Accession Number:

AD0266285

Title:

THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF INDIVIDUAL RAINFALLS

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Corporate Author:

FRANKFURT UNIV (WEST GERMANY)

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Report Date:

1960-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The ch mical composition of individual cases of rainfall was analyzed at three different sampling stations. The locations showed a great variety with respect to altitude, climate and level of indus rial and a hropogeneous pollution. A relation between the concentration of trace substances in rainwater and the quantity of rain was found which obeys a power law. The amount of trace substances in rainwater shows a marked increase after a preceding period of dry days. Changes of the concentration of atmospheric aerosols and trace gases caused by t e effect of precipitation are described. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE