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AP Environmental Science: Air Pollution
Burning Coal & Oil
High Temperature Combustion
Incomplete Combustion of Fuels (Cars a…
Greenhouse Gas from Combustion
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of CO (primary pollutant)
The source of CO2 (primary pollutant)
Burning Coal & Oil
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
High Temperature Combustion
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
34 terms
AP Environmental Science Air Pollution
1. Troposphere... 2. Stratosphere... 3. Meso…
temperature
1. CO... 2. CO2... 3. NO... 4. SO2... 5. NO2
Primary Pollutants
What are the 4 layers of the atmosphere?
Each layer of the atmosphere has abrupt changes in ___________.
What are the 5 primary pollutants?
pollutants emitted directly into the troposphere
1. Troposphere... 2. Stratosphere... 3. Meso…
What are the 4 layers of the atmosphere?
temperature
Each layer of the atmosphere has abrupt changes in ___________.
AP Environmental Science - Air Pollution
Air Pollution
Primary Pollutants
Secondary Pollutants
Carbon Dioxide
The presence of chemicals in the atmosphere in concentrations…
Harmful chemicals emitted directly into the air from natural…
Primary pollutants that mix with one another and other basic…
Colorless, odorless gas
Air Pollution
The presence of chemicals in the atmosphere in concentrations…
Primary Pollutants
Harmful chemicals emitted directly into the air from natural…
31 terms
AP Environmental Science: Air Pollution
Burning Coal & Oil
High Temperature Combustion
Incomplete Combustion of Fuels (Cars a…
Greenhouse Gas from Combustion
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of CO (primary pollutant)
The source of CO2 (primary pollutant)
Burning Coal & Oil
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
High Temperature Combustion
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
31 terms
AP Environmental Science: Air Pollution
Burning Coal & Oil
High Temperature Combustion
Incomplete Combustion of Fuels (Cars a…
Greenhouse Gas from Combustion
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of CO (primary pollutant)
The source of CO2 (primary pollutant)
Burning Coal & Oil
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
High Temperature Combustion
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
55 terms
AP Environmental - Atmospheric Science & Air Pollution
Atmosphere
Atmosphere
Troposphere
stratosphere
Air surrounding Earth;is made up of gases,including 78 percen…
absorbs hazardous solar radiation, burns up incoming meteors,…
Bottommost layer; (11 km, 7 mi) air denser near surface
2nd layer: 11-50 km (7-31mi) above surface: colder at lower b…
Atmosphere
Air surrounding Earth;is made up of gases,including 78 percen…
Atmosphere
absorbs hazardous solar radiation, burns up incoming meteors,…
31 terms
AP Environmental Science: Air Pollution
Burning Coal & Oil
High Temperature Combustion
Incomplete Combustion of Fuels (Cars a…
Greenhouse Gas from Combustion
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of CO (primary pollutant)
The source of CO2 (primary pollutant)
Burning Coal & Oil
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
High Temperature Combustion
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
31 terms
AP Environmental Science: Air Pollution
Burning Coal & Oil
High Temperature Combustion
Incomplete Combustion of Fuels (Cars a…
Greenhouse Gas from Combustion
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of CO (primary pollutant)
The source of CO2 (primary pollutant)
Burning Coal & Oil
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
High Temperature Combustion
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
31 terms
AP Environmental Science: Air Pollution
Burning Coal & Oil
High Temperature Combustion
Incomplete Combustion of Fuels (Cars a…
Greenhouse Gas from Combustion
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of CO (primary pollutant)
The source of CO2 (primary pollutant)
Burning Coal & Oil
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
High Temperature Combustion
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
31 terms
AP Environmental Science: Air Pollution
Burning Coal & Oil
High Temperature Combustion
Incomplete Combustion of Fuels (Cars a…
Greenhouse Gas from Combustion
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
The source of CO (primary pollutant)
The source of CO2 (primary pollutant)
Burning Coal & Oil
The source of SO2 (primary pollutant)
High Temperature Combustion
The source of NO2 (primary pollutant)
17 terms
AP environmental sciences (POLLUTION, AIR)
particulate matter
nitrogen oxides (NOx)
Sulfur Oxides (SOx)
Carbon oxides (CO and CO2)
source: burning fossil fuels and diesel exhaust effect: reduc…
source~ 50% from transportation (exhaust) , ~50% from industr…
source: coal burning effects: acid deposition, respiratory ir…
source: auto exhaust, incomplete combustion... effects : CO bind…
particulate matter
source: burning fossil fuels and diesel exhaust effect: reduc…
nitrogen oxides (NOx)
source~ 50% from transportation (exhaust) , ~50% from industr…
138 terms
AP Environmental Science CH 16 Air Pollution
Methane is produced from:
Clean Air Act of 1963:
What identifies max limits for polluta…
The six conventional or ____ were addr…
Bacterial metalbolism of decaying veg, and bacterial metalbol…
National control of air pollution, federal grants to states.…
National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
criteria pollutants, largest volume of air quality degradatio…
Methane is produced from:
Bacterial metalbolism of decaying veg, and bacterial metalbol…
Clean Air Act of 1963:
National control of air pollution, federal grants to states.…
AP Environmental Science Air Pollution Unit 3
Where is ozone naturally found?
