Essays Tagged: "Nitrogen oxide"

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

in has brought destruction over all the domesticated continents. Acid Rain is formed when oxides of nitrogen and sulfite combine with moisture in the atmosphere to make nitric and sulfuric acids. Thes ... cause, effects, and prevention of Acid Rain.Two primary sources of Acid Rain are Sulfur Dioxide and Nitrogen Oxide. Sulfur Oxide is a colorless gas that is released as a by-product of combusted fossil ...

(6 pages) 222 1 4.2 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Greenhouse Effect

od workThe Greenhouse EffectThe greenhouse effect occurs when gases such as methane, carbon dioxide,nitrogen oxide and CFCs trap heat in the atmosphere by acting as a pane ofglass in a car. "The glass ... ater vapor, carbondioxide (CO2), and methane which comes mainly from animal manure.Other gases like nitrogen oxide and man made gases calledchloroflurocarbons get caught in the atmosphere as well. The ...

(4 pages) 95 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Greenhouse Effect

reportThe Greenhouse EffectThe greenhouse effect occurs when gases such as methane, carbon dioxide,nitrogen oxide and CFCs trap heat in the atmosphere by acting as a pane ofglass in a car. "The glass ... ater vapor, carbondioxide (CO2), and methane which comes mainly from animal manure.Other gases like nitrogen oxide and man made gases calledchloroflurocarbons get caught in the atmosphere as well. The ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain

s go up to the atmosphere and when itrains 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 maker ... oal burning factories, power plants and automoble engines arethe main sources of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide which caues acid rain.Volcaneoes and forest fires also causes sulfur dioxide and nitr ...

(6 pages) 63 0 2.7 Sep/1997

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?

rength can neutralise each other. Acid rain is caused by the release of oxides of sulphur (SO2) and nitrogen (NOx) which when combined with the moisture in the air, may fall as rain with acidity of su ... , industries and burning coal and oil are the main contributories to the release of sulphur oxides. Nitrogen oxide is a result of any combustion or burning processes. The main source of emissions of n ...

(4 pages) 130 3 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Ozone layer Depletion and the future effects it will have on the population. Harmful effects of the Ultraviolet rays.

nity to diseases.1 What causes the depletion of the ozone layer? In 1970, Crutzen first showed that nitrogen oxides produced by decaying nitrous oxide from soil-borne microbes react catalytically with ... "global biogeochemical cycles" as well as the effects of supersonic transport aircraft that release nitrogen oxide into the stratosphere.2 In 1974, Molina and Rowland found that human-made chlorofluor ...

(3 pages) 64 1 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain (some info based on Bangkok).

roven to be formed by waste gasses which are released into the atmosphere. Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) and Nitrogen oxide are found out to be the 2 main contributing gasses which causes Acid Rain. CO2 is als ... fatal. These problems are usually caused by dry Acid Deposition, which is mainly Sulfur Dioxide and Nitrogen Oxides, reaching a human organ, this organ mostly being the lung. These sicknesses in the l ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid rain and it impacts on living things and the enviroment

recipitation that has a pH less than 5.6. Acid rains are very destructive. It's form when oxides of nitrogen and sulfite combine with water and moisture in the air to form Nitric ad Sulfuric acid. The ... uses, effects, and prevention of acid rain. Two primary sources of Acid Rain are Sulfur Dioxide and Nitrogen Oxide. Sulfur Oxide is a colorless gas that is released as a by-product of combusted fossil ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Pollution

inFossil fuels, such as coal, oil and natural gas all come from plants and they contain sulphur and nitrogen. When it is burnt for energy it reacts with the oxygen in the air giving out sulphur dioxid ... spray of lime. Cars have catalytic converters fitted into the exhaust system to remove sulphur and nitrogen oxides.Damage to the Ozone layerThe ozone layer is made up of O3 molecules. It is made by u ...

(12 pages) 133 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Describe And Explain Why Acid Rain Is A Global Issue

done to stop acid rain from forming in the first place.Acid rain is formed when Sulphur Dioxide and Nitrogen Oxide dissolve in rainwater, this causes it to become acidic. Normal rainwater has a ph val ... ater has a ph value of between 5 & 6-acid rain has readings below 5. Sulphur Dioxide and Nitrogen Oxide are both gases, which are emitted into the atmosphere due to the burning of fossil fu ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain

ace depending upon the type and amount of other gases present in the air, such as sulphur oxide and nitrogen oxides.Acid rain occurs when sulphur dioxide (SO ) and Nitrogen oxide (NO ) are released in ... l-fired power generators and ore smelting are the main culprits for the release of sulphur dioxide. Nitrogen oxide comes into the atmosphere in harmful amounts by the combustion of fuels in vehicles, ...

(3 pages) 95 2 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Investigating The Factors Which Affect The Rate of Reaction Between Limestone and Acid Rain(Hydrochloric Acid)

here and damages the environment. Two common air pollutants acidify rain: sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOX). When these substances are released into the atmosphere, they can be carried ov ...

(8 pages) 31 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Greenhouse Effect

The Greenhouse EffectThe greenhouse effect occurs when gasessuch as methane, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide and CFCs trap heat in theatmosphere by acting as a pane of glass in a car. The glass ... er vapor, carbon dioxide (CO2), and methane, which comesmainly from animal manure. Other gases like nitrogen oxide and chloroflurocarbons,man made gases, get caught in the atmosphere as well. The deca ...

(5 pages) 107 0 3.9 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Acidic Oxides: Environmental Peril?

cid deposition.The 2 forms of acidic oxide which form acid rain are called sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx). The way these acids and compounds are formed, is by when they react with natur ... hemical equation of how sulfur dioxide is turned into sulfuric acid is:The chemical equation of how nitrogen oxide is turned into nitric acid is:The effect that these 2 acids have on the environment, ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain

several different chemicals must be released into the air. The primary pollutants (sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and hydrocarbons) react with sunlight to create ozone. This produces sulfuric acid ( ... of Western Europe combined. Japan is the only country in which power plants are required to reduce nitrogen oxide by at least 75%, but the U.S. also has new pollution standards. These require that al ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Origins Of Acid Rai

nd Canada, acid rain originates primarily from the emissions of carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxide. These three gases can be converted into acids in the atmosphere.Carbon dioxide is a ... kest of the three acids and causes significantly less damage than that caused by sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide. When sulfur dioxide (SO2) is released into the atmosphere, it first combines with ox ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Untitled

greenhouse gas emissions. The causes of these pollutants include carbon monoxide, hydrocarbon, and nitrogen oxide, as well as various sulfur compounds. Pollutants are released into the air for severa ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air Pollution

llution that comes from cars is emitted into the air and causes acid rain. This pollutant is called nitrogen dioxide, which is highly toxic, and helps produce acid rain. Acid rain kills fish in lakes, ... and helps produce acid rain. Acid rain kills fish in lakes, which is a source of humans' food. The nitrogen oxide that is produced by cars is also really harmful to the human body. It affects the hum ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air Pollution

llution that comes from cars is emitted into the air and causes acid rain. This pollutant is called nitrogen dioxide, which is highly toxic, and helps produce acid rain. Acid rain kills fish in lakes, ... and helps produce acid rain. Acid rain kills fish in lakes, which is a source of humans' food. The nitrogen oxide that is produced by cars is also really harmful to the human body. It affects the hum ...

(1 pages) 369 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

More We Progress, More We Get

luted our air through the emancipation of smoke, which usually contains the poisonous gases such as nitrogen oxide and sulphur dioxide. These two gases can cause bad effects to our health like disturb ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science