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  • 1. ACID RAIN
  • 2. History Acid rain was first found in Manchester , England . In 1852, Robert Angus Smith found the relationship between acid rain and atmospheric pollution.
  • 3. Definition The term "acid rain" is commonly used to mean the deposition of acidic components in rain, snow, fog, dew, or dry particles.
  • 4. What is Acid Rain!!!!!!? When fossil fuel such as coal , gasoline & fuel oil are burned they emit oxides of sulphur , carbon & nitrogen into the air . These oxides combined with moisture in the air to form sulphuric acid , carbonic acid & nitric acid. When it rains or snows the acid are brought to earth is Acid Rain .
  • 5. Acid Formation
  • 6. TYPES OF ACID RAIN …
    • Wet Acid Rain .
    • Dry Acid Rain .
  • 7. Main Cause Of Acid Rain
    • Human Activities .
    • The coal-fired Gavin power plant in Cheshire, Ohio
  • 8. Acid deposition
  • 9. Effects :
    • Surface waters and aquatic animals
    • Soils
    • Human health
    • Forests and other vegetation
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  • 12. Other adverse effects
    • Effect of acid rain on statues
  • 13. Sandstone figure over the portal of a castle in Westphalia, Germany
  • 14. Prevention Methods
    • To Minimize the use of Natural fuels .
    • To Encourage the people for plantation .
    • To Change the consumerism in daily life .
    • To encourage agriculture based project instead of industrialisation .
    • To ABIDE by law for installation of pollution control technique .
  • 15. Presented By :
    • PRIYA . U & MEGHA . T
  • 16. THANK U…