Berner and berner 1996 berner and berner 1996

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Unformatted text preview: 3- •  Short atmospheric life8me, days (regional deposi8on paZern) •  NOx in atmosphere (~35% natural; ~65% anthropogenic) - in rainwater Sources of NO3 Ammonia gas (NH3) is a source of the ammonium (NH4+) ion •  In atmosphere: •  NH3 (g) + H2O (l) - > NH4 + (aq) + OH- (aq) Berner and Berner, 1996 Berner and Berner, 1996 Berner and Berner, 1996 Rainwater acidity – Summary processes •  Pure H2O : pH = 7 •  Pure H2O + CO2 (atmos) •  CO2 (g) + H2O (l) <- > H2CO3 (aq)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2014 for the course ESCI 271 taught by Professor Lisakellman during the Fall '12 term at St. Francis Xavier, Antigonish.

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