Acid rain

Updated on 13/07/2018
Sens technique
Anthropogenic air pollutant which is dissolving in moist air and falling back in a liquid or solid form on plants, soils, water and minerals. It is called acid when its pH is less than 5.6. The main sources of these pollutants are: industry, thermal power stations, domestic heating and cars emitting sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides.
According to Ifremer
Thématiques associées
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.