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Acid Rain

  • Definition: Cloud droplets or raindrops combining with gaseous pollutants, such as oxides of sulfur and nitrogen, to make falling rain (or snow) acidic - pH less than 5.0. If fog droplets combine with such pollutants it becomes acid fog.

    Source: Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere (fifth edition) by C. Donald Ahrens

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