How does sulfur dioxide affect the atmosphere?
sulfur dioxide is fairy reactive in air, it reacts with water in the air to form sulfurous acid, which is acid rain, SO2(g) + H2O(l) H2SO3(aq). Acid rain pretty much kills plants.
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Volcanos release sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, and ash to the atmosphere at the same time
By reacting with other substances or by being dissolved in water.
Sulfur Dioxide is a poisonous gas,When the fumes of sulfur dioxideare released in the atmosphere it combines with the normal rain toform Sulfuric acid(acid rain).When this aci…d rain comes down itlowers the pH of lakes and ponds,Which causes the gills of the fishto suffocate.It also leaches aluminum ions out of the soil andcauses the trees to wither and die.When it reaches the city area itdestroys the buildings and stoneworks.
Ends up reacting with moisture to sulphuric acid - acid rain
About the only way sulfur dioxide gas can be removed from the atmosphere is by washing it out with water. But water and sulfur dioxide create sulfuric acid, and you'll have ac…id rain. There really isn't a "good" way to remove SO 2 from the air. It is best to try to keep it out of the air in the first place.. Most SO 2 enters the air through the burning of fossil fuels with sulfur in them. The so-called "refined" fuels like gasoline don't contain sulfur, but coal and fuel oil and a number of other fuels do. Where coal and fuel oils are used commercially (in large quantity), we try to scrub the stack gases to grab the sulfur, but it is costly and difficult.
12.358% of Sulphur dioxide in the atmosphere. 78.09% nitrogen , 20.95% oxygen , 0.93% argon , 0.039% carbon dioxide, and other gases with very small percentage.
this affect planets and animails by the air pollution. Coming from the air pollution is carbon dioxide with kill animals by the old oxgyen laying on there food, which then the… animals eat. Plants will also die by air pollution, by atmosphere carbon dioxide which then it burns to the soil and kills the roots then leading to no more plants for the animals to eat.
produced by volcanic activity and industialization---for example burning coal
Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) from the burning of fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas) in industry, transport and the generation of electricity, adds to the greenhouse gases in t…he atmosphere. This extra CO 2 makes an enhanced (or accelerated) greenhouse effect which is causing global warming .
It is produced by volcanoes and in various industrial processes
One of the key elements in photosynthesis, is carbon dioxide . As we need food, so do plants. Plants do this by taking neutriance water, the suns energy and carbon dioxide to… create a substance called glucose. This reduces the amount of carbon in the air, and in the process releases oxygen for us to breathe.
if there is more sulphur in the atmosphere the will be more problems with acid rain
Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) is one of the gases which keep the atmosphere (and the world) warm through the greenhouse effect. Since the Industrial Revolution carbon dioxide levels …have been increasing in the atmosphere from 270 ppm (parts per million) to the present 393 ppm levels. This more than 40% increase is largely due to the burning of fossil fuel (coal, oil and natural gas) and deforestation (cutting down trees which previously removed CO 2 from the atmosphere). These levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are causing the atmosphere to warm. This warming makes the earth and the oceans warmer as well, and is called global warming. A: Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are believed to be increasing in the atmosphere. The change claimed is about 0.01% worst case. The rest of the atmosphere remains unaffected. It is believed that this type of increase could be responsible for a portion of the 0.78 degrees of warming the planet has experienced since 1850. The exact proportions is in debate and is unknown.
sulfur dioxide decreases temperature because it is a heavy gas
Sulfur dioxide is a gas. It is invisible and has a nasty, sharp smell. It reacts easily with other substances to form harmful compounds, such as sulfuric acid, sulfurous acid …and sulfate particles. About 99% of the sulfur dioxide in air comes from human sources. The main source of sulfur dioxide in the air is industrial activity that processes materials that contain sulfur, eg the generation of electricity from coal, oil or gas that contains sulfur. Some mineral ores also contain sulfur, and sulfur dioxide is released when they are processed. In addition, industrial activities that burn fossil fuels containing sulfur can be important sources of sulfur dioxide. Sulfur dioxide is also present in motor vehicle emissions, as the result of fuel combustion. In the past, motor vehicle exhaust was an important, but not the main, source of sulfur dioxide in air. However, this is no longer the case.
Long-term exposure to persistent levels of sulfur dioxide can cause chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and respiratory illness. It can also aggravate existing heart disease. Prol…onged industrial exposure to sulfur dioxide may decrease fertility in men and women. Short-term exposure to sulfur dioxide can cause stomach pain, menstrual disorders, watery eyes, inhibition of thyroid function, loss of smell, headache, nausea, vomiting, fever, convulsions, and dizziness. Sulfur dioxide affects the respiratory system, particularly the lungs. Increased amount of SO2 in the air may cause burning of the nose and throat. The sulfur dioxide mostly affect disease related to respiratory system in mammals and birds.
The atmosphere doesn't produce any sulphur dioxide. It receives a fair bit from various human activities though.