Air Pollution
Chapter 13

 

 

Acid Deposition

 

 

Burning fossil fuels releases sulfur dioxides and nitrogen oxides

 

Impacts of acid deposition

 

 

 

Trees killed by acid rain

 

 

 

pH = quantifies the acidity of solutions

 

 

pH of precipitation in the US

 

 

Range of pH tolerance

 

 

Acid rain damage

 

 

We have begin to address acid deposition