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Impacts of Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution

  • Author: UN
  • Publication date: January 1993
  • Page count: 86
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 92.II.E.24

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The focus of this review is on policy measures to implement the 1979 Convention and its related protocols on sulphur compounds, nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds. It also describes the critical-load concept and the role of technology to combat air pollution. Cause/effect relationships in forest decline and effects of acid deposition on atmospheric corrosion of materials including metals, calcareous stones, plastics and painted materials are also presented.