photochemical smog


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photochemical smog

n.
Air pollution produced by the action of sunlight on hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, and other pollutants.
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Smog is derived from vehicular emission from internal combustion engines and industrial fumes that react in the atmosphere with sunlight to form secondary pollutants that also combine with the primary emissions to form photochemical smog.
Mohammad Hanif briefed on seasonal temperatures, rainfall shifts and consequential food insecurity in Pakistan saying the country was affected by Photochemical smog also known as Bad Ozone Layer due to 10 centigrade change in temperature which was the most dangerous for human health.
The intense sunshine enhances photochemical smog activity and the formation of ozone, resulting in high ozone concentrations in the Pearl River Delta region.
1 Chemical reaction of sunlight typically known as photochemical smog is produced in the environment by nitrogen oxide and natural volatile compounds.
Ozone is a major component of photochemical smog and haze on a hot summer day.
Moreover, reduction of the VOCs that are a source of photochemical smog is also an increasingly serious issue for protecting the environment.
VOCs are carbon compounds that evaporate at room temperature and react in sunlight to help form ground-level ozone, an integral component of photochemical smog.
Photochemical smog is derived from photo-activated vehicular and industrial emissions and primary smog.
On the other hand, exhaust gas from marine diesel engines include factors that cause photochemical smog and acid rain, such as sulfur oxide (SOx) and nitrogen oxide (NOx), in addition to carbon dioxide (CO2) that are causes of global warming.
Nitrogen oxides, formed by the burning of fossil fuels, generate photochemical smog.
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs): Carbon-based compounds that contribute to formation of atmospheric photochemical smog.
A 4-inch will show the orange tint of the photochemical smog that makes Titan's atmosphere opaque, hiding the moon's rainclouds, rivers, and lakes of liquefied natural gas.

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