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Acid earth

John McCormick

Acid earth

the global threat of acid pollution

by John McCormick

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Published by Earthscan in London .
Written in English


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Statementby John McCormick.
The Physical Object
Pagination191p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20898262M

Dec 19,  · Inside chemistry labs, chemists work with what they call superacids. No one’s found a specific use for such a fantastically strong acid yet, but chemists are actively looking for one. Hosted by. acid rain or acid deposition, form of precipitation (rain, snow, sleet, or hail) containing high levels of sulfuric or nitric acids (pH below –).Produced when sulfur dioxide and various nitrogen oxides combine with atmospheric moisture, acid rain can contaminate drinking water, damage vegetation and aquatic life, and erode buildings and monuments.

Nov 02,  · The alkaline diet has been in the limelight recently, with everyone from celebrities to health gurus touting the benefits of cutting acidic foods out of your diet.. Studies show that limiting your intake of acidic foods may help improve bone density, reduce the risk of kidney stones, lower chronic pain, improve hormone levels and alleviate acid reflux. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History is a non-fiction book written by Elizabeth Kolbert and published by Henry Holt and virtuosobs.com book argues that the Earth is in the midst of a modern, man-made, sixth virtuosobs.com the book, Kolbert chronicles previous mass extinction events, and compares them to the accelerated, widespread extinctions during our present virtuosobs.com: Elizabeth Kolbert.

Acidic & Acid Forming Foods An unhealthy diet, high in acidic food (e.g. dairy, meat, bread, high sugar fruits), causes acid wastes to build up in the body. When these acid wastes enter the blood stream, the blood system tries to dispose of the wastes, which means if there are too many wastes to handle, they are deposited in vital organ. Lutgens and Tarbuck published their first college text, Earth Science, in That book, winner of the McGuffy Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association, is now in its fourteenth edition. In , as the first edition of Earth was being prepared, gifted geology illustrator Dennis Tasa joined the author team. Since then the three Format: On-line Supplement.


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This book argues against the view that acid pollution is solely a West European or North American phenomenon. It describes causes and effects, political implications and controls already available, insisting that causes of acid pollution are well understood and there is no excuse for inaction.

It can also occur in the form of snow, fog, and tiny bits of dry material that settle to Earth. Normal rain is slightly acidic, with a pH ofwhile acid rain generally has a pH between and.

Acid, any substance that in water solution tastes sour, changes the color of certain indicators (e.g., reddens blue litmus paper), reacts with some metals (e.g., iron) to liberate hydrogen, reacts with bases to form salts, and promotes certain chemical reactions (acid catalysis).

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