls 9 Vehicles 9 Toilets and other surfaces 9 Requires energy for supply 9 Emission of acid rain-causing gases while generating energy 9 Water supplier activities 9 Involve the distribution of fresh water to various destinations 9 Utilization of energy 9 Emission of acid rain-causing gases while generating energy 9 Water discharges 9 Emission of acid rain-causing gases while generating energy 9 Emission of acid rain-causing gases... Running head:...
Acid Rain in Hamilton Ontario
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...Acid Rain in Hamilton Ontario Synopsis 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 Ontario can be taken as a reference as this locale has been adversely affected by acid rain. Acid rain is a result of the various emissions in the atmosphere rich in nitrogen and sulphur, which are produced as a result of industrialization. Winds blowing from the US transmit cloud to Ontorio where acid rains are produced, and fuel emissions along with other activities in Ontorio become the main reason behind this acid rain. The acid rain in turn pollutes the lakes making them... s School Topic: Acid...
The Realities of Acid Rain
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...Acid Rain Acid precipitation can take many forms including rainfall, snow, fogand particulate vapor collections of even more acidic water. This type of material can also be deposited in dry forms as dust-like particles which settle and coat objects as well as permeating the breathable atmosphere. The more acidic the compound the more likely that deposits will result in damage to property and conditions dangerous for organic life forms. Natural rainfall has a pH of 7, but the further pH levels drop below that number the more potentially harmful it will be for the environment (Eubanks, p.240). The pH level present is directly associated with the presence of sulfate oxides... School 11/xx The Realities of...
Acid Rain in Hamilton Ontario
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...Acid Rain in Hamilton Ontario Synopsis 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 Ontario can be taken as a reference as this locale has been adversely affected by acid rain. Acid rain is a result of the various emissions in the atmosphere rich in nitrogen and sulphur, which are produced as a result of industrialization. Winds blowing from the US transmit cloud to Ontorio where acid rains are produced, and fuel emissions along with other activities in Ontorio become the main reason behind this acid rain. The acid rain in turn pollutes the lakes making them... s School Topic: Acid...
A harmful impact of acid rain
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...Acid Rain “Acid rain is a worldwide environmental issue that has seriously destroyed forest ecosystems” (Liu et al). When rain waterconsists of excessive acid content, we call it as acid rain. 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 the...
Design Experiment Ecology - Effect Of Acid Rain On Plat Growth
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...acid rain on plat growth" Aim To demonstrate the effect of acid rain on the plant growth. Introduction The advent of industrialization has influenced life in different aspects. Individuals are in the race to accomplish their goals with least concern about the environment and the consequences of their technologies. However, it is essential to understand and care for the environment. The present study demonstrates the impact of acid rain on the plants. Acid rain is the result of numerous pollutants present in the atmosphere which eventually get dissolved in rain water and reach the surface of the earth, where they affect the plants and other life forms. Acid... ? "Design Experiment Ecology - effect of acid ...
Acid Rain and Alkalinity of the Lakes in Canada
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...Acid Rain and Alkalinity of the Lakes in Canada 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. Carbonic acid is formed by carbon dioxide in the air, and the lightning bolts changes nitrogen molecules in air to nitrogen oxides and nitric acid. In the same way, surrounding vegetations also determines the acidity or alkalinity of the lake, such as types of trees,...
Effects on humans and environment by acid rain
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...acid rain on the environment and human health Acid rain refers to rain whose water is acidic and it results from acidic gases such as sulfur dioxide and oxides of nitrogen. Nitrogen oxide is emitted from automobiles while sulfur dioxide is a product of factories’ utility. The gases evaporate into the atmosphere and then condense in clouds to form acidic rain. This paper explores effects of acid rain. Acid rain damages the environment and human health. The rain affect humans, indirectly, through the foods they consume and their derived water vapor affects people, directly, when inhaled. The vapor causes problems in human respiratory systems. Polluted rainfall is also harmful to those who... Effects of...
Design Experiment Ecology - effect of acid rain on plat growth
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...acid rain on plat growth" Introduction The advent of industrialization has influenced life in different aspects. 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 environment. The present study demonstrates the impact of acid rain on the plants. Acid rain is the result of numerous pollutants present in the atmosphere which eventually gets dissolved in rain water and reach the surface of the earth, where they affect the plants and other life forms. Acid rain is responsible for leaching the nutrients from soil, it adds... Design Experiment Ecology - effect of...
