Acid Rain Pathfinder

DEFINITION: "Precipitation in which acidity is above the natural level." (Facts on File Dictionary of Weather and Climate, 1994)

NARROW THE TOPIC

What is acid rain? 
Is acid rain a serious environmental problem? 
What are the effects of acid rain on the ecosystems? 
Can the Clean Air Act of 1970 help reduce acid rain in the United States?
Can "clean coal" prevent acid rain?
Are forests in danger due to acid rain? 

ONLINE CATALOG SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Acid Rain
Air--Pollution
Acid Deposition
Acid pollution of rivers, lakes, etc
Atmosphere
Weather
Pollution

SELECTED PRINT RESOURCES:

Controlling acid rain, 1986 [by David M. Kennedy].
by Kennedy, David M. 
[Cambridge, Mass.]: Kennedy School of Government, Case Program, c1986.
Call #: TD196.A25 K46
Location: Main Stacks

Acid rain: a review of the phenomenon in the EEC and Europe: a report/ prepared for the Commission of the European Communities, Directorate-General for Enviornment, Consumer Protection and Nuclear Safety.
by Environmental Resources Limited.
New York, N.Y.: Unipub, 1983
Call #: QH545.A17 E56
Location: Main Stacks

Water quality in North American river systems.
by C. Dale Becker and Duane A. Neitzel.
Columbus: Battelle Press.
Call #: QH102.W38 1992
Location: Main Stacks

STATISTICS:

Acid Rain and ozone precursors – Environmental Protection Agency  [http://www.cso.ie/statistics/acid_rain_ozone.htm]

ELECTRONIC INDEXES

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GOOGLE SCHOLAR: Acid Rain (search limited to results from 2001 to 2011)

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