Acid Aerosol

Acid Aerosol

A colloidal suspension of acidic particles that form the "summer haze" generated by SO2 and NO2 emissions from coal-burning power plants.
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Effect of inhaled acid aerosol on lung mechinics: an analysis of human exposure studies.
A MERV of 9 was obtained for both polydisperse oleic acid aerosol tests, while a MERV of 7 was obtained for both polydisperse KCI tests.
But the simulations that factored in the effect of sulfuric acid aerosol particles showed that if fossil fuels were burned, minute solid particles emitted into the air with CO2 would disperse and absorb sunlight and prevent heat from reaching the ground.
These include hydrochloric acid aerosol, sulfuric acid and hydrogen fluoride.
The summer atmospheric chemistry in the South, Husar explains, may be more conducive to rapidly converting sulfur dioxide (a gas) to sulfate (an aerosol), with the ultimate byproduct being acid aerosol.
NASDAQ:PRCC), Thursday announced that independent laboratory testing has confirmed that proper temperature control along with normal combustion gas water vapor evolves the sulfur dioxide molecule into a sulfuric acid aerosol, in the presence of stoichiometric gaseous ozone, suitable for 99 percent removal by mechanical collection.
1981) and rabbits (Schlesinger 1985) that short-term inhalation of a low concentration of submicrometer sulfuric acid aerosol increased the rate of mucociliary particle clearance from tracheobronchial airways, whereas a higher concentration (1 mg/[m.
Copper mining also has a significant negative impact on the environment through particulate matter, sulphur dioxide (SO2), sulphuric acid aerosols and other emissions.
According to the Ministry of Environment, SO2 also causes formation of microscopic acid aerosols, which have serious health implications as well as contribute to climate change.
Immediately after the eruption, some scientists predicted acid aerosols would cause ozone depletions of up to 10 percent during the winter.
The second pathway is absorption of the nitric acid by water droplets producing acid aerosols.
A 1987 study conducted in Ontario, Canada, for example, indirectly linked concentrations of acid aerosols - fine, caustic droplets that form from gases emitted by coal-fired electric power plants and other industrial sources --with the incidence of respiratory illnesses.