acid precipitation


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rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water

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Acid water will store in lakes and accumulate every time of acid precipitation, eventually the acidity will be too high to kill most of the organisms in lake water.
The effect of acid precipitation on reproduction in salamanders: egg transplantation studies.
The wide use of acrylic clearcoats led to a new problem, noticeable etch damage due to acid precipitation (rain, fog, or dew), particularly on new or nearly new vehicles.
They are vulnerable to invasive species, pollution, and other threats attributed to global climate change, such as changes in precipitation, drought, increased UVB radiation, and acid precipitation.
The past management of acid precipitation and smog show that scrubbing technology is always a last-resort option.
Acid precipitation, largely from fossil fuel burning emissions, is killing thousand of lakes as well.
Approximately 20 mL of the supernatant from the caprylic acid precipitation was fractionated at 4 [degrees]C with stepwise addition of 100% saturated ammonium sulfate to give 20%, 30%, 40%, 50%, or 60% saturation.
In recent years, the amount of acid precipitation has decreased, but this hasn't shown up in higher pH readings in Kejimkujik Lake yet.
Casein isolated from human milk by acid precipitation is subjected to ion-exchange chromatography using an NaCl gradient to obtain six fractions.
Ranked the country's second most polluted park--according to NPCA's Code Red: America's Five Most Polluted Parks--Shenandoah was surpassed only by Great Smoky Mountains in the amount of haze, ozone, and acid precipitation affecting it.
Almost twenty years earlier, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York established a consortium of federal agencies known as the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP).
Kilian adds, "Many acid precipitation studies have been done in New England.
Years of heavy acid precipitation have eroded Paine Run's buffering capacity to the point where it's almost gone.
Use-tested for nucleic acid precipitation, Molecular Biology Grade Ethanol has no detectable Dnase, Rnase or Nickase activity.