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By Timothy J. Sullivan

A number of air toxins are emitted into the ambience from human-caused and average emissions assets in the course of the usa and somewhere else. those contaminants impression delicate normal assets in desert, together with the nationwide parks. The method of nationwide parks within the usa is between our best resources. This publication presents a compilation and synthesis of present medical figuring out in regards to the explanations and results of those pollution inside nationwide park lands. It describes pollutant emissions, deposition, and exposures; it identifies the severe (tipping element) a great deal of pollutant deposition at which opposed affects are manifested.

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S. 2 (Continued) List of National Park Lands and Associated Codes Park Name Fort Donelson Fort Frederica Fort Laramie Fort Larned Fort Matanzas Fort Necessity Fort Point Fort Pulaski Fort Sumter Fort Union Fort Union Trading Post Fort Vancouver Fossil Butte Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Friendship Hill Gates of the Arctic Gateway Gauley River George Washington George Washington Birthplace George Washington Carver Gettysburg Gila Cliff Dwellings Glacier Glacier Bay Glen Canyon Golden Gate Golden Spike Grand Canyon Grand Portage Grand Teton Grant-Kohrs Ranch Great Basin Great Sand Dunes Great Smoky Mountains Guadalupe Mountains Guilford Courthouse Gulf Islands Hagerman Fossil Beds Haleakala Harpers Ferry Hawaii Volcanoes Herbert Hoover Home of Franklin D.

C. T. A. Bishop. 2013. Effects of acidic deposition and soil acidification on sugar maple in the Adirondack Mountains, New York. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47:12687–12694. S. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2000. Federal land managers’ air quality related values workgroup (FLAG) phase I report. S. S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Air Quality Branch. National Park Service, Denver, CO. S. S. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2010. Federal land managers’ air quality related values work group (FLAG): Phase I report—Revised (2010).

1 Emissions Source Type Groups Used for Mapping 2011 National Emissions Inventory Data........................................................................................ 2 Summary of Data from Monitoring Networks Used to Derive Total Deposition Project Estimates .................................................................................. 3 Distribution of Estimated Change from 2001 to 2011 in Total Sulfur Deposition across Each of the National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Networks in the Conterminous United States, Derived by the Total Deposition Project ....................................................................................

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