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.
In the faculty-led study abroad program Mexico: Air Pollution and Ancient Cultures, students gain cultural competency and life-changing experiences while learning about the effects of acid deposition on Mesoamerican heritage sites.
The Adirondack Mountains were particularly affected by acid deposition.
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.
Hawley, Acid deposition natural versus anthropogenic components, Science, 226 , pp.
Fortunately, the oak species has taken up this ecological niche that was left open by the demise of the American chestnut," says Paul, adding, "unfortunately, in the late 20th and early 21st centuries we're starting to see an issue of oak decline characterized by ground level ozone pollution, acid deposition, root rot and drought conditions.
Colchicine prevents migration of neutrophils into joints, thereby possibly reducing inflammation caused by the innate immune system in response to uric acid deposition.
acid deposition, and then by recounting the history of the research and critical debate that have led to our current understanding of the problem--including the skeptics point of view.
The eco-cause of the day was acid rain in the Northeast, caused in part by utility emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, which increased acid deposition in particle form on the ground and raised the PH of rain and snow when mixed in the atmosphere.
Acid deposition occurs in three forms: (1) wet deposition (dew, rain, snow, sleet, and hail); (2) dry deposition (particles and gases); and (3) vapor deposition (clouds or fog occurring in coastal areas).
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.