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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…
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
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…
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.
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
27 terms
Air Pollution
Air Pollution
Primary Pollutant
Secondary Pollutant
Primary Pollutant Examples
Mixture of solid particles and gases in the air
An air pollutant emitted directly from a source
A pollutant not directly emitted but forms when other polluta…
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide
Air Pollution
Mixture of solid particles and gases in the air
Primary Pollutant
An air pollutant emitted directly from a source
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…
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
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…
15 terms
Air Pollution
air pollution
AQI
EPA
Primary Pollutants
contamination of the atmosphere when harmful particles are in…
a rating that describes how good or bad the air is based on 5…
Government agency that works to regulate pollution and protec…
particles are introduced directly by humans or natural source…
air pollution
contamination of the atmosphere when harmful particles are in…
AQI
a rating that describes how good or bad the air is based on 5…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
Air Pollution
air pollution
primary
secondary
US clean air act
introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, and microorgan…
polluting compounds that come directly out of a source
primary pollutants that have undergone transformation in the…
EPA is required to regulate emissions of 6 criteria air pollu…
air pollution
introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, and microorgan…
primary
polluting compounds that come directly out of a source
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…
Air Pollution
Primary Pollution
Secondary Pollution
Point Source Pollution
Non-Point Source Polution
Put directly in the air
Not directly put into the air
Pollutants that come from one source
Pollutants that come from many sources
Primary Pollution
Put directly in the air
Secondary Pollution
Not directly put into the air
6 terms
Air Section 1 ( What Causes Air Pollution?)
air pollution
primary pollutant
secondary pollutant
smog
is the contamination of the atmosphere by wastes from sources…
A primary pollutant is an air pollutant emitted directly from…
A secondary pollutant is not directly emitted as such, but fo…
is urban air pollution composed of a mixture of smoke and fog…
air pollution
is the contamination of the atmosphere by wastes from sources…
primary pollutant
A primary pollutant is an air pollutant emitted directly from…
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…
20 terms
Science Air Pollution
air pollution
primary pollutant
secondary pollutant
sick-building syndrome
when harmful substances build up in the air to unhealthy leve…
a pollutant that is put directly into the air by human activi…
forms when a primary pollutant comes in contact with another…
buildings that have very poor air quality
air pollution
when harmful substances build up in the air to unhealthy leve…
primary pollutant
a pollutant that is put directly into the air by human activi…
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…
Air Pollution
smog
asbestos
The Clean Air Act
Zero Emissions Act
air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
silica fiber product used for insulation that has been found…
Passed in 1970, this gives the EPA the authority to regulate…
A vehicle of this type has no tailpipe emissions or emissions…
smog
air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
asbestos
silica fiber product used for insulation that has been found…
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.…
50 terms
Air Pollution
Pollutants
List three ecosystem services the atmo…
Air Pollution
Primary Air Pollutants
Harmful substances in the air, water, or soil
-blocks earths surface from UV radiation... -moderates climate... -…
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
produced by humans & nature (CO,CO2,SOx,NOx, hydrocarbons, pa…
Pollutants
Harmful substances in the air, water, or soil
List three ecosystem services the atmo…
-blocks earths surface from UV radiation... -moderates climate... -…
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
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
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
Climate Change and Air Pollutants by Allison
NOx
SOx
O3
CO
Comes from burning FF's at high heat (esp. vehicles), is a re…
Comes from burning FF's or biomass, is a respiratory irritant…
Comes from the photochemical reaction of two primary outdoor…
Comes from incomplete combustion of FF's or biomass and can b…
NOx
Comes from burning FF's at high heat (esp. vehicles), is a re…
SOx
Comes from burning FF's or biomass, is a respiratory irritant…
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…
air pollution
asthma
air pollution
primary air pollutants
secondary air pollutants
airways narrow, becomes hard to breathe
any material that is added to the atmosphere wether is natura…
the air pollutants that are released directly from the source…
when primary air pollutants react with one another or other c…
asthma
airways narrow, becomes hard to breathe
air pollution
any material that is added to the atmosphere wether is natura…
15 terms
1 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…
41 terms
Chapter 17 Air & Air Pollution
acidic deposition
acid rain
air pollutant
air pollutions
mixture of wet and dry deposition, can cause respiratory dise…
rain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants
any airborne gas or particle that occurs at a concentration c…
the contamination of the atmosphere by the introduction of po…
acidic deposition
mixture of wet and dry deposition, can cause respiratory dise…
acid rain
rain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants
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…
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
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.
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…
Air Pollution
air pollution
smog
contaminated
pea-souper
particles that make the air dirty and difficult to breathe
mixture of smoke, gases, chemicals and fog
made dirty or less pure
a slang term used to describe poor quality air that is diffic…
air pollution
particles that make the air dirty and difficult to breathe
smog
mixture of smoke, gases, chemicals and fog
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…
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…
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.
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…
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