AIR POLLUTION


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What are the major types of air pollution?

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What are the major types of SMOG?

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Thermal Iversions

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What is Acid Deposition?

    • Fossil fuels (especially coal) produce acidity
        SO2 + 2H2O => H2SO4 + H2
        NO + 2H2O => HNO3 + H2 + H+

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Acid deposition - where does it hurt or could hurt

    • Sensitive soils
    • Buildings & Statues
    • human respiratory system (asthma, bronchitis)
    • plant foliage and tree roots
    • fish and other aquatic animals

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Indoor Air Pollution

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Air Pollution - Human Impacts

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