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Air-borne sulphur pollution

Air-borne sulphur pollution

effects and control : report prepared within the framework of the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sulphur compounds -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConvention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (1979), Airborne sulphur pollution.
    StatementEconomic Commission for Europe.
    SeriesAir pollution studies ;, 1
    ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Europe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD196.S95 A37 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 265 p. :
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2591932M
    LC Control Number85144610

      The five: airborne pollutants in our bodies Fine particulate matter in polluted air enters the body via the lungs and affects our health in a variety of ways Heavy pollution in Mexico City earlier.   Airborne pollutants: New view of how water and sulfur dioxide mix Date: Source: University of Oregon Summary: High in the sky, water in .

    Title(s): Air-borne sulphur pollution: effects and control: report prepared within the framework of the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution/ Economic Commission for Europe. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: New York: United Nations, Burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas are the main source of sulfur dioxide emissions. Coal fired power stations, in particular, are major sources of sulfur dioxide, with coal burning accounting for 50 percent of annual emissions, as explained by the Tropospheric Emission Monitoring Internet Service (TEMIS).

    By the latter part of the 19th cent. many industrial areas were experiencing severe air pollution caused by the burning of coal to run mills and machinery. The quantities of fly ash, smoke, carbon and sulfur gases, and other wastes had become too great for local environments—like those of London and Pittsburgh—to disperse rapidly. Air pollution from a coking oven. Air pollution occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances are introduced into Earth's atmosphere. Sources of air pollution include gases (such as ammonia, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxides, methane and chlorofluorocarbons), particulates (both organic and inorganic), and biological molecules.


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