Essays Tagged: "Acid rain"

Acid Rain

THOUGHTS ON ACID RAINAcid rain is a serious problem with disastrous effects. Each day this serious problem incre ... hs I will be discussing the impact has on the wildlife and how our atmosphere is being destroyed by acid rain.CAUSESAcid rain is a cancer eating into the face of Eastern Canada and the North Eastern U ... into the face of Eastern Canada and the North Eastern United States. In Canada, the main sulphuric acid sources are non-ferrous smelters and power generation. On both sides of the border, cars and tr ...

(5 pages) 298 6 4.0 Jan/1988

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Environmental Law. The issue of pollution, is it still running rampant in our environment today ?

t, but all they get is a slap on the wrist; why is that ? Some even have the gual to pollute again. Acid rain and hazardous wastes are just two of the many problems plaguing our environment today, but ... uction of wastes, the cleanup of coastal zones, the protection of the ozone layer; the reduction of acid rain and urban smog; and provisions for the development of regulations.All provinces and territ ...

(7 pages) 381 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Acid rain, a great problem in our world

INTRODUCTION: Acid rain is a great problem in our world. It causes fishand plants to die in our waters. As well it ... r and eat these plants. Itis a problem that we must all face together and try to get rid of. Howeveracid rain on it's own is not the biggest problem. It cause many otherproblems such as aluminum poiso ... iggest problem. It cause many otherproblems such as aluminum poisoning. Acid Rain is deadly.WHAT IS ACID RAIN?Acid rain is all the rain, snow, mist etc that falls from the sky ontoour planet that cont ...

(7 pages) 124 2 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Acid Rain

THOUGHTS ON ACID RAINAcid rain is a serious problem with disastrous effects. Each day this serious problem incre ... hs I will be discussing the impact has on the wildlife and how our atmosphere is being destroyed by acid rain.CAUSESAcid rain is a cancer eating into the face of Eastern Canada and the North Eastern U ... into the face of Eastern Canada and the North Eastern United States. In Canada, the main sulphuric acid sources are non-ferrous smelters and power generation. On both sides of the border, cars and tr ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acid Rain

A cause and effect paper dealing with Acid Rain -Acid rain is a serious problem with disastrous effects. Each daythis serious problem incr ... aphs Iwill be discussing the impact has on the wildlife and how ouratmosphere is being destroyed by acid rain.CAUSESAcid rain is a cancer eating into the face of Eastern Canada andthe North Eastern Un ... g into the face of Eastern Canada andthe North Eastern United States. In Canada, the main sulphuric acidsources are non©ferrous smelters and power generation. On bothsides of the border, cars and ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.0 Sep/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This essay dicusses the cause, effects, and prevention of acid rain.

Acid Rain is rainfall that has a pH of less than 5.6. Acid Rain, a major pollution factor in today's ... a major pollution factor in today's society damages everything in its path. For the last ten years acid rain has brought destruction over all the domesticated continents. Acid Rain is formed when oxi ... oxides of nitrogen and sulfite combine with moisture in the atmosphere to make nitric and sulfuric acids. These acids can be carried far from their origins. For example, if formed in the United State ...

(6 pages) 222 1 4.2 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Acid Rain Essay

real good and professional Outstandig, alot of time must have been spentWithin this past century, acidity of the air and acid rain have become recognized as one of the leading threats to our planet' ... one of the leading threats to our planet's environment. No longer limited by geographic boundaries, acid causing emissions are causing problems all over the world. Some laws have been passed which lim ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.0 Jan/1999

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain

NONE NONEINTRODUCTION: Acid rain is a great problem in our world. It causes fishand plants to die in our waters. As well it ... r and eat these plants. Itis a problem that we must all face together and try to get rid of. Howeveracid rain on it's own is not the biggest problem. It cause many otherproblems such as aluminum poiso ... iggest problem. It cause many otherproblems such as aluminum poisoning. Acid Rain is deadly.WHAT IS ACID RAIN?Acid rain is all the rain, snow, mist etc that falls from the sky ontoour planet that cont ...

(7 pages) 101 1 3.3 Dec/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain Legislation

Should tougher legislation be implemented on acid rain prevention? -Acid Rain LegislationAcid rain is a destructive force as a result of nature a ... he question still remains, 'Should tougher legislation be implemented to force industries to reduce acid rain emissions?'To decide whether tougher legislation should be implemented, one must first und ... er tougher legislation should be implemented, one must first understand the details of what exactly acid rain is. Acid rain is a result of mankind's carelessness. It travels a long one of the most eff ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Acid Rain

INTRODUCTION: Acid rain is a great problem in our world. It causes fishand plants to die in our waters. As well it ... r and eat these plants. Itis a problem that we must all face together and try to get rid of. Howeveracid rain on it's own is not the biggest problem. It cause many otherproblems such as aluminum poiso ... iggest problem. It cause many otherproblems such as aluminum poisoning. Acid Rain is deadly.WHAT IS ACID RAIN?Acid rain is all the rain, snow, mist etc that falls from the sky ontoour planet that cont ...

