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By Eugenija Kupčinskienė (auth.), Kenichi Satake, Junko Shindo, Takejiro Takamatsu, Takanori Nakano, Shigeru Aoki, Tsutomu Fukuyama, Shiro Hatakeyama, Kazukamasa Ikuta, Munetsugu Kawashima, Yoshihisa Kohno, Satoru Kojima, Kentaro Murano, Toshiichi Okita, Hir

The Acid Rain 2000 convention in Tsukuba, Japan, held 10-16 December 2000, used to be the 6th such convention within the sequence, beginning with Columbus, Ohio, united states, in 1975, and together with Sandefjord, Norway, in 1980, Muskoka, Canada, in 1985, Glasgow, united kingdom, in 1990, and Göteborg, Sweden, in 1995. This sequence of foreign meetings at the acid rain challenge has made an important contribution to the method of summarising the nation of present realizing and making this data to be had. within the sixth convention, nearly six hundred papers have been provided, together with talks and posters. approximately three hundred peer-reviewed papers from the presentation look during this quantity, and may offer readers with a complete evaluate of the background and clinical facets of the acid rain challenge. The papers look in 3 volumes: the 1st containing the plenary and keynote papers and the opposite the rest clinical papers. (Volume 1: ISBN 0-7923-7132-1; quantity 2: ISBN 0-7923-7133-X; quantity three: ISBN 0-7923-7134-8).
The convention used to be prepared lower than the joint auspices of The technological know-how Council of Japan, the japanese Society of Limnology (representative educational society), Japan organization of Aerosol technological know-how and know-how, The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry, Japan Society for Atmospheric atmosphere, Chemical Society of Japan, The Ecological Society of Japan, the japanese Society of Environmental schooling, Society of Environmental technological know-how, Japan, the japanese Forestry Society, jap Society of Snow and Ice, jap Society of Soil technological know-how and Plant meals, and Japan Society on Water atmosphere, with the cooperation of Ibaraki Prefecture and Japan surroundings Agency.

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As Gorham (1982) comments, Robert Angus Smith was a remarkable person who, over 130 years ago, made similar observations about the impact of food and energy production on the atmosphere and receiving ecosystems as those we are making today. Other significant events in resource discovery that have contributed to the increased acidification of the environment was the large-scale extraction of crude oil that began in the late 19th century, and the discovery of the Haber-Bosch process in 1913 (Fig.

SESSION 10: ANALYTICAL METHODS AND MONITORING Various aspects of monitoring systems including monitoring precipitation, air quality and airborne particles, were discussed. The current status of a new monitoring network covering East Asia (BANET) was reported. EANET will provide a great opportunity to understand the regional trends of acidic deposition and to promote related studies in East Asia. Evaluation of the quality of data and the suitability of sampling and methods was one of the main topics.

Food production also results in acidification (in addition to the -2% of energy production that is used by the agricultural sector (World Resources, 2000». The production on NH3 by the Haber-Bosch process accounts for a substantial portion of nitrogen taken up by commercial crops (Smil, 2001). , 1998). When deposited to terrestrial ecosystems, the NHx can be nitrified, generating nitric acid (Galloway, 1995). , 1998). Thus, based on atmospheric emissions alone, food production-related emissions of NH3 have twice the acidification potential as energy production-related emissions of NO.

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