acid deposition


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acid deposition

n.
The accumulation of acids or acidic compounds on land, in water, or in the tissues of vegetation, as a result of acid precipitation or of the settling or absorption of such compounds directly from the atmosphere.
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Effect of linseed and rapeseed or linseed and rapeseed oils on performance, slaughter yield and fatty acid deposition of the edible parts of carcass in broiler chicken.
Larssen T, Seip HM, Semb A, Mulder J, Muniz IP, Vogt RD, Lydersen E, Angell V, Dagang T, Eilertsen O (1999) Acid deposition and its effects in China: an overview.
During the 1990s, acid deposition in the Northeast finally began to decline as a result of the 1990 law, and the EPA, along with a number of leading environmental organizations, began promoting emissions trading as the regulatory wave of the future.
It is believed that as a result of acid deposition on the surface of the automotive coating, these etches are formed.
Potential threats include acid deposition, forest defoliation caused by exotic insects, and fire.
Through various means, acid deposition can be harmful to human health, ecosystems, and material and cultural resources.
Emissions of air pollutants also contribute to a suite of atmospheric issues, including stratospheric ozone depletion, acid deposition, ground-level ozone, particulate matter, and hazardous airborne pollutants.
x]] from coal-fired power plants in the midwest, a major contributor to acid deposition.
The draft, to be adopted Thursday, says the Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia (EANET) aims to create a common understanding on acid rain, provide information on acid rain to national- and regional-level policy-makers, and promote cooperation among countries on the issue.
2] must be reduced to 10 million tons per year to decrease acid deposition.
Other possible reasons for the spider's decline include the insecticide lindane, which was sprayed in an attempt to combat the mites, and forest damage resulting from acid deposition.
Sulfate, a constituent of acid deposition, moves through the system quickly and reductions associated with Clean Air Act regulations have been observed.