Impacts of Acid Rain on Central and Southern China
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...Acid Rain on Central and Southern China 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. The effects of the negative effects on the environment can be felt as a result of chemicals that are disposed without treatment. The substances that cause environmental pollution can take different forms which may be solid, liquid or gaseous and which can be released into the environment directly or indirectly through from an industry. Environmental pollution take the form of air pollution, water pollution and soil pollution among others that affect the general livelihood... ? Impacts of Acid...
Pollutants, their impacts, and mitigation of harmful effects
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...acid rain. Acid rain, also referred to as acid precipitation, is acidic in nature and is caused by certain pollutants in the air. Some of these pollutants may originate from different sources that may be natural or human related. Jakubiak (2012) argues that acid rains have impacted both humans’ health and the ecosystem around them. Despite all these impacts that acid rains poses to health and the environment, all is not lost because... Pollutants Pollutants Pollutants can harm ecosystem functions and may also harm the health of human beings. 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 ...
Ecology
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...acid rain deposition in parts of Europe and in the U.S., respectively, read the articles, Acid Rain (noting the map in the section "How Big a Problem Is It") and What Is Acid Rain a. What do you observe from looking at the maps of the two regions in the respective articles A. The most advanced region in terms of environmental control has the lowest... Part What are some environmental impacts seen in rich nations (like our own) 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...
The Negative effect of Climate Change on Food Security in the Caribbean.
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...acid rain formation (Mehta, 2010). As a common knowledge, acid rain can create harmful effects... to the environment. 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, food security is being threatened because of insufficient supply of foods. Acid rain can cause serious harm to the plants and trees in the forest. In the absence of plants and trees in the forest, climate change such as the increase in the frequency and strength of extreme weather...
Environment impact and health risk assessment
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...acid rain, global warming and radiation. Air Pollution Air pollution is probably the first adverse effect on the environment and health caused by intelligent man. When fire was first harnessed carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide was released into the environment. Throughout the centuries the problem of air pollution has become more acute. The problem of air pollution has increased rapidly since the onset of the industrial revolution. Factories, trains... ?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,...
Environmental Issues in Canada
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...Acid Rain in Canada The levels of acid rain are unprecedentedly high in Canada and this is because of the pollution. "On Feb. 2, 2007, the United Nations scientific panel studying climate change declared that the evidence of a warming trend is "unequivocal... ," and that human activity has "very likely" been the driving force in that change over the last 50 years. The last report by the group, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in 2001, had found that humanity had "likely" played a role." (Science, 25 March 2008). Global Warming, Acid Rain and the depletion of the ozone layer will heavily affect the life of human beings; the depletion of the...
Environmental Issues in Canada
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...Acid Rain in Canada The levels of acid rain are unprecedentedly high in Canada and this is because of the pollution. “On Feb. 2, 2007, the United Nations scientific panel studying climate change declared that the evidence of a warming trend is "unequivocal," and that human activity has "very likely" been the driving force in that change over... Environmental Issues in Canada 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. In order to deal with these problems, we must...
Blog Assignment
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...acid. The acid leads to the formation of acid rain, which leads to destruction of forests. The acid rain also causes progressive erosion of masonry structures and rocks. Ratification of the proposed environmental law will be a step in making an end of deleterious effects of oil on the environment. Wind and solar power offer an alternative source of energy, which is friendly to the environment and with the least pollution if any. Work Cited Michaelides, Efstathios E. Alternative Energy Sources. Berlin: Springer Berlin, 2011. Print.... Blog Assignment The law proposes that households and industry players to adopt wind and solar power. The law entails howthe government can set up wind farms as well as...
Mandatory Recycling in the USA
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...rain forests, acid rain, and the thinning of the ozone layer (Pennsylvania Department fo Environmental Protection, 2008) and natural calamities such as drought, flood, landslides (Trivedi, 2008). Air pollution that coming from the process of burning... Running Head: RECYCLING SHOULD BE MANDATORY IN UNITED E S Recycling Should be Mandatory in United E s School ENG 112 CompositionProfessor Aug 10, 2008 Introduction The main purpose of this study is to convince the readers that there is a need for the Americans to make recycling mandatory. In the process of justifying the need to obliged the people to recycle waste products, significant reasons related to the fact that recycling: (1) saves our natural r...
Acid mine drainage
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...acid rain” as a result of fossil fuel combustion. 1.01 Apart from human activities, pyrite oxidation also produces acidity, enhancing other weathering reactions. Such as, production of waters with very low pH and high sulphate concentration as a result of buffering the PH. Sulphate available comes from many anthropogenic sources: they can be coming from farms and agricultural sources. Sulphate fertilizes could be chief source of such contaminants. Sometimes they can come from other cleaning agents agents; and industrial point emissions of sulphuric acid... ?Table of contents ....................................................................................................................................