(7 pages) 81 0 2.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acid Rain

it great n/aAcid rain is a serious problem with disastrous effects. Each daythis serious problem increases, many ... aphs Iwill be discussing the impact has on the wildlife and how ouratmosphere is being destroyed by acid rain.CAUSESAcid rain is a cancer eating into the face of Eastern Canada andthe North Eastern Un ... g into the face of Eastern Canada andthe North Eastern United States. In Canada, the main sulphuric acidsources are non©ferrous smelters and power generation. On bothsides of the border, cars and ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain

Its pretty good NoneAcid rain is pollueted rain. The pollutants go up to the atmosphere and when itrains it brings the p ... it brings the pollution down with it. Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide are thegases that form the acid rain. When these gases mix with moisture it can makerain, snow, hail, or even fog. The scientif ... hen these gases mix with moisture it can makerain, snow, hail, or even fog. The scientific term for acid rain is acid depositionwhich means when the acid is taken from the air and is deposited on the ...

(6 pages) 63 0 2.7 Sep/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid rain

a good starter paper for enviormentalists not bad!INTRODUCTION: Acid rain is a great problem in our world. It causes fishand plants to die in our waters. As well it ... r and eat these plants. Itis a problem that we must all face together and try to get rid of. Howeveracid rain on it's own is not the biggest problem. It cause many otherproblems such as aluminum poiso ... iggest problem. It cause many otherproblems such as aluminum poisoning. Acid Rain is deadly.WHAT IS ACID RAIN?Acid rain is all the rain, snow, mist etc that falls from the sky ontoour planet that cont ...

(7 pages) 60 1 3.0 Feb/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Should We Fix Acid Rain? What is acid rain and its causes? Should we fix it? By who and how should it be fixed?

Acid rain or acid precipitation is the rain, snow, fog hail which has pH levels below 5.6, the avera ... has pH levels below 5.6, the average acidity of rain. The pH scale is used to measure the level of acidity by measuring the hydrogen ion concentration, were pH 1 is the strongest acid and pH 14 is th ... ng the hydrogen ion concentration, were pH 1 is the strongest acid and pH 14 is the strongest base. Acids and bases of the same amount and strength can neutralise each other. Acid rain is caused by th ...

(4 pages) 130 3 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Acid rain facts

THOUGHTS ON ACID RAINAcid rain is a serious problem with disastrous effects. Each day this serious problem incre ... hs I will be discussing the impact has on the wildlife and how our atmosphere is being destroyed by acid rain.Acid rain is a cancer eating into the face of Eastern Canada and the North Eastern United ... into the face of Eastern Canada and the North Eastern United States. In Canada, the main sulphuric acid sources are non-ferrous smelters and power generation. On both sides of the border, cars and tr ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid rain.

Essay on acid rainAcid rain is a great problem in our world. It causes fishand plants to die in our waters. A ... r and eat these plants. Itis a problem that we must all face together and try to get rid of. Howeveracid rain on it's own is not the biggest problem. It cause many otherproblems such as aluminum poiso ... ot the biggest problem. It cause many otherproblems such as aluminum poisoning. Acid Rain is deadly.Acid rain is all the rain, snow, mist etc that falls from the sky ontoour planet that contains an un ...

(7 pages) 43 0 1.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A short essay on the Impacts of Tourism on the Environment.

as well as those from the production of electricity, another important tourist need, are linked to acid rain, chemical pollution and global warming. They contribute to severe air pollution, not only ...

(3 pages) 26047 4 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid rain and the effect it has on our environment

"Acid Rain," or more precisely acidic precipitation, is the term used to describerainfall that has a ... ope. It also leads to the deterioration of buildings and statues by reacting with several minerals. Acid rain is formed when oxides of nitrogen and sulfite combine with moisture in the atmosphere to m ... oxides of nitrogen and sulfite combine with moisture in the atmosphere to make nitric and sulfuric acids. These acids can be carried away far from its origin. The two primary sources of acid rain are ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid rain.

Acid rainWhat is acid rain? Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides. ... ased into the atmosphere, they can be converted chemically into such secondary pollutants as nitric acid and sulfuric acid, both of which dissolve easily in water. The resulting acidic water droplets ... ing acidic water droplets can be carried long distances by very strong winds, returning to Earth as acid rain, snow, or fog. Who is affected? Basically every one who comes in contact with acid rain is ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Acid Rain and the effects on the environment.

Acid RainAcid Rain is a term most all of us have heard of from time to time. But many of us know lit ... ed. To tell you the truth I had no idea of what it was until I started researching for this report.?Acid rain? refers to acids falling from the sky. The more appropriate or precise term used for acid ... s falling from the sky. The more appropriate or precise term used for acid rain is acid deposition. Acid deposition comes in two forms, wet and dry. Wet acid deposition is acidic rain, fog and snow, s ...

(2 pages) 89 3 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences