By Professor Mark Z. Jacobson
This new version of Mark Jacobson's textbook presents a accomplished creation to the background and technology of the key pollution and weather difficulties that face the realm this present day, in addition to the power and coverage recommendations to these difficulties. each bankruptcy has been introduced thoroughly updated with new facts, figures, and textual content. there's a new extra bankruptcy on large-scale ideas to weather and pollution difficulties. Many extra colour pictures and diagrams and plenty of extra examples and homework difficulties were further. this is often an amazing introductory textbook on pollution for college kids taking classes in atmospheric chemistry and physics, meteorology, environmental technology, Earth technological know-how, civil and environmental engineering, chemistry, environmental legislations and politics, and town making plans and legislation. it is going to additionally shape a beneficial reference textual content for researchers, and an creation to the topic for basic audiences.
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He also found that it lost weight when heated. He called the salt sal mirabile and referred to it as a universal medicine due to its healing ability. What he had discovered was sodium sulfate decahydrate [Na2 SO4 –10H2 O(s)], later referred to as Glauber’s salt. Although the salt he found was natural, he was able to manufacture it in a laboratory by combining common salt (sodium chloride) with oil of vitriol (sulfuric acid). Without the hydrated water, sodium sulfate is a mineral now called thenardite, named after Baron Louis Jacques Thenard (1777–1857), who found it in Espartinas salt lake, near Madrid, Spain.
Potassium nitrate forms chemically in sea spray and soil dust particles by the reaction of the potassium ion, which is a natural constituent of both, with nitric acid gas. Potassium nitrate is one of the most abundant nitrogen-containing solids in the air. 10. Sulfurous Acid (Aqueous) Ancient Egyptian alchemists obtained sulfurous acid [H2 SO3 (aq)] (“oil of sulfur”) by combusting elemental sulfur in the presence of water. 9. Gypsum rock. com. C Viktor Onyshchenko/ also carried out in Homer’s time for the purpose of fumigation.
Total organic gas (TOG) is the sum of ROGs and methane. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are organic compounds with relatively low boiling points that, therefore, readily evaporate. Although all VOCs are not necessarily ROGs, these terms are often interchanged. Finally, aldehydes and ketones are called carbonyls. The sum of nonmethane hydrocarbons and carbonyls is nonmethane organic carbon (NMOC). 24. Two representations of benzene ring. 4. Chemical Reactions and Photoprocesses Many of the pollution problems today are exacerbated by atmospheric chemical reactions.
Air Pollution and Global Warming: History, Science, and Solutions by Professor Mark Z. Jacobson