Acid mine drainage
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...acid rain” as a result of fossil fuel combustion. 1.01 Apart from human activities, pyrite oxidation also produces acidity, enhancing other weathering reactions. Such as, production of waters with very low pH and high sulphate concentration as a result of buffering the PH. Sulphate available comes from many anthropogenic sources: they can be coming from farms and agricultural sources. Sulphate fertilizes could be chief source of such contaminants. Sometimes they can come from other cleaning agents agents; and industrial point emissions of sulphuric... Table of contents ....................................................................................................................................
Chemistry and the Environment
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...acid rain from acidic gases and their effect on soils, plant life and masonry.  Basically, the acidic... Chemistry and the Environment Describe the general properties of the atmosphere known as troposphere, stratosphereand the ionosphere. Describe the composition of unpolluted air at sea level.   The unpolluted air or atmosphere at sea level is chiefly made of gases kept in place by the effect of Earth’s gravity at an average temperature of about 14 C. Nitrogen and oxygen predominantly comprise the Earth’s atmosphere at approximately 78.1% and 20.9% respectively while there exists trace amounts of certain elements as argon, water vapor, and carbon dioxide to account for the remaining 1%. Negligible...
Unit 6 Big Ideas in Science SEMINAR
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...acid rain. Acid rain causes great damage to plants and animals. Increase of nitrogen in the atmosphere causes imbalance of nutrients available for plants, affecting their health and biodiversity. Other problems like leaching of nitrogen into the soil and resultant pollution and eutrophication results from increasing nitrogen in the air. Furthermore, the use of chlorofluorocarbons, CFCS, causes the breakdown of the ozone layer leading to the formation of Ozone hole. The result is an increase in occurrence of skin cancer due to penetration of ultraviolet light into the earth. References Trefil J. $ Hazen R. (2012) The sciences: An Integrated Approach. Wiley Global Education, 7th edition Print...
Human Health and Environment
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...acid rain. “In the atmosphere NOx is directly and indirectly responsible... 1 As a member of the Risk-Benefit Analysis board, I will disapprove the use of asbestos, DDT and Chlorination of water. Although these help industries in our society, the harm they cause is still far more serious and long-lasting than any of their advantages. Asbestos used to be an important industrial material. It could be found in paint and duct work because it is fire-resistant and flexible. It can be found in soil or rocks and used for a wide range of manufacturing goods. (Definition of Asbestos, 2001) “In fact, asbestos has more than 3000 known uses, including brake linings, fireproof fabrics, and heat insulators.” (Monroe,...
Discussion: Air Pollution Effects
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...acid rain, smog, greenhouse effect and damage in ozone layer. All these types can cause serious damage to human health (What is Air Pollution, n.d.). There are two main air pollutants that cause most damage to human beings and environment. One is sulphur dioxide which is produced when fuels like coal... ? Air Pollution – effects Air pollution is caused when harmful substances are discharged into the air by human activities and cause damage to human beings, animals, plants and also the natural environment. Natural events like volcanic eruptions and forest fires also contribute towards air pollution. (Wijetilleke & Karunaratne, 1995, p.10) There are many types of air pollution. The common types are acid...
The Clean Air Act
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...acid rain, toxic air pollution and the ozone depletion. The 1990... The Clean Air Act The Clean Air Act of the United s was established to minimize and control air pollution on a nationwide level (Jacobson 1). It mandates the Environmental Protection Agency, also known as EPA, to design and implement regulations protecting the citizens from exposure to hazardous airborne contaminants that pose a risk to human health and the environment. It was first initiated in 1963 to establish a research program. It was then expanded in 1967 and amended in 1970 and 1977 to include regulatory measures for both mobile and stationary causes of air pollution (Jacobson 1). A final amendment was made in 1990 to address...
Macroenvironment of sweden (NATURAL/ENVIROMENTAL factors)
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...Acid rain is one of the environmental factors in Sweden as it damages soils, pollutes lakes and seas. Acid rain decreases... Macro Environment of Sweden For an organization operating in a given economy, macro environment relates to the universal market conditions and forcesthat are beyond the organization’s control. These universal and external factors influence decision-making and therefore shape organization’s performance, opportunities, and strategies. They may equally pose a threat to the organization if they are not favorable. The macro environment factors include political factors, legal, environmental, economic, legal, and natural factors. This paper will however address natural and environmental...
