Acid Rain Essay

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  • Acid Rain : The Discovery Of Acid Rain

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    this phenomenons name, acid rain, it has always had an distinguishable pull of attraction towards me. Commencing from the first time I heard about it in the years of my elementary, I have always had a keen interest in this oddly named rain. One would think any type of rain is beneficial to all natural living forms, but with my discovery of acid rain it seems not. Along with my envisionment of what acid rain is, it has always been a grey area in my mind and thoughts. Is the rain green? Does it have

  • Acid Rain Essay

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    In describing acid precipitation pollutant chosen it is more commonly known as acid rain representing a form of secondary pollution (EB,2013). Nitrogen and sulfur oxides are released into the atmosphere reacting to water and other components forming acids (EB, 2013). Acid rain refers to two different processes that enable the acid suspended in the atmosphere to deposit on the Earth’s surface water dries (EB, 2013). Wet acid decomposition fades to the Earth’s surface when it rains snows or fogs

  • Acid Rain And Its Effects

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    You’re probably wondering, “What is acid rain?” In this essay I will be discussing what acid rain is, the nature of acid rain, and the appearance. Also, I’ll be telling you about the influence acid rain has on people’s health and different effects. Last but not least, I will be typing about some preventions against acid rain and what techniques can be used. First of all, “What is acid rain?” Basically acid rain is rainfall made sufficiently acidic by atmospheric pollution that it causes environmental

  • Acid Rain Problems

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    AREAS IN THE WORLD THAT HAVE PROBLEMS WITH ACID RAIN What areas in the world have problems with acid rain? Areas that have problems with acid rain are those that contain many running cars and a large population of people in one place, such as cities. Areas near electric companies that burn fossil fuel or manufacturing industries also face acid rain. Even areas that are far from electric companies and manufacturing industries face the wrath of acid rain as SO2 and NOx can travel far through wind and

  • Acid Rain : What Is Acid Rain?

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    What Is Acid Rain? In common parlance, acid rain is just what the words man – rainfall that is acidic in nature. However, in scientific terms it has a winder connotation. So, what is acid rain? Any way by which acid falls out of the atmosphere is considered to be acid rain. It can be dry or wet. Acidic gases or particles are referred to as dry deposition, whereas acid rain, snow and fog constitute the wet deposition. Be it particles, snow or gases, they can be termed as acidic if only they have

  • Acid Rain Essay

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    Acid Rain Do you ever look outside on a rainy night and think to yourself why are we destroying our own habitat. Of course you don’t. You are more rapped up in the beauty of a calm and serene shower with the wind blowing and a gentle howl of the breeze trickling through the trees. Why would you think of something bad? Well, maybe you should start thinking of rain as a bad thing. Maybe not rain, but what is in the rain. Not enough attention is being put toward the well being of the Earth

  • The Problem of Acid Rain

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    Acid rain is a widespread problem, one that plagues the environment the world over. Acid Rain is the resultant by-product of burning fossil fuel which in-turn mixes with moisture in the atmosphere and falls to the ground as rain, snow, sleet, etc. Acid deposition is a more precise name than acid rain because acid can precipitate in several forms, as stated previously. It can also combine with dry particles and fall to the ground; therefore it is called dry deposition whereas acid coming down in rain

  • Acid Rain Effects

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    the many serious threats is acid rain and a lot of people don’t notice the effects of this worldwide dilemma. It is now apparent that acid rain will now affect our everyday lives. Acid precipitation impacts the environment, the people, many animals, and industries in the world. When we burn fossil fuels nitrous and sulfuric gases are released into the atmosphere and these gases react with water and oxygen, therefore, making acid rain.(National Geographic,2017) Acid rain comes in many forms like snow

  • Acid Rain Essay

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    Acid Rain Acid rain is polluted rain. The pollutants go up to the atmosphere and when it rains it brings the pollution down with it. Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide are the gases that form the acid rain. When these gases mix with moisture it can make rain, snow, hail, or even fog. The scientific term for acid rain is acid deposition which means when the acid is taken from the air and is deposited on the earth. Major industries, coal burning factories, power plants and automoble engines are the

  • Acid Rain Essay

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    Acid Rain Within this past century, acidity of the air and acid rain have become recognized as one of the leading threats to our planet’s environment. No longer limited by geographic boundaries, acid causing emissions are causing problems all over the world. Some laws have been passed which limit the amount of pollutants that are released into the air, but tougher legislation must be implemented before this problem can be overcome.      Acid rain is produced, when automobiles

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