|Statement||editors: R.B. Husar,J.P. Lodge, and D.J. Moore.|
|Series||Atmospheric Environment -- Vol.12 nos.1-3|
Sulfur in the Atmosphere covers the proceedings of the International Symposium held in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia on September , The text focuses on the processes involved in the transfer of sulfur through the atmospheric environment, particularly noting its distribution in space in gas, liquid, and solid Edition: 1. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Sulfur in the Atmosphere covers the proceedings of the International Symposium held in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia on September , The text focuses on the processes involved in the transfer of sulfur through the atmospheric environment, particularly noting its . In unpolluted areas sulfur occurs primarily in three compounds, SO 4 = in aerosols and SO 2 and H 2 S as gas. Sources of SO 4 = are the ocean, the soil, and the oxidation of the gaseous compounds. A considerable fraction of the SO 2 is of anthropogenic origin. As measurements in polluted and unpolluted areas indicate, most of the H 2 S seems to be natural.
Sulfur Dioxide discusses in detail the preparation and oxidation of sulfur dioxide. The book also covers the effect of the substance on organic and inorganic mixtures. The pharmaceutical application, safety, and effectiveness of the substance in the form of sulfites in . : Sulphur Cycling on the Continents: Wetlands, Terrestrial Ecosystems and Associated Water Bodies (): Howarth, R. W., Stewart, J. W. B., Ivanov. It is concluded that industrial sulfur is removed from the atmosphere before it spreads to polar regions. This is consistent with estimates of the residence time of about 5 Cited by: There has been a great increase in the amount of sulfur in our present day atmosphere because of the burning of fossil fuels. Sulfur acts as a pollutant and an economic resource at the same time. Human impact. Human activities have a major effect on the global sulfur cycle.
In book: Fundamentals of Geobiology (pp) The global sulfur cycle from two. exits the atmosphere as sulfate, whereas at lower oxygen. Sulfur is an important constituent of oils and coals and their combustion releases SO 2 sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere. The ability to separate natural sources from anthropogenic sources of sulfur compounds in the atmosphere is fundamental to understanding the . These test methods cover the bubbler collection and colorimetric determination of sulfur dioxide (SO 2) in the ambient or workplace atmosphere. These test methods are applicable for determining SO 2 over the range from approximately 25 μ g/m 3 ( ppm(v)) to μ g/m 3 ( ppm(v)), corresponding to a solution concentration of 0. Experts worry that injecting sulphur dioxide into the atmosphere could put some regions at risk Emily Holden in Washington Mon 11 Mar EDT Last modified on .