Media Communication of Scientific and Environmental Information
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...acid rain probably because the rest of the causes were boring scientific explanations that would... Module Media Communication of Scientific and Environmental Information Information is vital for the running of day-to-day lives as it forms the basis to all reasonable decision making. Media is the main channel for communication to the public, decision makers and other stakeholders. The media should therefore have the capacity to present accurate and dependable information without bias whatsoever. However, there is the debate on how news should be disseminated and whether journalists present scientific findings appropriately. When reporting, the media usually assume a general audience. This does not auger ...
Gulf War 1990-1991 war and it's affects on natural life
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...acid rain. In addition, land spills became rampant. The Kuwait desert was left being inhabitable and people had to move to other areas. However, the water ecosystem was the most affected. Once the rain fell, all water that had oil was drained into the sea. This led to mass death of various sea inhabitants. This affected the aquatic food chain. Fish industry in Kuwait was thriving before the war. For instance, it was yielding approximately 120 thousands tones of fish each year (Finlan 92). However, this figure dropped drastically. This is because most of the fish died because... Persian Gulf War of 1991 The Persian Gulf War of 1991 had devastating environmental damage in the Middle East. After the...
Environmental problems and Air Pollution Problems
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...acid rain, global... RUNNING HEAD: ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS AND AIR POLLUTION PROBLEMS Environmental Problems and Air Pollution Problems School Environmental problems and Air Pollution Problems Air pollution is defined by the European Environment Agency as the existence “contaminant or pollutant substances in the air” in such intensity that it intervenes with “human health or welfare, or produces other harmful environmental effects” (Air Pollution, 2009, para. 1). It is primarily caused by the use of fossil fuels, the main process in producing electricity, the heating system and the motorized transportation system (Air Pollution, 2009). The major air pollution problems are as follows: air quality, acid rai...
Environmental Studies - Air Pollution
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...rain to form acid rain. Acid rain is corrosive in nature, because of this it burns the plants sometimes to complete wither and death. “This rain also... Air Pollution There are numerous adverse negative effects associate with air pollution. Quite largely, the air pollutionharm that has been done is almost irreversible. Air pollution is literally the introduction of contaminants in the ocean that organisms breathe. Most of these contaminants are either in gaseous or particulate nature. Polluted air affects vegetation in that it injures the fruits and leaves, reduces the rate at which photosynthesis takes place leading to impaired growth and ultimately reduced crop produce. Air pollution also affects the...
Air Pollution
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...acid rain and depletion of ozone layer are the consequences of air pollution. Effective measures are needed to control the problem as it is injurious to health, lives and sustenance of the earth. Air Pollution Introduction Human beings, animals and plants, all living organisms are enduring the problem of air problem, as it is a problem that is injurious enough to all the living creatures of earth. Air pollution is increasing day by day and is causing danger for the lives of people. It is being said that suitable measures are taken to resolve the issue of air pollution, as it is affecting the health of people to a great extent. Air pollution is the reason... Air Pollution Ahmad AlMutawa Reading/Writing ...
Ecology of Organisms
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...Acid rain is a problem since it reduces the pH levels of soil to below 5. From the above experimental results, it suggests that acid rain may drastically reduce crops and plants growth. References Robert, K. (1998). Biology in the Laboratory, 3rd ed. New York: Judith Wilson ed. Freeman Publishing.... of pH on Radish Seed Germination Table Radish Seed Observation and Germination Solution pH Days 2 Day 3 Day 4 Observation Seeds Germinated % Observation Seeds Germinated % Observation Seeds Germinated % Water 6.5 Bulge and cracking 6 60 Seeds bulge and crack 9 90 Sprouts seen 10 100 Vinegar 3.0 Some were bulging but most shrunk and began to die 1 10 The germinating seed shrunk and began to die 0 0 No ger...
Bicycle gives environment low impact.
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...acid gas and acid rain that have adverse effects on health and the environment. This discussion argues that bicycle has low impact on the environment because of its minimal pollution. One of the benefits of bicycles is their limited use of fossil fuel that also reduces their effects on greenhouse gas emission. According to data from Australia, cycling’s low gas emission is estimated to reduce greenhouse gas emission by 50 percent (Deakin University... Gives Environment low Impact Environmental pollution is one of the greatest global concerns because of its effects on health and the environment. Greenhouse gas emission is associated with global warming while exhaust gases contribute to acid gas and acid ...
