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Synonyms for aerosol

a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas

a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)

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Brian Soden and Eui-Seok Chung of the University of Miami utilized a number of climate model projections to determine the impact of manmade aerosols on variations in rainfall in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
The aerosol volume size distributions (VSD), single scattering albedo (SSA), refractive index(RI), and asymmetry parameter(ASY) values during dusty days suggested that dust aerosols are dominant over the anthropogenic aerosol in the Lahore, Pakistan.
The more aerosols you have, the more cells you get.
However, a coherent scientific view of the effects of aerosols on convection has yet to be established.
Atmospheric aerosols are particles suspended in the atmosphere affecting air quality, damaging human health and the environment.
The production rate was consistent with other studies using synthetic respiratory aerosols.
Research led by the University of Leeds shows that the effect of aerosols on the climate since industrialisation depends strongly on what the atmosphere was like before pollution--when aerosols were produced only from natural emissions.
Chakrabarty and colleagues found to their surprise that funeral pyre emissions contain sunlight-absorbing organic carbon aerosols known as brown carbon.
In the 20th century, aerosols probably had more effect on storm frequency than did greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide, Smith says.
org reported that researchers located a link between the potentially deadly storms and aerosols which can be found in natural forms such as volcanic plumes and clouds, as well as in manmade forms such as coal and oil.
Aerosols are of two types depending upon their origin: natural and anthropogenic.
Whether for an industrial application or a do-it-yourself consumer project, aerosol coatings provide convenience to the user and are appreciated for their ability to cover very hard to reach surfaces.
Among the topics are physical and chemical processes in aerosol systems, sampling and analyzing using filters, microscopy and the microanalysis of individual collected particles, instruments based on the electrical detection of aerosols, measuring workplace aerosol, the satellite-based measurement of atmospheric aerosols, and measuring pharmaceutical and diagnostic aerosols.
Visitors can learn even more about aerosols in daily life by exploring the popular interactive Eco-Aerosols page.
Many business and communities still throw their aerosols in the trash, which may be illegal in some places, and also is dangerous and wastes valuable landfill space.
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