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Air pollution and vegetation

Gina Mills

Air pollution and vegetation

UNECE ICP Vegetation Annual Report 1999/2000

by Gina Mills

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Published by Centre for Ecology & Hydrology in Bangor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGina Mills ...[et al.].
ContributionsUnited Nations Economic Council for Europe International Cooperative Programme on Effects of Air Pollution on Natural Vegetation and Crops.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21104853M
ISBN 101870393554

D D _ir pollution injury to vegetation is not only important for the economic losses it causes agriculture, but because vegetation injury is a sign or forewarning of air pollution problems that can affect man and his well being. Research shows that air pollution may effect ecosystems. Air pollutants such as sulfur may lead to excess amounts of acid in lakes and streams, and can damage trees and forest soils. Nitrogen in the atmosphere can harm fish and other aquatic life when deposited on surface waters. Ozone damages tree leaves and negatively affects scenic vistas in. Your heating and air conditioning unit is the single most expensive system in your home. This book will simplify the different heating and air conditioning systems. It provides elementary text on the relationships and operation of every component of indoor.


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