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Analysis of wet acidic deposition in Petaling Jaya

Yousof, S and Idrees, M and Mohd Yusof, Mohd Rashid (1995) Analysis of wet acidic deposition in Petaling Jaya. Proceedings of The Eleventh Symposium of Malaysia Chemical Engineers . A17-1.

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Ten year (1982-91) wet fallout data published by Malaysian Meteorological Services has been analyzed to find the trend and nature of acidic deposition in Petaling Jaya. The pH of rainwater shows a downward trend, indicating gradual increase of acidity with time. Seasonal variation of pH and ionic concentration of SO--, NH4+ and Ca++ in rainwater shows that SO4-- is the main source of free acidity in the wet deposition, while Ca++ and NH4+ ions act to neutralize the free acidity

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Ionic concentration, Malaysia Meteorological Services, rain water, wet acidic composition
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:4769
Deposited By: Norhani Jusoh
Deposited On:08 Jan 2008 10:29
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 03:20

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