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Unformatted text preview: to seawater suggest rainfall in coastal areas is largely composed of ions origina6ng from a seasalt source Berner and Berner, 1996 hNp:// hNp:// Acids and Bases - Background •  Acid – proton (H+) donor •  Base – proton (H+) acceptor •  Acid + Base <- > conjugate acid + conjugate base •  HA (aq) + H2O (l) <- > H3O + (aq) + A- (aq) –  H3O + (conjugate acid) –  A- (conjugate base) •  Conjugate acid – formed when H+ transferred to the base •  Conjugate base- everything that remains of the acid molecule aYer H+ is lost •  HA (aq) + H2O (l...
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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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