If ozone is found here it is considere…
What is a major benefit from having oz…
What are the 3 types of ozone?
stratosphere
troposphere
blocks UV rays
UVA, UVB, UVC
Where is ozone naturally found?
stratosphere
If ozone is found here it is considere…
troposphere
14 terms
Environmental Science: Air Pollution
Pollution
Primary Air Pollutants
Secondary Air Pollutants
Criteria Air Pollutants
any addition of matter of energy that degrades the environmen…
released in sufficient qualities to pose a health risk ... -carb…
reaction of primary air pollutants and water or sunlight ... -oz…
pollutants to which specific air quality standards have been…
Pollution
any addition of matter of energy that degrades the environmen…
Primary Air Pollutants
released in sufficient qualities to pose a health risk ... -carb…
16 terms
Ap Environmental Science Chapter 18: Air Pollution
Atmospheric pressure
troposphere
ozone layer
stratosphere
the force, or mass, per unit area of a column of air
the atmospheric layer closest to the earths surface and conta…
the atmospheres small amount of ozone (O3) is concentrated in…
second layer in the atmosphere, which extends from about 17 t…
Atmospheric pressure
the force, or mass, per unit area of a column of air
troposphere
the atmospheric layer closest to the earths surface and conta…
10 terms
Air Pollution - Environmental Science
primary pollutant
secondary pollutant
smog
temperature inversion
A pollutant that is put directly into the atmosphere by human…
pollutant formed by the chemical reactions of other primary o…
air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
atmospheric condition in which warm air traps cooler air near…
primary pollutant
A pollutant that is put directly into the atmosphere by human…
secondary pollutant
pollutant formed by the chemical reactions of other primary o…
25 terms
Air Pollution - Environmental Science
Most air is polluted by
A true statement about carbon monoxide…
Which of the following activities is t…
Which of the following pH measurements…
fuel burning
lower levels of Oxygen in blood
electricity production
pH 4.1
Most air is polluted by
fuel burning
A true statement about carbon monoxide…
lower levels of Oxygen in blood
26 terms
Atmosphere Science and Air Pollution - AP Environmental
aerosols
air pressure
carbon monoxide
carbon dioxide
small particles that can stay afloat in the atmosphere and ha…
downward force created by the column of air directly above
binds with hemoglobin in blood and prevents the transfer of o…
gas that makes up less than 1% of atmosphere and is major cau…
aerosols
small particles that can stay afloat in the atmosphere and ha…
air pressure
downward force created by the column of air directly above
Environmental Science- Air pollution
What is radon and where can it be a pr…
What characteristic of a building make…
In what two ways have we improved auto…
What is on the bottom of the pH scale?
It is a radioactive gas that comes from soil and it can come…
Poor indoor quality
Unleaded gas and catalic converters.
Acid, HCL
What is radon and where can it be a pr…
It is a radioactive gas that comes from soil and it can come…
What characteristic of a building make…
Poor indoor quality
30 terms
AP Environmental Science - Air pollution, Climate, Atmosphere
Sick Building Syndrome
Brown Smog
Albedo Effect
Photochemical Smog
A sickness caused by being indoors and poor ventilation; VOCs…
Photochemical smog; NOs + VOCs + sunlight → new chemicals whi…
percentage of light reflected by an object; snow/white object…
"Brown Smog"; NOs + VOCs + Sunlight → new acids/chemicals whi…
Sick Building Syndrome
A sickness caused by being indoors and poor ventilation; VOCs…
Brown Smog
Photochemical smog; NOs + VOCs + sunlight → new chemicals whi…
20 terms
Environmental science air pollution
Natural sources of air pollution
US clean air act 1970
Primary pollutants
Secondary pollutants
Volcanoes - Ash and acidic components, Seaspray and he can ve…
Design six major conventional for which maximum air levels ar…
Released directly from the source
Converted to has its form after entering the air and mixed in…
Natural sources of air pollution
Volcanoes - Ash and acidic components, Seaspray and he can ve…
US clean air act 1970
Design six major conventional for which maximum air levels ar…
49 terms
Ch. 17 AP Environmental Science (Atmospheric Science and Air Pollution)
Atmosphere
Air pollution
Troposphere
Mount Pinatubo
The mixture of gases that surrounds Earth
The contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
The lowest layer of the atmosphere. Air movement in this laye…
Part of a chain of composite volcanoes on the west coast of L…
Atmosphere
The mixture of gases that surrounds Earth
Air pollution
The contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
30 terms
AP Environmental Science 8.03 Air Pollution
What does AQI mean?
