Acid rain and its effects on streamwater quality on Catoctin Mountain, Maryland
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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Dept. of the Interior, Books and Open-File Reports Section, distributor in Towson, Md, [Denver, Colo .
Written in English


  • Acid rain -- Maryland -- Catoctin Mountain Park.,
  • Acid rain -- Maryland -- Cunningham Falls State Park.,
  • Water quality -- Maryland -- Catoctin Mountain Park.,
  • Water quality -- Maryland -- Cunningham Falls State Park.

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SeriesWater fact sheet, Open-file report -- 92-168., Water fact sheet, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 92-168.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet
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Open LibraryOL17750361M

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effects of acidic precipitation (acid rain). In , the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) was selected to be the lead Fed­ eral agency under NAPAP to monitor the composition of precipitation and its effects on the environment. In , the USGS began to monitor precipitation and streamwater on Catoctin Mountain inAuthor: Karen C. Rice, Owen P. Bricker.   The Eastern United States continues to experience harmful rainfall, which is causing serious problems for the environment. While LeafGuard gutter installers are experts when it comes to protecting your Parkville, Maryland home from rain and water damage, acid rain is a form of precipitation that requires a different kind of protection. As acid rain continues to affect the Maryland environment. Search and download the journal articles and USGS publications authored by our scientists. USGS Atmospheric Deposition Program Publications (USGS authors and coauthors) Acid rain effects on aluminum miobilization clarified by inclusion of strong organic acids. Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 41, p. , Acid rain and its effect on streamwater quality on Catoctin Mountain, Maryland: U.S. Geological Survey.

  The Maryland 8-digit (MD 8-digit) Catoctin Creek watershed (basin number ) is located within the Middle Potomac River Sub-basin in Frederick County, Maryland. It encompasses the southwestern portion of Frederick County and is framed by Catoctin Mountain on the east and South Mountain on the west. Acid rain controls were established in Title IV of the Clean Air Act Amendments of That law set limits to sulfur dioxide limits, but allowed utilities to trade emissions rights if they managed to reduce their pollutants below the required level.   The Hauver Branch and Hunting Creek watersheds in Catoctin Mountain, Maryland, USA, are small rural watersheds that receive road salt during the winter. Base cation evidence of road salt application in stream water disappears by approximately September for Hauver Branch, but never disappears for Hunting by: 9. The Acid Rain and Related Programs Progress Report updates data reported in previous years, specifi cally: • Sulfur dioxide (SO 2) emissions, allowance market information, and program compliance. • Nitrogen oxides (NO X) emissions and program compliance. • Status and trends in acid deposition, air quality, and ecological effects.

  Policy makers have been working to reduce acid rain, a serious environmental problem that can devastate lakes, streams, and forests and the plants and animals that live in . Out of the Blue A Newsletter of the Water Quality Division Down Pours or Soft Drizzles, It’s Still Acid Rain In , Vermont was one of the first states to start monitoring lakes and rivers for impacts from acid rain. The extensive findings of this effort led to the acid rain controls mandated in File Size: 2MB. THURMONT, Md. (ABC7) — Clippers in hand, Robert Black and his crew at Catoctin Mountain Orchard spent Wednesday trimming off the damage on some of their apple trees. “We have to cut the top. Start studying Geog Final Review. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.