What does sulfur dioxide do to the atmosphere?
Sulfur Dioxide is a poisonous gas,When the fumes of sulfur dioxide are released in the atmosphere it combines with the normal rain to form Sulfuric acid(acid rain).When this acid rain comes down it lowers the pH of lakes and ponds,Which causes the gills of the fish to suffocate.It also leaches aluminum ions out of the soil and causes the trees to wither and die.When it reaches the city area it destroys the buildings and stoneworks.
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Which planet is covered by sulfuric acid clouds and has an atmosphere composed mostly of carbon dioxide?
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 fairy reactive in air, it reacts with water in the air to form sulfurous acid, which is acid rain, SO 2 (g) + H 2 O(l) H 2 SO 3 (aq). Acid rain pretty much k…ills plants.
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.
produced by volcanic activity and industialization---for example burning coal
It is produced by volcanoes and in various industrial processes
if there is more sulphur in the atmosphere the will be more problems with acid rain
Acid rain, which is made of sulfuric acid. The nitrogen oxide is a catalyst.
sulfur dioxide decreases temperature because it is a heavy gas
its a chemical change which forms suphurous acid (H2SO3) and nitric acid (HNO3)
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The atmosphere doesn't produce any sulphur dioxide. It receives a fair bit from various human activities though.