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15 terms
Air pollution
air pollution
examples of air pollution
natural air pollutants
man-made air pollutants
general term used to describe undesirable amounts of particul…
-ozone, particulates, carbon monoxide, volatile compounds, od…
pollen, dust, ash
asbestos, carbon monoxide
air pollution
general term used to describe undesirable amounts of particul…
examples of air pollution
-ozone, particulates, carbon monoxide, volatile compounds, od…
12 terms
Air Pollution
Air Pollution
Primary Pollutants
Secondary Pollutants
Ventilation
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
pollutants that are put directly into the air by human or nat…
pollutants that form when primary pollutants react with other…
the mixing of indoor air with outdoor air.
Air Pollution
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
Primary Pollutants
pollutants that are put directly into the air by human or nat…
34 terms
air pollution
air pollution
PM10 value (Ra8749) - short term
Sulfur Dioxide - short term (Ra8749)
Sulfur Dioxide - long term (Ra8749)
any alteration made to the physical, chemical and biological…
150 µg/NCM
0.07 ppm or 180 µg/NCM
0.03 ppm or 80 µg/NCM
air pollution
any alteration made to the physical, chemical and biological…
PM10 value (Ra8749) - short term
150 µg/NCM
20 terms
Pollution and Air Quality
air pollution
primary pollutants
secondary pollutants
ozone
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
Pollutants that are directly put into the air by human or nat…
pollutants form when primary pollutants react with other prim…
car exhaust + sunlight
air pollution
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
primary pollutants
Pollutants that are directly put into the air by human or nat…
31 terms
Air Pollution
air pollution
micro
milli
major air pollutants
intro of chemicals, particulate matter, or microorganisms int…
10^ -6
10^ -3; m
sulfur dioxide; nitrogen oxides; carbon oxides; particulate m…
air pollution
intro of chemicals, particulate matter, or microorganisms int…
micro
10^ -6
27 terms
Air Pollution
air pollution
criteria pollutants
primary pollutants
secondary pollutants
the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microor…
the 1970 amendments to the Clean Air Act required EPA to set…
Pollutants that are put directly into the air in a harmful form
converted to a hazardous form after they enter the air or are…
air pollution
the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microor…
criteria pollutants
the 1970 amendments to the Clean Air Act required EPA to set…
20 terms
Air Pollution
primary pollutants
secondary pollutants
sulfur dioxides
Carbon monoxide
chemical that has been added directly to the air by natural e…
harmful chemical formed in the atmosphere when a primary air…
colorless gas with an irritating odor about one-third comes f…
colorless, odorless, and highly toxic gas that forms during t…
primary pollutants
chemical that has been added directly to the air by natural e…
secondary pollutants
harmful chemical formed in the atmosphere when a primary air…
10 terms
Air Pollution
Acid rain
AQI - Air Quality Index
EPA
Greenhouse gases
rainfall made sufficiently acidic by atmospheric pollution th…
index for reporting daily air quality that tells you how clea…
agency of the United States federal government whose mission…
a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing…
Acid rain
rainfall made sufficiently acidic by atmospheric pollution th…
AQI - Air Quality Index
index for reporting daily air quality that tells you how clea…
47 terms
Air pollution
Air pollution
Tropospheric pollution
How did the Clean Air Act expand feder…
Primary pollutants
the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microor…
First 10 miles (16 km) - ground-level
Gave the federal government authority to clean up the air (19…
emitted directly from the source... i.e. Industrial smokestacks,…
Air pollution
the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microor…
Tropospheric pollution
First 10 miles (16 km) - ground-level
11 terms
Air Pollution
Air Pollution
Point Source Pollution
Non-Point Source Pollution
Acid Precipitation
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
Pollutants discharged from a single identifiable location (e.…
