Snow as an accumulator of air pollutants
College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science
Using simple analytical techniques, the amounts of air pollutants accumulated in winter snow were determined and the results correlated with lichen survival on trees. Pollutants measured were particulate matter, sulfate, and chloride. An inverse relationship was found between amounts of each of these pollutants and the abundance of various lichens.
Water, Air, and Soil Pollution
Snow as an accumulator of air pollutants.
Water, Air, and Soil Pollution,
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