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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Sources and natural removal processes for some atmospheric pollutants /|
|Author||Rasmussen, Karen H.|
|CORP Author||Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Center for Air Environment Studies.;National Environmental Research Center, Research Triangle Park, N.C. Meteorology Lab.|
|Publisher||Center for Air Environment Studies, the Pennsylvania States University,|
|Report Number||EPA 650-4-74-032; CAES-Pub-367-74; EPA-R-800397|
|Stock Number||PB-237 168|
|Additional Subjects||Air pollution ; Removal ; Reviews ; Absorption ; Vegetation ; Soils ; Rocks ; Water resources ; Precipitation(Meteorology) ; Air water interactions ; Sources ; Chemical reactions ; Hydrogen sulfide ; Sulfur dioxide ; Nitrogen oxide ; Ammonia ; Nitrogen dioxide ; Carbon monoxide ; Hydrocarbons ; Sinks(Biosphere)|
|Collation||vi, 120 leaves : illustrations.|
The review attempts to briefly illustrate what the 'state of the art' is in the recognition of the various sources and natural sinks of gaseous pollutants. The removal mechanisms include absorption by vegetation, soil, rock and water bodies, precipitation scavenging, and chemical reactions within the atmosphere. The nature and magnitude of anthropogenic and natural emissions of the gases considered (H2S, SO2, N2O, NO, NO2, NH3, CO, O3, and hydrocarbons), along with their ambient background concentrations and information on their major sinks identified to date, are discussed. In the case of sulfurous and nitrogenous compounds, this information has been used to prepare total geochemical cycles.
"EPA 650-4-74-032." "June 1974." Cover title. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 109-120). Print reproduction.