pollution that comes from multiple or scattered sources
Precipitation, such as rain, sleet, or snow, that contains a…
Air Pollution
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
Point Source Pollution
Pollutants discharged from a single identifiable location (e.…
26 terms
AIR POLLUTION
air pollution
Pollution Short Term Effects
Pollution Long Term Effects
Primary Pollutant
Any harmful substance put into the air, it can come from huma…
Occurs when symptoms come on quickly and usually go away with…
These symptoms occur after being exposed to air pollution for…
Pollutant put into the air directly by human activity. EX. ca…
air pollution
Any harmful substance put into the air, it can come from huma…
Pollution Short Term Effects
Occurs when symptoms come on quickly and usually go away with…
40 terms
Air Pollution Part 1
Atmosphere layers
Stratosphere
Good ozone (ozone layer)
Formula for Good Ozone
Thermosphere, Methosphere, Stratosphere, Troposphere ... Stratos…
Has more ozone in form of protective ozone layer, has almost…
O3 means ozone whether good or bad ... Good is good because it p…
03 + UV sun = good ozone ... Ozone is several oxygen molecules a…
Atmosphere layers
Thermosphere, Methosphere, Stratosphere, Troposphere ... Stratos…
Stratosphere
Has more ozone in form of protective ozone layer, has almost…
44 terms
Air Pollution
troposphere
stratosphere
ozone
nitrogen dioxide
Bottom layer in the atmosphere - where we live, breathe . It…
17-48 km above surface, contains ozone layer approximately 20…
a gas molecule consisting of three atoms of oxygen formed whe…
produced from humans by vehicle emissions, contributes to pho…
troposphere
Bottom layer in the atmosphere - where we live, breathe . It…
stratosphere
17-48 km above surface, contains ozone layer approximately 20…
105 terms
Air Pollution
what are the sources of air pollution
who is most at risk for air pollution…
what is more toxic indoor or outdoor air
what are the medical conditions are as…
it is often a by product of unsustainable policies: sectors s…
indoor: poor women and children
3.7 mill death 2012 outdoor air
...
what are the sources of air pollution
it is often a by product of unsustainable policies: sectors s…
who is most at risk for air pollution…
indoor: poor women and children
11 terms
Air Pollution
Air Pollution
Primary Pollutants
Secondary Pollutants
Smog
The contamination of the air due to pollutants
A pollutant that is put directly into the air
A pollutant that forms in the air by chemical reation
Mixture of smoke and fog produced by industry
Air Pollution
The contamination of the air due to pollutants
Primary Pollutants
A pollutant that is put directly into the air
38 terms
Air Pollution
Air Pollution
Primary Pollutants
Secondary Pollutants
Natural Sources
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
pollutants that are released directly into the lower atmosphe…
pollutants that are formed by the combination of primary poll…
Volcanoes, natural fires, lightening, climate change and air…
Air Pollution
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
Primary Pollutants
pollutants that are released directly into the lower atmosphe…
9 terms
Air
Oxygen
Air pollution
Primary pollutants
Secondary pollutants
Clean air is nitrogen and _______
The result of harmful substances in the air
Pollutants put directly in air by human activity
Happens when primary pollutants react with one another
Oxygen
Clean air is nitrogen and _______
Air pollution
The result of harmful substances in the air
25 terms
Atmosphere & Air Pollution
Ozone
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Radiation
the part of the stratosphere that protects us from Ultraviole…
the layer of the atmosphere that is closest to us where weath…
the layer of the atmosphere that contains ozone
transfer of energy through space by visible light, UV radiati…
Ozone
the part of the stratosphere that protects us from Ultraviole…
Troposphere
the layer of the atmosphere that is closest to us where weath…
11 terms
Air Pollution
acid precipitation
acid shock
air pollution
ozone
Rain, sleet, or snow that contains a high concentration of ac…
The sudden influx of acidic water that causes a rapid change…
A build-up of harmful substances in the air.
