Acid Deposition: Proceedings of the CEC Workshop Organized as Part of the Concerted Action "Physico-Chemical Behaviour of Atmospheric Pollutants", Hel
By: A. J. Elshout (editor), S. Beilke (editor)Hardback
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'Ibis volt.nne contains the proceedings of a \\Orkshop on "Acid Deposition" held on September 9, 1982 at the Reichstag in Berlin. 'Ibe \\Orkshop was organized within the frame\\Ork of project COST 61a bis* of the Commission of the European Communities (CEC), as a satellite meeting to the joint meeting of WOrking Parties 4 (Pollutant Cycles) and 5 (Transport and Modelling - Field Experiments) which was held on September 7 - 8 at the Federal Environmental Agency in Berlin. 'Ibe organisation of the scientific \\Orkshop programme was in the hands of a CEC Acid Deposition Task Force consisting of nine scientists actively participating in projects COST 61a or COST 61a bis : Beilke (Federal Republic of Germany), Brosset (Sweden), Elshout (The Netherlands), Graven- horst (France), Liberti (Italy), ott (CEC, Belgium), Penkett (United Kingdan), Sandroni (CEC, Italy) and Zephoris (France). 'Ibe \\Orkshop progrcmne consisted of the presentation and discussion of five invited review papers covering different areas of the acid deposition problem and of ongoing \\Ork on topics which are relevant to acid depo- sition.
Emphasis was placed on new scientific ideas and on indicating the most important areas of uncertainty, including the specification of a series of key research needs in the field of acid deposition. 'Ibis was done out of concern for danage to forest and freshwater ecosystems in various European regions attributed at least in part to acid deposition originating fran air pollution.
Address of Welcome.- Acid deposition - The present situation in Europe.- Effects of acid deposition.- Remarks on the paper by Professor Ulrich on "Effects of acid deposition".- Answer to the remarks of Mr. Zimmermeyer.- Characterization of acidity in natural waters.- Formation of atmospheric acidity.- Background precipitation acidity.- Trends in the acidity of rain in Europe: a re-examination of European atmospheric chemistry network data.- Trend development of precipitation-pH in Central Europe.- Acid precipitation over The Netherlands.- Investigation of the source regions for acid deposition in The Netherlands.- Wet and dry deposition of acidic and heavy metal components in the Federal Republic of Germany.- Heavy elements in acid rain.- Acidic input to a beech and spruce forest.- Field measurements of NO and NO2 fluxes to and from the ground.- Studies of the acidity and chemical composition of clouds.- Preliminary measurements from an aircraft into the chemical composition of clouds.- Model calculations of the effect of SO2, NOX or HC emission changes on regional scale sulphate and nitrate production.- Workshop conclusions.- List of Participants.- Index of Authors.
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