sulphur oxide


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sulphur oxide

Any of a family of chemical pollutants derived from combustion of fossil fuels.
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IMO s convention for the reduction of sulphur oxides (SOx) will affect all vessels, both new and existing.
This new comprehensive set of maps shows Europeans where pollutants are released, on a scale of five km by five km, and includes nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulphur oxides (SOX), carbon monoxide (CO), ammonia (NH3) and particulate matter (PM10).
It is planned to generate electricity without any emissions of carbon oxide, nitrogen oxides, sulphur oxides and particles.
Researchers from MIT say that nitrogen oxides and sulphur oxides emitted by aircraft at approximately 35,000 feat combine with other gases in the atmosphere to create noxious particulate matter.
The calculator was designed for urban transportation professionals to calculate transportation-related emissions, including greenhouse gases and air contaminants such as carbon, nitrous and sulphur oxides.
diocese of New Westminster, are involved in a multi-church coalition opposing Chevron's plan to increase the emission of sulphur oxides and fine particulates into the atmosphere.
Stack tests include determining particulate emissions and particle size distribution, sulphur oxides, nitrogen oxides, volatiles organic compounds, metals, acid gases, air toxics and other pollutants.
This is a chemical process whereby the sulphur oxides produced in carbon combustion processes are captured and washed as they come out of the boilers, they are then coated with limestone which reacts with the sulphur dioxide (SO2) producing a mixture of sulphite and calcium sulphate.
Ships that travel more slowly emit less nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulphur oxides (SOx) and diesel particulates.
The second project, obsAIRve, will provide real time air quality information and alerts on levels of pollutant emissions, primarily sulphur oxides (SOx), nitrogen oxide (NOx), ozone (O3), carbon monoxide (CO), and particulate matter (PM) delivered directly to the user online, via smart phone platforms and SMS messages.
The GSP encourages Singapore-flagged vessels to decrease carbon dioxide and sulphur oxides emissions.
According to his data, water transport produces only about 4% of global CO2 emissions, but a major problem is other pollutants produced by burning diesel fuel in ship engines - nitrogen and sulphur oxides (NOx and SOx).