Acid Rain

  • Acid rain also known as acid deposition is a polluted rain that fall to the ground with acidic components such as sulphuric or nitric acids.
  • Acid rain will fall into ground in the form of dry or wet
  • The examples of form can include rain, snow, fog or even dust.
  • Acid rain results when SO2 and NOX that cause acid rain is from volcanoes.
  • Most of the acid rain comes from the burning of fossil fuels.
  • Sources of so2 and no2 in the atmosphere are from vehicles, heavy equipment, oil refineries, manufacturing industries, burning of fossil fuels etc.
  • The two third of so2 and one forth of nox in the atmosphere are from electric power generators
  • wind can cause so2 and nox over long distances.
  • The living organisms across borders making acid rain is a serious problem.
  • Human activities are the main cause of acid rain.