By Gerald R. Visgilio, Diana M. Whitelaw
This booklet is the results of a convention held biannually on the Goodwin-Niering heart for Conservation Biology and Environmental reviews at Connecticut collage. It makes use of an interdisciplinary method of specialise in vital ecological affects of acid deposition, the transboundary nature of the toxins that reason acid rain, and household and overseas guidelines designed to lessen the emission of those toxins. The booklet combines study findings and the coverage analyses of specialists from assorted educational disciplines with the positions complex through representatives of assorted nongovernmental organisations (NGOs). as the quantity explores many facets of the acid rain factor, it will likely be of curiosity to a various viewers that incorporates researchers, scholars, involved electorate, coverage analysts, and individuals of NGOs and executive businesses who may perhaps use the textual content as heritage for dialogue referring to the technological know-how and coverage of acid deposition.
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2001). Trends in acidic deposition mirror emission trends in the source area. 3). Decreases in precipitation sulfate have coincided 32 Charles T. Driscoll et al. 3. Annual volume-weighted sulfate, nitrate, and ammonium concentrations and pH in bulk and wet deposition at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire 1963-2000 with increases in pH. 2). 3). 4). It is now expected that the sulfate concentration of atmospheric deposition will decrease in a direct linear response to decreases of sulfur dioxide emissions in the source area.
The links between sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions, acidic deposition, and a range of environmental issues Problem Linkage to Acid Deposition Reference Coastal eutrophication Atmospheric deposition adds Paerl et al. 2002, nitrogen to coastal waters Howarth, this volume Mercury Deposition of sulfate Branfireun et al. 1999, enhances methylation of Driscoll et al, 1994 mercury. Surface water acidification increases mercury accumulation in fish Visibility Sulfate aerosols diminish visibility and views Malm et al.
The acid deposition program simply could not deal with all of these issues at once, and the policy/regulatory apparatus of EPA certainly could not deal with these issues of multiple environmental stresses. The end result was that there was policy action that was quite effective at reducing the emissions and deposition of sulfur, but nitrogen and ozone issues were left for another day, regardless of the fact that it was already well-understood that they had become important stressors on the ecosystems.