wet deposition


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wet deposition

n.
The transfer of pollutants from the atmosphere to the earth by inclusion or solution in precipitation. Wet deposition typically involves gases and particulate matter, and especially acidic compounds or radioactive particles.
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Atmospheric wet deposition of NO3, which has been associated with increased NOx emissions, is an often overlooked potential source particularly in systems where the amount of N-deposition exceeds the remediation capacity of the system.
We provide a comprehensive analysis of the long-range transport and wet deposition of Arctic BC and attribute most of the seasonal cycle to the seasonality of wet deposition.
Some of related studies in literature focused on atmospheric concentrations while others investigated atmospheric dry and wet deposition fluxes.
Avoiding this mixing is especially relevant for solution-processed devices, since it can also be caused by the wet deposition process itself.
We call this "dry deposition," and it causes damage, just like wet deposition (rain, snow, etc.
Many authors have reported a greater resistance to liquefaction for samples prepared by sedimentation than by the dry funnel pluviation or wet deposition methods (Zlatovic and Ishihara, 1997).
It may be related to the acid deposition, which includes wet deposition and dry deposition.
5[degrees] W), GEOS-Chem attributes only 11% to NA anthropogenic sources, although measured wet deposition in this region is the highest in the United States (National Atmospheric Deposition Program 2009).
As shown in the table, AERMOD predicted similar levels of atmospheric mercury concentrations and dry deposition rates as ISCST3 for both power plants, but significantly lower wet deposition rates than ISCST3.
To evaluate foliar absorption of inorganic nitrogen by simulated wet deposition in Abies religiosa, a greenhouse factorial experiment was established with three-year old seedlings using a randomized design.
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).