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Canadian Lakes Turning To 'Jelly' Due To Loss Of Calcium
2014-11-21 03:37:34

New research on a number of Canadian lakes show that historical acid deposits as a result of industry have greatly reduced calcium levels in the water - dramatically impacting populations of calcium-rich plankton such as Daphnia water fleas that dominate these ecosystems.

2014-06-09 14:51:10

For more than 40 years, policy makers have been working to reduce acid rain, a serious environmental problem that can devastate lakes, streams, and forests and the plants and animals that live in these ecosystems.

2014-05-27 08:23:09

New study by Syracuse and Harvard universities shows potential for reductions of more than 750 thousand tons of other harmful air pollutants across continental U.S.

acid rain ice cores
2014-04-14 11:18:40

Over four decades ago, acid rain caused by industrial emissions was eradicating fish and dissolving stone monuments in the Eastern US. However, emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide, both of which cause acid rain, dropped significantly after the passing of the Clean Air Act of 1970.

2014-03-20 12:30:29

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2014-02-26 16:26:48

DUBLIN, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dr6v3h/flue_gas) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis

Wetlands Could Be Key In Revitalizing Acid Streams
2013-09-05 10:28:37

A team of University of Texas at Arlington biologists working with the U.S. Geological Survey has found that watershed wetlands can serve as a natural source for the improvement of streams polluted by acid rain.

Legacy Of Acid Rain Threatens Eastern US Water Supplies
2013-08-27 06:39:58

Human activities are changing the water chemistry of many streams and rivers in the Eastern U.S., with consequences for water supplies and aquatic life, so reports a new study in the journal Environmental Science and Technology.

Eastern US Water Supplies Affected By Changing River Chemistry
2013-08-26 14:41:20

Human activities are changing the basic chemistry of many rivers in the Eastern U.S. in ways that have potentially major consequences for urban water supplies and aquatic ecosystems, a University of Maryland-led study has found.

2013-06-28 23:05:08

Freshwater fish and habitat will benefit from new Climate Action Plan, says the Atlantic Salmon Federation, through actions that promote switching fuel sources from coal to natural gas and renewables.


Latest Acid rain Reference Libraries

Acid Rain
2013-04-01 10:21:17

Acid rain is any form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that is possesses high levels of hydrogen ions. It can have harmful effects on aquatic animals, plants, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules within the atmosphere to produce acids. Nitrogen oxides can be produced naturally by lightening strikes. Sulfur dioxide can be produced naturally by volcanic eruptions. The chemicals that are...

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2009-07-04 16:31:47

Rain is a type of liquid precipitation. It is defined as condensation of atmospheric water vapor that forms into drops that become heavy enough to fall, and often making it to the surface. Rain is the primary source of most of the fresh water in the world. Rain provides suitable conditions for diverse ecosystems, water for power sources and for crop irrigation. Not all rain reaches the surface. Some rain evaporates as it falls, especially through dry air. This type of rainfall is known as...

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