Acid rain 2000: Proceedings from the 6th International by Eugenija Kupčinskienė (auth.), Kenichi Satake, Junko Shindo,

By Eugenija Kupčinskienė (auth.), Kenichi Satake, Junko Shindo, Takejiro Takamatsu, Takanori Nakano, Shigeru Aoki, Tsutomu Fukuyama, Shiro Hatakeyama, Kazukamasa Ikuta, Munetsugu Kawashima, Yoshihisa Kohno, Satoru Kojima, Kentaro Murano, Toshiichi Okita, Hir

The Acid Rain 2000 convention in Tsukuba, Japan, held 10-16 December 2000, used to be the 6th such convention within the sequence, beginning with Columbus, Ohio, united states, in 1975, and together with Sandefjord, Norway, in 1980, Muskoka, Canada, in 1985, Glasgow, united kingdom, in 1990, and Göteborg, Sweden, in 1995. This sequence of foreign meetings at the acid rain challenge has made a crucial contribution to the method of summarising the kingdom of present knowing and making this knowledge to be had. within the sixth convention, nearly six hundred papers have been provided, together with talks and posters. approximately three hundred peer-reviewed papers from the presentation seem during this quantity, and should supply readers with a accomplished evaluate of the heritage and medical features of the acid rain challenge. The papers seem in 3 volumes: the 1st containing the plenary and keynote papers and the opposite the rest clinical papers. (Volume 1: ISBN 0-7923-7132-1; quantity 2: ISBN 0-7923-7133-X; quantity three: ISBN 0-7923-7134-8).
The convention was once prepared less than the joint auspices of The technological know-how Council of Japan, the japanese Society of Limnology (representative educational society), Japan organization of Aerosol technological know-how and expertise, The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry, Japan Society for Atmospheric surroundings, Chemical Society of Japan, The Ecological Society of Japan, the japanese Society of Environmental schooling, Society of Environmental technological know-how, Japan, the japanese Forestry Society, eastern Society of Snow and Ice, jap Society of Soil technology and Plant foodstuff, and Japan Society on Water setting, with the cooperation of Ibaraki Prefecture and Japan setting Agency.

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Acid rain 2000: Proceedings from the 6th International Conference on Acidic Deposition: Looking back to the past and thinking of the future Tsukuba, Japan, 10–16 December 2000 Volume III/III Conference Statement Plenary and Keynote Papers

The Acid Rain 2000 convention in Tsukuba, Japan, held 10-16 December 2000, was once the 6th such convention within the sequence, beginning with Columbus, Ohio, united states, in 1975, and together with Sandefjord, Norway, in 1980, Muskoka, Canada, in 1985, Glasgow, united kingdom, in 1990, and Göteborg, Sweden, in 1995. This sequence of foreign meetings at the acid rain challenge has made a crucial contribution to the method of summarising the country of present figuring out and making this knowledge to be had.

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The results showed that the materials were significantly damaged in China and Korea by acidic components such as S02 in the air and acid rain, while the degree of damage in Japan was relatively low; for instance, the corrosion rate in Chonqing, China, was seven times faster than in Tokyo, Japan. There was a clear relationship between the degree of pollution and that of corrosion and elution of the materials. Not only the corrosion itself, but also colour changes due 12 to acidic deposition, are a serious problem for conservation of cultural properties.

He stressed the importance of long-tenn perspectives. Dr. K. Satake spoke about the history of anthropogenic acidification, emphasizing the consumption-oriented nature of humans, which had generated most of the world's environmental problems. He showed that the initiation of copper smelting in Japan in ancient times resulted in broad-scale pollution and consequent destruction of natural ecosystems. He then introduced an innovative approach, which involves chemical analysis of bark-pocket to detect past levels of air pollution.

Thornelof, E. : 1995, Acid Reign '95? Proceedings from the 5th International Conference on Acidic Deposition: Science and Policy. Goteborg, Sweden, 26-30 June. Water, Air. and Soil Pollution 85 (1-4). , this volume. Last, F. T. : 1991, Acidic Deposition: Its Nature and Impacts. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Section B (Biological Sciences), Volume 97. Pub Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland. 343p. Martin, H. : 1986, Acidic Precipitation. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Acidic Precipitation.

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