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Acidification in Tropical Countries

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Edited By: H Rodhe and R Herrera

432 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1988 | #8382 | ISBN: 0471918709
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About this book

SCOPE Series No 36. Provides a comprehensive review of what is known about acidification of the tropical environment, i.e. current and potential future impacts of emissions of sulphur and nitrogen oxides into the tropical atmosphere through industrial and agricultural activities.


Contents

Acidification and Regional Air Pollution in the Tropics; The Atmospheric Sulphur Cycle in the Tropics; Processes Regulating Nitrogen Compounds in the Tropical Atmosphere; Potential Effects of Acid Deposition on Tropical Terrestrial Ecosystems; Effects of Acid Deposition on Tropical Terrestrial Ecosystems; Effects of Acid Deposition on Tropical Aquatic Ecosystems; Effects of Acidification on Corrosion of Structures and Cultural Property; Characterization of the Venezuelan Environment and its Potential for Acidification; Acidification in Southeastern Brazil; Acidification Potential in the Nigerian Environment; Acidification in Southwestern China; Acidification in Australia.

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