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K. and Europe, which have resources available in terms of scientists and technology, has been a pleasing hallmark of the study of acid deposition so far. This should continue, and wherever possible be extended, to ensure that future developments are not hindered. Binns This paper presents the work of Sub-group 2 (Soil and Vegetation) of the Watt Committee working group on Acid Rain. A. Smith in 1852; he recorded that ‘all the rain was found to contain sulphuric acid in proportion as it approached the town’ (Manchester), thus demonstrating one of the features of acid precipitation.
On the one hand, the most sensitive may be considered to be non-calcareous sandy soils of about pH 6, because they show the greatest pH change in response to unit acid input. On the other hand, acid soils with low base cation content may show the greatest proportional loss of nutrient ions, although the pH change will be minimal. 2 Impact of acid precipitation Direct damage to vegetation, in the form of lesions or necrosis, seems very unlikely at the levels of acidity presently encountered in Great Britain.
5 reach the soil and vegetation through dry deposition. The residence time of NOx, and in particular HCI, in the atmosphere is fairly short, so SO2 is the dominant gas away from the immediate vicinity of emissions. Close to emission sources, dry deposition exceeds wet deposition; but, on moving away from the source, total acid deposition decreases and there is a progressive shift towards a predominance of wet deposition. 6 shows the range of pH values encountered today. e. the microbial conversion of ) and root and microbial respiration.
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