What is the atmosphere a mix of?
5 layers of atmosphere
ozone layer
air quality index... -number used by government agencies like th…
gases... -major gases of nitrogen (N2), oxygen (O2) and argon (A…
exosphere... -upper layer of the atmosphere, where particles and…
formation... -formed when oxygen gas (O2) reacts with UV radiati…
What does AQI mean?
air quality index... -number used by government agencies like th…
What is the atmosphere a mix of?
gases... -major gases of nitrogen (N2), oxygen (O2) and argon (A…
11 terms
AP Environmental Science: AP Exam (Air Pollution)
Particulate Matter: what is the source…
Nitrogen Oxides: what is the source?
Nitrogen Oxides: what is the equation…
Nitrogen Oxides: What is the reduction?
Burning fossil fuels and diesel exhaust; reduces visibility a…
50% from transportation (exhaust) and 50% from industry.
NO+O2 -> NO2+H2O -> HNO3
Selective catalytic reduction unit more efficient combustion…
Particulate Matter: what is the source…
Burning fossil fuels and diesel exhaust; reduces visibility a…
Nitrogen Oxides: what is the source?
50% from transportation (exhaust) and 50% from industry.
Environmental Science- air pollution
the thin layer of gases that envelopes…
gases that remain at stable concentrat…
vary in concentration either within a…
life on our planet exists because of a…
Atmosphere
Permanent gases
Variable gases
Gaia Hypothesis
the thin layer of gases that envelopes…
Atmosphere
gases that remain at stable concentrat…
Permanent gases
49 terms
Air pollution (Environmental science)
air
aerobes
adiabatic lapse rate
what 2 gases make up most of the air i…
mix of gases held by gravity
organisms that breathe air AKA humans and animals
the rate at which temperature decreases with increasing altit…
nitrogen and oxygen
air
mix of gases held by gravity
aerobes
organisms that breathe air AKA humans and animals
39 terms
Environmental Science Air and Pollution
Lichens
Air pollution
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Fungus and algae living together in a mutualistic relationshi…
Any where is a potential threat elsewhere, can be global, reg…
75% of mass in this layer, extends 11 ,lies above sea level a…
2nd layer, 11-30 miles above surface, contains global sunscre…
Lichens
Fungus and algae living together in a mutualistic relationshi…
Air pollution
Any where is a potential threat elsewhere, can be global, reg…
Environmental Science Air Pollution
Primary Pollutants
Secondary Pollutants
Fugitive Emissions
Criteria Pollutants
released directly from the source... (tailpipe or smokestack)
modified to a hazardous form after entering the air and mixin…
do not go through smokestack, big area... (Dust from strip minin…
...
Primary Pollutants
released directly from the source... (tailpipe or smokestack)
Secondary Pollutants
modified to a hazardous form after entering the air and mixin…
20 terms
Environmental science air pollution
Chloroform
Formaldehyde
Wet scrubber
Electrostatic Precipitator
Released from treated chlorinated water.
Found in treated particles board , furniture stuffing.
Cost efficient and environment friendly technology
Used magnets to attract particulates
Chloroform
Released from treated chlorinated water.
Formaldehyde
Found in treated particles board , furniture stuffing.
17 terms
environmental science: air pollution
thermal inversion
criteria pollutants
primary pollutants
secondary pollutants
pattern switches, a pocket of cool air is trapped below a lay…
pollutants for which maximum ambient air levels are mandated
released into air already in harmful form
only becomes harmful when they react with other chemicals in…
thermal inversion
pattern switches, a pocket of cool air is trapped below a lay…
criteria pollutants
pollutants for which maximum ambient air levels are mandated
11 terms
Environmental Science Air Pollution
Paradichlorolereze
Tetrachloroethylene
Nitrogen oxides
Asbestos
moth-ball crystals, air fresheners
dry cleaning fluid
unvented gas stove, wood stove, kerosene heater
pipe insulation
Paradichlorolereze
moth-ball crystals, air fresheners
Tetrachloroethylene
dry cleaning fluid
11 terms
air pollution environmental science
air pollution
carbon monoxide
nitrogen oxides
sulfur dioxide
man made
ordorless colorless gas burning of fossil fuels. affects bloo…
from car exhaust. makes blood vulnerable to respitory disease
has a funny smell. contributes to acid rain.
air pollution
man made
carbon monoxide
ordorless colorless gas burning of fossil fuels. affects bloo…
Air pollution environmental science
Acidic Rain ph
Properties of atmosphere
Why is atmosphere dangerous?
