Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas: Study
A University of Colorado at Boulder study has claimed that invisible and reactive gases hovering over the Earth's surface , form the bulk of organic haze
in both urban and rural areas.
Till now, the scientists and health professionals had believed that sources that spew soot and other tiny ...
Smoky Haze Cause Health Problems in Singapore
The smoky haze
that is causing health problems and hurting outdoor-related businesses in Singapore is likely to remain until late November, meteorologists said Sunday.//
The prolonged pall that has enveloped Southeast Asia since last month is now expected to dissipate when the northeast monso...
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Transcript of Press Conference Announcing Settlement in United States Et Al vs. American Electric Power
...e lower respiratory problems.
The benefits to the environment from this settlement include cleaner
air in the Midwest and North East, a reduction in haze
and smog formation
and a reduction in the acid deposition that harms our forest and surface
In addition, AEP has committed to spend $60 mill...
Taj Mahal is Enveloped by Pollution and a Foul Smell
... A campaign may be on to list Taj Mahal in the new Seven Wonders of the World, but the monument is enveloped in a haze
of dust and smog.
Environmentalists and historians, worried that the soot and fumes will eventually turn the gleaming white Taj Mahal black...
Nature Unleashes Terror Across America
Smoke-filled air created a burning smell and a dusting of ashes that coated cars and buildings through much of Florida and southeastern Georgia. The haze
over most of Florida resulted in the closing of several highways and caused people with breathing problems to stay indoors.
The flooding was pro...
Forest Fire Affects Singapore's Air Quality
...pore's air quality plunged into the 'very unhealthy' range as a thick smoky haze
from Indonesia's raging forest fires blanketed the city-state.//
'Peo...otorists complained of greatly reduced visibility and the occurrence of the haze
year-after-year from illegal clearing.
Schools have been closed in th...
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Corneal Confocal Microscope ConfoScan 3
Description:...rneal Components. Broad Applications in Surgery and Pathology. As in optical pachymetry, post-surgery interface evaluation, endothelial cell analysis, haze
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Confoscan 3 Corneal Confocal Microscope
Description:...al & superficial cells. Broad applications in surgery and pathology: optical pachymetry, post-surgery interface evaluation, endothelial cell analysis, haze
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Pollutant haze heats the Arctic
Arctic climate already is known to be particularly prone to global warming caused by industrial and automotive emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. Now, a University of Utah study finds a surprising new way society's pollutants warm the far north: the Arctic's well-known haze
Atmospheric scientists trace the human role in Indonesian forest fires
...nd population growth. The resulting occurrences of haze
currently rank among the world's worst air polluti...an be used to better anticipate and prevent future haze
disasters in Indonesia."
Field says that there ...tween the increased prevalence of severe fires and haze
disasters and the man-made change in land use. "T...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Sept. 24, 2008
...dicate that "secondary" or chemically formed, particles contribute more significantly to poor air quality.
The study found that most of the organic haze
above the city is not directly emitted by vehicles or industrial processes, unlike previously thought 75 percent of organic particle pollutants form ...
CU-Boulder study suggests air quality regulations miss key pollutants
According to the study, a much smaller percentage of organic haze
than was previously thought is directly emitted by vehicles and industrial ...lleagues cautioned that it is not clear which VOCs are most responsible for haze
Docherty also pointed out that while all types of fine partic...
Smoke smudges Mexico City's air, chemists identify sources
...sts from UC San Diego and six other institutions have sorted through the pall that hangs over the city to precisely identify aerosols that make up the haze
and chart daily patterns of changes to the mix.
This forensic work will help to identify the sources of these persistent pollutants, which plague o...
AGU journal highlights -- August 6, 2008
...ing Venus's winds
Venus's lower atmosphere is dominated by cloud and haze
layers that span 30?? kilometers (19-43 miles) in altitude. The rudimentary...bustion of fossil fuels and biofuels, light-absorbing carbon (soot) creates haze
and absorbs light with an efficiency nearly one third that of carbon dioxid...
Atmospheric scientists gear up for collaborative airborne campaigns
...laska Fairbanks stumbled upon the notion of Arctic haze
after collecting aerosol samples from Barrow, Alas...e than 30 years later, the grey-blue hue of Arctic haze
is a well-known phenomenon of the north. Its a mix...st and Eurasia.
Better understanding of Arctic haze
is just one aim of concurrent airborne campaigns t...
NOAA aircraft to probe arctic pollution
...burning in North America, Europe, and Asia are emitting trace gases and tiny airborne particles that are polluting the polar region, forming an Arctic haze
every winter and spring. Scientists suspect these pollutants are speeding up the polar melt.
Called ARCPAC (Aerosol, Radiation, and Cloud Processe...
NASA launches airborne study of arctic atmosphere, air pollution
...rt in a comprehensive fashion," said Hanwant Singh, an ARCTAS project scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. "We can see Arctic haze
coming in but we dont know its composition or how it got there. One goal of ARCTAS is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the aerosol composit...
Black carbon pollution emerges as major player in global warming
...n countries are still comparable to those from south Asia and east Asia, Ramanathan said.
In south Asia, pollution often forms a prevalent brownish haze
that has been termed the atmospheric brown cloud. Ramanathans previous research has indicated that the warming effects of this smog appear to be accel...
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