Asked in Elements and Compounds
Elements and Compounds
How does acid sulfate soils effect the blue banded bee?
Asked in Soil
What does acid sulfate soil do to surroundings?
Acid sulphate soils kill off all surrounding eco-systems including planst and animals. This is due to the amount of iron which can be released into the eco-sytems from the process of ionising from the acid sulphate soils. d^,^b ...
Asked in Soil
What effect does acid rain have on trees and soils?
Acid rain causes acidification of lakes and streams and contributes to damage of trees at high elevations and many sensitive forest soils. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Soil, pH Levels
Do insoluble calcium compounds increase the pH of acidic soils eg calcium carbonate and calcium sulfate?
Carbonate will increase soil pH value, because it reacts with acid, but sulfate will not affect the pH. ...
Asked in Acids and Bases
How does potassium sulfate react with hydrochloric acid?
Hydrochloric acid evaporates off of potassium sulfate when it's produced. This results because potassium chloride is combined with sulfuric acid to create potassium sulfate. ...
Asked in Pollution, Rain and Flooding, Earth Sciences, Soil
Does antacid effect soil that has been polluted by acid rain?
Soils which have high levels of carbonates, a natural type of antacid, can resist acid rain better than other types of soil. Soils which have become acidic are often treated with lime or other carbonates to increase the pH ...