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Acid Rain

1st Edition

By J. Rose


284 pages

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Hardback: 9780367364816
pub: 2019-11-14
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Originally published in 1994 this volume includes contributions from environmental scientists, consultants and research workers. The incidence and effects of the phenomenon of acid rain in the late 1970s, 80s and early 1990s , as well as certain remedies, are discussed at length. The roles of vehicles and power stations are examined in detail and legal aspects of curbing acid rain are considered.

Table of Contents

1. Long Distance Transport R. S. Scorer 2. Acidification: Potential for Reversal or Mitigation? G Howells 3. The Role of Science and Technology: An Anglo-German Comparison S. A. Boehmer-Christiansen 4. Air Pollution and European Forests S. Nilsson 5. The Nutritional Status of Declining Forests: A Review after a Decade of Research R. F. Huettl 6. Acid Rain: An Issue for Regional Cooperation J. M. Jakobowicz 7. A Review of Spatial and Temporal Trends of Precipitation Composition for North America for the Period 1979-1987 D. L. Sisterson, V. C. Bowersox and A. R. Olsen 8. Atmospheric Emissions from Road Transport C. Holman 9. ‘Buying in the Sky’: Acid Rain Controls in the US Under the 1990 Clean Air Act M. B. Archer and R. O. Brooks 10. Acid Rain and Transport: Some Legal Aspects J. McHarry

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1931 and 1997 make major contributions to applied climatology. They include environmental debates about greenhouse gases, ozone, acid rain and land, water and air pollution and discuss:

  • The economic, social, political and strategic implications of weather and climate
  • The health & prosperity of future generations
  • The economics of a green economy
  • Sustainable security, poverty and inequitable land distribution
  • And will be of interest to decision makers in agriculture, economics and business, politicians

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
NATURE / Ecology
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change