A secondary pollutant formed when emissions from motor vehicl…
acid precipitation
Rain, sleet, or snow that contains a high concentration of ac…
acid shock
The sudden influx of acidic water that causes a rapid change…
22 terms
Atmosphere & Air Pollution
Ozone
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Radiation
the part of the stratosphere that protects us from Ultraviole…
the layer of the atmosphere that is closest to us where weath…
the layer of the atmosphere that contains ozone
transfer of energy through space by visible light, UV radiati…
Ozone
the part of the stratosphere that protects us from Ultraviole…
Troposphere
the layer of the atmosphere that is closest to us where weath…
22 terms
Atmosphere & Air Pollution
Ozone Layer
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Radiation
the part of the stratosphere that protects us from Ultraviole…
the layer of the atmosphere that is closest to us where weath…
the layer of the atmosphere that contains ozone
transfer of energy through space by visible light, UV radiati…
Ozone Layer
the part of the stratosphere that protects us from Ultraviole…
Troposphere
the layer of the atmosphere that is closest to us where weath…
14 terms
Air Pollution - Chapter 12
Air pollution
Most air pollution is the result of
Primary pollutant
Secondary pollutant
is the contamination of the atmosphere by wastes from sources…
human activities, but some pollutants are natural, including…
is a pollutant that is put directly into the atmosphere by hu…
is a pollutant that forms in the atmosphere by chemical react…
Air pollution
is the contamination of the atmosphere by wastes from sources…
Most air pollution is the result of
human activities, but some pollutants are natural, including…
60 terms
Air Pollution Control: Mod. 1
Major influences that shaped the devel…
What is an air pollution episode?
What are the key ingredients to an air…
What is fog?
1) Air Pollution Episodes... 2) Improvements in Science... 3) Chang…
A period of time (hours to days) during which the ambient con…
calm winds, fog, smoke from coal burning + radiation
a ground based cloud
Major influences that shaped the devel…
1) Air Pollution Episodes... 2) Improvements in Science... 3) Chang…
What is an air pollution episode?
A period of time (hours to days) during which the ambient con…
34 terms
Air Pollution
Air Pollution
Particulate matter
Particulates
Haze
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains…
Small particles of dust released into the atmosphere by many…
atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced vis…
Air Pollution
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
Particulate matter
a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains…
12 terms
Air pollution test
air pollution
primary pollutant
primary pollutants
secondary pollutant
the contamination of the atmosphere
A pollutant that is put directly into the atmosphere by human…
industrial gas, vehicle exhaust , volcantic ash
pollutants that form when a primary pollutant reacts with ano…
air pollution
the contamination of the atmosphere
primary pollutant
A pollutant that is put directly into the atmosphere by human…
19 terms
Indoor Air Pollution
Six Criteria Air Pollutants
Primary Air Pollutants
Secondary Air Pollutants
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
Sulfur Dioxide... Carbon Monoxide... Particulates... Ozone... Nitrogen Ox…
pollutants emitted directly into the air from the source (pow…
formed by reaction at molecular level between pollutants and…
hydrocarbons that come from paints, paint strippers, other so…
Six Criteria Air Pollutants
Sulfur Dioxide... Carbon Monoxide... Particulates... Ozone... Nitrogen Ox…
Primary Air Pollutants
pollutants emitted directly into the air from the source (pow…
11 terms
7 A/B Air Pollution & Maintaining Air Quality
air pollution
primary pollutants
secondary pollutants
point-source pollutants
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
pollutants that are put directly into the air by human or nat…
pollutants that form when primary pollutants react with other…
pollutants that are released from a single source.