Volcanoes and Tsunamis
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...acid rain or increase soil fertility. Question two Scientists believe that volcanoes work using the principle of pressure and heat. Molten lava creates pressure due to pressurization of the air and gas within the molten lava. The pressure helps in creating an escape onto the surface. Question three Volcanic eruption creates various landforms such as plateaus, volcanic mountains and igneous... Volcanoes Question one The nature of the volcanic material in terms of crystallization and quality is a majorcharacteristic when evaluating volcanic materials. The nature of the material determines the land forms developing from the eruption. Volcanic ash does not create a permanent land forms, but may cause acid...
Water pollution.
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...acid rain and surface runoff. There are not many techniques of controlling this pollution and currently many researches are being carried out with the aim of finding helpful solution to these problems. The first major causes of water pollution include industrial waste and sewage that are discarded into water bodies. Most of these industrial and sewage waste contains chemicals some of which reacts with water forming toxic substances. These toxic substances are very harmful for both aquatic organisms and human beings when consumed. As the wastes, decay it uses up oxygen and this can affect most of aquatic organisms since they depend on the oxygen in water to survive. Large... ?WATER POLLUTION Water...
Week three Assignment 1 MH
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...acid rain reduction plan for the marketplace led to public recognition as best green achievement of the 1990s. His efforts are eminent to date at a time when world nations are working towards carbon footprint reduction. Krupp also engaged large American corporations, like McDonald and FedEx, to reduce their ecological impacts through waste eradication Jigar Shah, CEO Carbon War... Week Three Assignment MH Three Questions I Need To Answer When Faced With a Potentially Unethical Action 1. As a trustworthy employee, am I acting with integrity? 2. If I was the manager, would I be pleased with a disloyal employee? 3. Can I defend my actions rationally and with honesty? Definition of Corporate Social Responsi...
Ecology and sustainability
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...acid rain on a.1. Plants The roots are damaged by acidic rainfall, causing the growth of the plant to be stunted, or even in its death. Nutrients present in the soil, are destroyed by the acidity. Useful micro organisms which release nutrients from decaying organic matter, into the soil are killed off, resulting in less nutrients being available for the plants. The acid rain, falling on the plants damages the waxy layer on the leaves and makes the plant vulnerable to diseases. Plant germination and reproduction... 1) In what forms is nitrogen (N) found in sewage? Briefly discuss three (3) reasons why excessive quantities of nitrogen can be of concern in waterways. In raw domestic sewage, the predominant f...
Statistical analysis of data
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...Acid rain precursors, heavy metals and other pollutants. Data Analysis: In this dataset we can find out the average emission of the pollutants over the years... Data Availability: Construction activity causes environmental pollution. Here data ofpollutant emission for three kind of construction activity: Buildings and building construction works, Constructions and construction work for civil engineering and the Specialised construction works has been reported. This data is a time series data where the emissions of pollutants (in thousands of tonnes) have been recorded from 2000 to 2009 from various constructional activities. Pollutants have been categorized into four categories- Greenhouse gases, Acid...
Environment degradation in China
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...acid rain increased from 18 percent to 40 percent between 1985 and 1998. China now releases 13 % of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. This is second to only the United States (23 percent). With the increase in auto usage in China and development in general, this number is increasing speedily. China will soon reach the top position... appears here] appears here] appears here] appears here] Environment Degradation in China Abstract This report delves into the environmental issues facing China. The predicament is that China's remarkable development has come to the detriment of similarly stunning environmental degradation. Ever since the start of reforms, the most frequently precise forms of environme...
Annotating Photos
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...acid rain... College: Annotating Photos. In Alba in Bahrain, the environment and its sustainability has been greatly impacted on by consumption. A number of photographs taken from the area clearly depict how land is utilized in an effort to manufacture and produce goods and or services as well as the impact of consumption on the environment (Hussein 212) The first photo shows a busy highway junction with various types of automobiles. The heavy automobiles are ferrying consumables and are emitting a lot of smog which has formed as clouds. Consumption of the non-renewable sources of energy pollutes the environment. The second photograph shows a refining zone with cloud emissions. The area is de-forested a...
Case study
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...acid rain that will corrode buildings and wilt plants. However, the project will also benefit the community since it will be a source of employment to the local people. The project will further result... Ethics: Case Study The theory of utilitarianism, which s that a person should act in such a way to produce the best consequence, can play a critical role in decision on the investment project. Choosing to invest in this project will have an implication on the surrounding due to the gases released from the energy plant. Additionally, there may be contamination from waste pits that result from oil drilling. The surrounding area could further experience change in weather patterns as well as acid rain...
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