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ACID PRECIPITATION

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French Equivalent: Précipitation acide

Definition:
Acid precipitation is any form of precipitation (rain, snow, hail or fog) whose acidity has been increased through the intake of acid pollutants from the air.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
Acid rain

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, January 04, 2006