Primary Pollutants (less common)
Below 5.0 (slightly if 5.6)
Nitrogen, oxygen, then other gases
We can't see it!
Volatile (organic compounds), & particulate matter
Acidic Rain ph
Below 5.0 (slightly if 5.6)
Properties of atmosphere
Nitrogen, oxygen, then other gases
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 15 (Air Pollution and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion)
Air Pollution
Ground Level Pollution
Major Air Pollutants
Particulate Matter (PM), Particulates,…
The Introduction of chemicals, particulate matter or microorg…
Tropospheric pollution
Sulfur Dioxide ... Nitrogen Oxides... Carbon Oxides
Solid or liquid particles suspended in the air.
Air Pollution
The Introduction of chemicals, particulate matter or microorg…
Ground Level Pollution
Tropospheric pollution
39 terms
Environmental Science Air Pollution
acidic rain, snow fog, and cloud vapor…
acidic particles
primary pollutants which cause the maj…
areas affected by acid deposition are…
wet deposition
dry deposition
SO2, NOx
coal, factories
acidic rain, snow fog, and cloud vapor…
wet deposition
acidic particles
dry deposition
26 terms
Environmental Science Air Pollution
Thermal inversion
Criteria pollutants
Primary pollutant
Secondary pollutant
A pocket of cool air is trapped below a layer of warmer air
EPA set limits on sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, particulate…
Released directly into the air
A result of chemical reaction with the atmosphere
Thermal inversion
A pocket of cool air is trapped below a layer of warmer air
Criteria pollutants
EPA set limits on sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, particulate…
23 terms
Environmental Science-Air and Pollution
Atmosphere
Relative humidity
Ozone
Troposphere
the thin layer of gases surrounding the planet Earth
the ratio of the water vapor contained in a given volume of a…
a molecule consisting of three atoms of oxygen. Absorbs ultra…
the bottommost layer of the atmosphere; it extends to 11 km (…
Atmosphere
the thin layer of gases surrounding the planet Earth
Relative humidity
the ratio of the water vapor contained in a given volume of a…
25 terms
Unit 9 Air Pollution; AP Environmental Science
Clean Air Act of 1963
Clean Air Act of 1970
Clean Air Act of 1990
Primary Pollutants
This is the FIRST version. ... Target: Sulfur oxides from indus…
Rewrote the whole thing, thus the CAA was born.... Target: Nitr…
Amended due to Montreal Protocol... Target: CFC's... Solution: Ba…
Polluting compounds released directly into the atmosphere.…
Clean Air Act of 1963
This is the FIRST version. ... Target: Sulfur oxides from indus…
Clean Air Act of 1970
Rewrote the whole thing, thus the CAA was born.... Target: Nitr…
50 terms
AP Environmental Science Atmosphere and Air Pollution
What indoor air pollutant forms natura…
What weather condition traps air pollu…
What secondary Pollutant is a result o…
Name one of the five pollutants that c…
Radon
Thermal inversion
Ozone
Co2, Nox, Sox, Carbon Monoxide, and Particulate matter
What indoor air pollutant forms natura…
Radon
What weather condition traps air pollu…
Thermal inversion
11 terms
AP Environmental - Atmospheric Science & Air Pollution
Atmosphere
Atmosphere
Troposphere
stratosphere
Air surrounding Earth;is made up of gases,including 78 percen…
absorbs hazardous solar radiation, burns up incoming meteors,…
Bottommost layer; (11 km, 7 mi) air denser near surface
2nd layer: 11-50 km (7-31mi) above surface: colder at lower b…
Atmosphere
Air surrounding Earth;is made up of gases,including 78 percen…
Atmosphere
absorbs hazardous solar radiation, burns up incoming meteors,…
Environmental Science- Air Pollutants
Carbon oxides CO and CO2 (effect)
Sulfur Dioxide SO2 (source)
Sulfur Dioxide SO2 (effect)
Carbon oxides CO and CO2
____- small amounts cause dizziness, drowsiness, nausea. 1300…
Volcanic activity, burning of sulfur coal and oil, industries
Repiratory problems, more than 6 ppm is fatal, acid rain kill…
Gasoline motors, industries, burning organic fuels
Carbon oxides CO and CO2 (effect)
____- small amounts cause dizziness, drowsiness, nausea. 1300…
Sulfur Dioxide SO2 (source)
Volcanic activity, burning of sulfur coal and oil, industries
49 terms
Ch. 17 AP Environmental Science (Atmospheric Science and Air Pollution)
Atmosphere
Air pollution
Troposphere
Mount Pinatubo
The mixture of gases that surrounds Earth
The contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
The lowest layer of the atmosphere. Air movement in this laye…