air pollution
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
primary pollutants
pollutants that are put directly into the air by human or nat…
8 terms
Air Pollution
Air pollution
Point Source Pollution
Non-Point Source Pollution
Primary pollutants
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
pollution that comes from a specific site... Examples: smoke fro…
pollution that comes from multiple sources and has to react w…
pollutants that are put directly into the air by human or nat…
Air pollution
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
Point Source Pollution
pollution that comes from a specific site... Examples: smoke fro…
18 terms
Atmosphere & Air Pollution SC
Ozone
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Radiation
the part of the stratosphere that protects us from UV radiati…
the layer of the atmosphere that is closest to us where weath…
the layer of the atmosphere that contains ozone
transfer of energy through empty space
Ozone
the part of the stratosphere that protects us from UV radiati…
Troposphere
the layer of the atmosphere that is closest to us where weath…
55 terms
Chapter 11:Air Pollution
Ambient air
Indoor air
Concentration
PPM
quality of outdoor air
range of damaging pollution such as carbon monoxide and fine…
numerical amount of certain constituent in air
parts per million
Ambient air
quality of outdoor air
Indoor air
range of damaging pollution such as carbon monoxide and fine…
18 terms
Air Pollution
air pollution
Primary Pollutant
secondary pollutant
ozone
the contamination of air by natural or man made particles
a pollutant that is put directly into the air
pollutants that form when primary pollutants react with other…
(Good ozone) In the stratosphere, ozone forms a protective la…
air pollution
the contamination of air by natural or man made particles
Primary Pollutant
a pollutant that is put directly into the air
Air Pollution
air pollution
primary pollutant
secondary pollutant
smog
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
A pollutant put directly in the air by human activity
pollutants that are formed by the combination of primary poll…
a mixture of smoke and fog, formed when smoke and fumes colle…
air pollution
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
primary pollutant
A pollutant put directly in the air by human activity
12 terms
Chp 19: Air Pollution
Air Pollution
Primary Air Pollutant
Secondary Air Pollutant
Major Pollutants Found in Air
Chemicals added to the atmosphere by natural events or human…
Harmful substance emitted directly into the atmosphere
Harmful substance formed in the atmosphere when a primary air…
1.Particulates-caused by industries that use coal, such as st…
Air Pollution
Chemicals added to the atmosphere by natural events or human…
Primary Air Pollutant
Harmful substance emitted directly into the atmosphere
8 terms
Air Pollution
Point Source Pollutant
Non-Point Source Pollutant
Acid Rain
Acidification
Pollution that comes from a single, identifiable source.
Pollution that cannot be traced back to a specific source.
Rain containing acids from industrial emissions (especially s…
Acids (from precipitation) are added to a body of water, caus…
Point Source Pollutant
Pollution that comes from a single, identifiable source.
Non-Point Source Pollutant
Pollution that cannot be traced back to a specific source.
10 terms
Air Pollution
fossil fuel
cancer
greenhouse gas
global warming
Any naturally occurring carbon or hydrocarbon fuel, such as c…
A disease in which the body cells grow & divide uncontrollabl…
Gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, water v…
Gradual warming of the earth and its atmosphere that may be c…
fossil fuel
Any naturally occurring carbon or hydrocarbon fuel, such as c…
cancer
A disease in which the body cells grow & divide uncontrollabl…
8 terms
Air Pollution envio
Air pollution
Primary Pollution
Secondary pollution
Smog
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
pollutant put directly into the air by human activity, such a…
pollution that results from a chemical reaction between a pri…
air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
Air pollution
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
Primary Pollution
pollutant put directly into the air by human activity, such a…
21 terms
Pollution - Air Pollution
primary pollutants
secondary pollutants
sulfur oxides
CO and CO₂
chemical that has been added directly to the air by natural e…
harmful chemical formed in the atmosphere when a primary air…
colorless gas with an irritating odor about one-third comes f…
colorless, odorless, and highly toxic gas that forms during t…
primary pollutants
chemical that has been added directly to the air by natural e…
secondary pollutants
harmful chemical formed in the atmosphere when a primary air…
25 terms
1 c) AIR POLLUTION
Pollution Short Term Effects
Pollution Long Term Effects
Primary Pollutant
Temperature Inversion
Occurs when symptoms come on quickly and usually go away with…
chronic exposure to air pollution, permanent effects: Emphyse…
Pollutant put into the air directly by human activity. EX. ca…
When a layer of cold air is trapped under a layer of warm air…
Pollution Short Term Effects
Occurs when symptoms come on quickly and usually go away with…
Pollution Long Term Effects
chronic exposure to air pollution, permanent effects: Emphyse…
8 terms
Air pollution
Air pollution
Primary pollutant
Thermal inversion
Secondary pollutant
Condition in which the air contains substances harmful to liv…
Pollutant put directly into the air by human activity, such a…
Atmospheric condition in which the air above is warmer than t…
Pollutant that from when a primary Pollutant or a naturally o…
Air pollution
Condition in which the air contains substances harmful to liv…
Primary pollutant
Pollutant put directly into the air by human activity, such a…
18 terms
Chapter 4 air pollution
acid rain
ambient air
biomagnification
ozone layer
precipitation containing sulfur or nitrogen PH reading lower…
the air surrounding a person
pollution levels passes along in food chains
protects from uv rays
acid rain
precipitation containing sulfur or nitrogen PH reading lower…
ambient air
the air surrounding a person
40 terms
Air Pollution SVN3E
Great Smog
Point source pollution
Line source pollution
Emissions
Pollution event in London that killed 12 000 people in 1950s.
