Global Alert: The Ozone Pollution Crisis

By Jack Fishman; Robert Kalish | Go to book overview
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Acadia National Park, 237, 238
Acid rain, 242, 275, 281, 283, 298
ammonia and, 255-256
Additive response in plants, 191‐ 192
Africa, amounts of ozone in, 272‐ 274
African savannah fires, as contributor to pollution, 274-275
Air pollution, 3, 9
Alkane molecules, 62-68
butane, 64
ethane, 63, 290
heptane, 64-66
hexane, 64
iso-octane, 64, 65-66
methane, 5, 32, 63, 153, 156-157, 291
octane, 64
pentane, 64, 67
Alveoli, 204, 206
Amazon Basin, pollution in, 262‐ 263
American Lung Association, recommendations on exercise, 225
American Samoa, 121-123
Andreae, Meinrat "Andi," 275
Animal urine, as source of ammonia, 255
Antagonism, effect on plants, 191
Antarctica, ozone hole over, 52-55, 287
expedition to measure ozone over, 289
Arsenate, 18
Ashe, Daniel M., 295
Ashford, O.M., 34
Asia, pollution in, 15, 259
Astrodome, 8
Atlanta, air pollution study of, 243‐ 48
Atmospheric density, 36, 71-72
Auroras, relation to sunspot cycle, 48
Automobile, as source of pollution, 10, 13, 65-69, 249, 283, 284
Background ozone levels found in hemisphere, 16-18, 121-126
"Banana blow-down index," 129‐ 131
Barkstrom, Bruce, 142
Barrow, Alaska, 121-123
Bernard, Harold W. Jr., 166


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