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SO2 air concentration

SO2 air concentration

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Uploaded 25 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2005
From collection: Barentswatch Atlas
Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Description:
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) is a colourless gas with a sharp,irritating odour. It is produced from the burning of fossil fuels (coal and oil) and the smelting of mineral ores that contain sulfur. There are several areas in the Barents region that have very high amounts of SO2 levels that have caused environmental problems.
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