Part of a chain of composite volcanoes on the west coast of L…
Atmosphere
The mixture of gases that surrounds Earth
Air pollution
The contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
49 terms
Ch. 17 AP Environmental Science (Atmospheric Science and Air Pollution)
Atmosphere
Air pollution
Troposphere
Mount Pinatubo
The mixture of gases that surrounds Earth
The contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
The lowest layer of the atmosphere. Air movement in this laye…
Part of a chain of composite volcanoes on the west coast of L…
Atmosphere
The mixture of gases that surrounds Earth
Air pollution
The contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
80 terms
AP Environmental Science: Pollution
Biochemical Oxygen Demand
Cultural Eutrophication
Fecal Coli Form
Sediment Pollution
Amount of oxygen required by aquatic bacteria to decompose gi…
When a water source is polluted by chemical nutrients (like p…
Bacteria found within the intestines of humans and animals, u…
Sediments cloud the water and contaminates drinking water. Is…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand
Amount of oxygen required by aquatic bacteria to decompose gi…
Cultural Eutrophication
When a water source is polluted by chemical nutrients (like p…
14 terms
AP Environmental Science: Pollution
Ozone
Troposphere
Volatile Organic Compounds ( VOC's )
Point Source
A blue gas, O3 , with a distinctive odor. Ozone is a human ma…
The atmosphere from Earth's surface to the stratosphere. It i…
Organic chemicals that have a high vapor pressure at room tem…
Pollution that can be traced to a specific spot ( such as a f…
Ozone
A blue gas, O3 , with a distinctive odor. Ozone is a human ma…
Troposphere
The atmosphere from Earth's surface to the stratosphere. It i…
35 terms
AP Environmental Science-Pollution
Nitrogen Dioxide
Criteria Air Pollutants
Ozone
Peroxyacyl Nitrates (PANs)
Created during fuel burning, forest fires, volcanoes, lighten…
Created in big industries and agriculture during fossil fuel…
Key component of photochemical smog; formed by sunlight react…
Secondary air pollutants formed when hydrocarbons combine wit…
Nitrogen Dioxide
Created during fuel burning, forest fires, volcanoes, lighten…
Criteria Air Pollutants
Created in big industries and agriculture during fossil fuel…
28 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 15: Air Pollution and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
air pollution
criteria air pollutantts
sulfur dioxide
nitrogen oxides
the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microor…
sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, particulate…
a corrosive gas that comes primarily from combustion` of coal
designated NOx can be either a colorless odorless gas or a pu…
air pollution
the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microor…
criteria air pollutantts
sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, particulate…
26 terms
Environmental science study air pollution
Thermal inversion
Criteria pollutants
Primary pollutant
Secondary pollutant
A pocket of cool air is trapped below a layer of warmer air
EPA set limits on sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, particulate…
Released directly into the air
A result of chemical reaction with the atmosphere
Thermal inversion
A pocket of cool air is trapped below a layer of warmer air
Criteria pollutants
EPA set limits on sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, particulate…
20 terms
Environmental Science Unit: Air Pollution
Acid Rain
Aerosols
Ambient
Carbon Monoxide
Rainfall with a greater acidity than normal.
Liquid or solid particles that are suspended in air or a gas.…
Surrounding, encircling.
Odorless, colorless gas that interferes with the delivery of…
Acid Rain
Rainfall with a greater acidity than normal.
Aerosols
Liquid or solid particles that are suspended in air or a gas.…
12 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 15: Air Pollution and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
air pollution
(PM) Particulate Matter
photochemical oxidants
photochemical smog
the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microor…
solid or liquid particles suspended in air
class of air pollutants formed as a result of sunlight acting…
smog created by ozone... NOx+VOCs+sunlight
air pollution
the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microor…
(PM) Particulate Matter
solid or liquid particles suspended in air
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