Essays Tagged: "Particulates"

Pollution and prevention

and the release of toxic gases into the air by industries. Every year millions of tons of gases and particulates are poured into the atmosphere. Normally, small amounts of particulates would dissipate ... ollution. One is the health problem it causes people. The gases in the air irritate eyes and lungs. Particulates settle in the lungs and worsen asthma and bronchitis. It has been proven that particula ...

(5 pages) 414 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air Polution

(6 pages) 175 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


d smokes. Simply taking a breath causes these particulate to our bodies. The damage begins when the particulates are inhaled into the small air sacs of our lungs called alveoli. The particulate causes ... tricity causes three major type of air pollution: pariculates, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxides. Particulates are basically soot that is disbursed from smokestack.Were there plans to reduce polluti ...

(7 pages) 93 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

"Carbon Dioxide and The Atmosphere."

e industrial revolution. Since that time people and companies have been putting millions of tons of particulates and gaseous emissions into the atmosphere without ever so much as thinking about it twi ...

(14 pages) 159 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air Pollution.

ir pollution covers all those pollutants that are omitted into the atmosphere, usually as gasses or particulates, which then directly or indirectly degrade the physical and biological systems on the s ... rides from aluminum and phosphate plants, industrial smoke, and various exotic industrial gases and particulates are examples of emissions from specific sources, and control of some of them began more ...

(8 pages) 219 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Air pollution (acid rain, common pollutants, indoor/outdoor air pollution) and its effects on the environment

Air pollution is defined as the contamination of the air by tiny particles, or particulates, of solids and liquids and noxious gases in unhealthy amounts. It refers to the chemica ... Building Syndrome or, a sickness that only occurs when one is inside a building infected by certain particulates, affects about 2% of office workers, which may seem like a small number, but turns out ...

(15 pages) 354 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Air Pollution's Effects on Human Health & Mortality

d smoke. It can also be produced naturally when forest fires and volcanic eruptions shoot gases and particulates into the air and rain and wind scatter the particulates. The atmosphere consists of nit ... he atmosphere consists of nitrogen, oxygen, and small amounts of carbon dioxide and other gases and particulates. Particulates are tiny particles which may be liquid or solid matter. They may be visib ...

(5 pages) 153 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air pollution

(6 pages) 146 2 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Nuclear energy has perhaps the lowest impact on the environment--including air, land, water, and wildlife--of any energy source.This essay is about all you'll need to know about Nuclear Power.

ity as other sources. Nuclear power plants produce no controlled air pollutants, such as sulfur and particulates, or greenhouse gases. The use of nuclear energy in place of other energy sources helps ...

(4 pages) 59 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Common Air Pollutants

(2 pages) 43 0 3.4 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air Pollution

al gas, coal, and oil produce carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, and particulates. Air pollution can also come from natural causes. A volcanic eruption can darken the sk ...

(1 pages) 52 0 2.6 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Solid Waste Incinerator

(8 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


itrous oxide each contribute to the grren house effect.CFC's also destroy ozone in the stratosphere.Particulates are solid particles or liquid droplets that are small enough to hang in the air.Polluta ...

(2 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Pollution and the Diminishing Quality of Life

hic location, age, and life style. The air pollutants that harm our respiratory system are known as particulates. Particulates are the small solid particles that you can see through a ray of sunlight. ... wood smoke. The process by which these pollutants harm our bodies begins by simply taking a breath. Particulates are every where, in some areas they are as dense as 100,000 per milliliter of air. The ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Research Essay on Impact of Air pollution on Human Society

greatly increased concentration of atmospheric pollutants, especially sulphur dioxide and suspended particulates (McCALLY, 15 - 21). The worst incident happened in London, where the death ratio ultima ...

(8 pages) 58 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science