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2014-04-16 23:06:11

With proper air filtration, Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning can prevent indoor air quality from provoking dangerous health issues this spring. Portland,

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.

2014-04-13 23:02:22

From Aprilaire, the experts in indoor air quality: Take a look at your indoor air and how you can reduce the allergens you breathe at home. Madison, WI (PRWEB)

stratospheric ozone intrusion
2014-04-11 13:12:51

Outdoor enthusiasts in Colorado's Front Range are occasionally rewarded with remarkable visibility brought about by dry, clear air and wind. But it's what people in the mountainous U.S. West can't see in conditions like this – ozone plunging down to the ground from high in the stratosphere.

2014-04-11 12:21:24

TUCSON, Ariz., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-04-10 16:21:18

DALLAS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report analyzes the "Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems & Services Market by Type (Wet FGD, Dry FGD, and others), by Application

2014-04-08 12:22:44

JONESBORO, Ark., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has expanded its corporate headquarters here with the recent opening of a 13,600 sq. ft. (1,263 sq.

2014-04-08 10:54:33

Laboratory chamber walls have been stealing vapors, causing researchers to underestimate the formation of secondary organic aerosol in the atmosphere.

2014-04-07 12:28:18

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-04-04 23:33:32

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest report on “Filters to 2018” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 US demand to rise 3.6% annually through


Latest Air pollution Reference Libraries

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2010-10-26 18:19:25

A gas mask is designed to go over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling "airborne pollutants". The mask seals the nose and mouth and many times covers other soft tissues of the face. Some have respirators. Most gas masks provide protection from gaseous and particulate and are often used by riot police and rioters alike. They are also used by graffiti artists to protect them from the fumes. The original design had two small glass eye windows that were thick in order from keeping the...

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2009-07-06 17:01:44

Arctic haze is a phenomenon that occurs in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic due to air pollution. What distinguishes Arctic haze from haze found elsewhere, is the ability of its chemical ingredients to endure in the atmosphere for a longer period of time compared to other pollutants. Due to limited snowfall, rain, or turbulent air to displace pollutants from the polar air in the spring, Arctic haze can continue for more than a month in the northern atmosphere. Arctic haze was...

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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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2009-07-06 16:36:49

Mist is a phenomenon that consists of small droplets of water suspended in air. Mist occurs as part of a natural weather event or from volcanic activity. Mist is most common in cold air above warm water. Mist also occurs when air is exhaled in cold temperatures or when steam is formed in a sauna. Aerosol cans can create artificial mist if the humidity levels are just right. The one difference between mist and fog is visibility. If visibility is less than 0.62 miles (1 kilometer), the...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.