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Dry deposition and heavy acid loading in the vicinity of Masaya volcano, a major sulfur and chlorine source in Nicaragua.

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  • P. Delmelle
  • J. Stix
  • C.P.A. Bourque
  • P.J. Baxter
  • J. Garcia-Alvarez
  • J. Barquero

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JournalEnvironmental Science & Technology
DatePublished - Feb 2001
Issue number7
Volume35
Number of pages4
Pages (from-to)1289-1293
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Certain volcanoes constitute the world's largest sources of SO2, HCl, and HF emissions and contribute significantly to regional acid deposition. However, the impact of volcanic acid emissions to nearby ecosystems remain poorly documented. In this paper, the spatial pattern of acid dry depositions was monitored within 44 km of Masaya Volcano, Nicaragua, with a network of sulfation plates. Measured SO2 deposition rates were

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