Type of air pollution that stays in one place.
Type of pollution that is created by highways, other moving e…
Chemicals released into the air.
Great Smog
Pollution event in London that killed 12 000 people in 1950s.
Point source pollution
Type of air pollution that stays in one place.
8 terms
Air Pollution
acid precipitation
acid shock
air pollution
primary pollutant
highly acidic rain, sleet, or snow thats results from the rel…
sudden influx of acidic water caused by melting acidic snows…
condition in which the air contains substances harmful to liv…
pollutant put directly into the air by human activity, such a…
acid precipitation
highly acidic rain, sleet, or snow thats results from the rel…
acid shock
sudden influx of acidic water caused by melting acidic snows…
38 terms
Ch. 15 - Air Pollution
air pollution
sulfur dioxide
nitrogen oxides
carbon oxides
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
(SO2) Created naturally by volcanoes. Human source is mainly…
(NOx) Major source is auto exhaust. Primary and secondary eff…
Sources include burning fossil fuels, incomplete combustion.…
air pollution
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
sulfur dioxide
(SO2) Created naturally by volcanoes. Human source is mainly…
38 terms
Ch. 15 - Air Pollution
air pollution
sulfur dioxide (SO2)
nitrogen oxides (NOx)
carbon oxides
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
Created naturally by volcanoes. Human source is mainly from t…
Major source is auto exhaust. Primary and secondary effects i…
Sources include burning fossil fuels, incomplete combustion.…
air pollution
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
sulfur dioxide (SO2)
Created naturally by volcanoes. Human source is mainly from t…
56 terms
Air Pollution
Formed
Air Pollution
Long Term
Scrubber
Secondary pollutants are ? in the atmosphere.
The contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
The ? effects of breathing in air pollution can be very serio…
The Clean Air Act requires industries who use smokestacks to…
Formed
Secondary pollutants are ? in the atmosphere.
Air Pollution
The contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
20 terms
Air Pollution
air pollution
carbon dioxide
sulfur dioxide
nitrogen oxides
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
a colorless, odorless gas produced by burning carbon and orga…
A toxic, pungent gas that is released mainly from volcanoes a…
(NOx) Major source is auto exhaust. Primary and secondary eff…
air pollution
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
carbon dioxide
a colorless, odorless gas produced by burning carbon and orga…
18 terms
Air Pollution
Great Smog
Point source pollution
Emissions
Deposition
Pollution event in London that killed 12,000 people in 1950s.
pollution that comes from one place.
Chemicals released into the air.
How pollutants are returned to the ground from the air throug…
Great Smog
Pollution event in London that killed 12,000 people in 1950s.
Point source pollution
pollution that comes from one place.
42 terms
Air pollution
Air pollution
Primary pollutant
Secondary pollutant
Smog
Harmful substances build up in the air
Put directly into the air by humans activity
React with other primary pollutants
Air pollution hangs over the urban areas and reduces visibility
Air pollution
Harmful substances build up in the air
Primary pollutant
Put directly into the air by humans activity
20 terms
Pollution and Air Quality
air pollution
primary pollutants
secondary pollutants
ozone
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
Pollutants that are directly put into the air by human or nat…
pollutants form when primary pollutants react with other prim…
car exhaust + sunlight
air pollution
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
primary pollutants
Pollutants that are directly put into the air by human or nat…
Air Pollution-Health and the Environment
Air Pollution
Air Pollution x2
Primary pollutants
Secondary pollutants
outdoor atmosphere of one or more contaminants-rate at which…
Referred to as smog, mixture of pollutants from ground level…
Nitrogen dioxide... carbon monoxide... emitted directly by the source
generated from atmospheric chemical reactions among primary p…
Air Pollution
outdoor atmosphere of one or more contaminants-rate at which…
Air Pollution x2
Referred to as smog, mixture of pollutants from ground level…
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