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Title: Acid deposition and atmospheric chemistry at Allegheny Mountain

In August, 1983 members of the Research Staff of Ford Motor Company carried out a field experiment at two rural sites in southwestern Pennsylvania involving various aspects of the acid deposition phenomenon. This presentation focuses on the wet (rain) deposition during the experiment, as well as the relative importance of wet and dry deposition processes for nitrate and sulfate at the sites. Other aspects of the experiment have been discussed elsewhere: the chemistry of dew and its role in acid deposition (1), the dry deposition of HNO/sub 3/ and SO/sub 2/ to surrogate surfaces (2), and the role of elemental carbon in light absorption and of light absorption in degradation of visibility (3).
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5432102
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Pet. Chem., Prepr.; (United States); Journal Volume: 31:2
Research Org:
Research Staff, Ford Motor Co., P.O. Box 2053, Dearborn, MI 48121
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ACID RAIN; ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY; NITRATES; DEPOSITION; WASHOUT; PENNSYLVANIA; AIR QUALITY; SULFATES; CARBON; FIELD TESTS; NITRIC ACID; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; RURAL AREAS; SULFUR DIOXIDE; VISIBILITY; ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATIONS; CHALCOGENIDES; CHEMISTRY; ELEMENTS; ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; FEDERAL REGION III; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; INORGANIC ACIDS; NITROGEN COMPOUNDS; NONMETALS; NORTH AMERICA; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; PRECIPITATION SCAVENGING; RAIN; SEPARATION PROCESSES; SULFUR COMPOUNDS; SULFUR OXIDES; TESTING; USA 500200* -- Environment, Atmospheric-- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport-- (-1989)