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noun - plural: acidifications

  1. the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid


Acidification a.k.a. pH reduction is a gene group, gene ontology group.

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Google previewClimate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis (2014)

Working Group I Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Anthropogenic ocean acidification is a direct consequence of rising CO2 concentrations as seawater currently absorbs about 30% of the anthropogenic CO2 from the atmosphere. Ocean acidification refers to a reduction in pH over an ...

Google previewStrategic Planning for Water (2013)

by Hugh Howes

Acidification is an issue in the Welsh Uplands, sheep dip in upland areas. In lower lying areas nitrates and phosphates...

Google previewLife Cycle Assessment (2014)

by Kathrina Simonen

ACIDIFICATION IS THE PROCESS OF CHANGING the pH balance of water and soil, resulting in more acidic or more basic substances. Plants and animals have optimum pH levels within which they thrive and a wider limiting ...

Google previewResearch Handbook on Biodiversity and Law (2016)

by Michael Bowman, Peter Davies, Edward Goodwin

As noted above, ocean acidification refers to the changes in ocean chemistry that are caused by absorption of CO2 from the atmosphere. It is important to note that ocean acidification is not caused by climate change or global warming. Rather ...

Google previewNanotechnologies, Hazards and Resource Efficiency (2007)

A Three-Tiered Approach to Assessing the Implications of Nanotechnology and Influencing its Development by Michael Steinfeldt, Arnim von Gleich, Ulrich Petschow, Rüdiger Haum

Acidification is a collective term referring to several effects. The phenomenon can be primarily traced back to sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels in power plants and increasingly in motorized ...

Google previewBiogeochemical Investigations of Terrestrial, Freshwater, and Wetland Ecosystems across the Globe (2012)

by R. Kelman Wieder, Martin Novák, Melanie A. Vile

Conclusions The recovery from soil acidification is a slow process and may take several decades. Further reductions of acidifying pollutants, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and ammonia, are needed if 95% of the ecosystems should be ...

Google previewThe Boston Medical and Surgical Journal (1896)

Boiling after acidification is the least trustworthy ...

Google previewPhoto-oxidants, Acidification and Tools: Policy Applications of EUROTRAC Results (1997)

The Report of the EUROTRAC Application Project by Peter Borrell

Lake acidification is an important environmental problem in the northern parts of UK, Norway, Sweden, Finland and the adjacent areas of Russia. In many lakes fish reproduction has disappeared and thousands of lakes in Scandinavia are ...

Google previewEnvironmental Management in Practice: Vol 2 (2013)

Compartments, Stressors and Sectors by Paul Compton, Dimitri Devuyst, Luc Hens, Bhaskar Nath

Soil acidification is a state of excess acidity reached when the pH falls below 4.5 and is associated with mobilisation of the hydrated ion of aluminium (Alj). The problem may be as much one of aluminium tox- icity as soil acidity, and the effect is ...

Google previewFour Fish (2010)

The Future of the Last Wild Food by Paul Greenberg

ocean acidification is a real and growing threat: According to a ...

Google previewECODESIGN Implementation (2012)

A Systematic Guidance on Integrating Environmental Considerations into Product Development by Wolfgang Wimmer, Rainer Züst, Kun Mo LEE

Acidification is an increase in proton or hydrogen ion concentration in water due to acidifying gases such as NOx and SOx. Acid rain is the most common carrier causing acidification. Fish kills in lakes, dying trees in forests, and corrosion of old ...

Google previewAcidic Mining Lakes (2012)

Acid Mine Drainage, Limnology and Reclamation by Walter Geller, Helmut Klapper, Wim Salomons

Among these, water acidification is an already wellknown effect.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2006)

Background Widespread public awareness of acid precipitation and lake acidification began developing in the 1970s and early 1980s when studies began linking changes in lakes, particularly the loss of fish populations, to acidification in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

Acidification is usually achieved through the in situ production of lactic acid by the fermentation of lactose by LAB. Initially, the indigenous milk microflora was relied upon to produce acid, but since this was variable, the rate and extent of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research (2009)

Inthe dentate gyrusin vivoand in vitro, seizure activity induced by stimulus trains to theangular bundle, by injection of either bicucullineor kainic acid, or in in vitrononsynaptic conditions was only associated with extracellular acidification.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Brewing (2013)

Acidification occurs as a result of the proton exclusion via the activity of the membrane-bound H+ ATPase. The classical test has two components: firstly, the spontaneous acidification when yeast is initially suspended in the test medium ( AP1), ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues (2015)

by Ken Albala

Waterlogging, acidification, salinity, soil erosion, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Water Science (Print) (2003)

by Bobby A. Stewart, Terry Howell

Acidification. for. Prevention. of. Clogging. of. Drip. Lines. and. Emitters. Dov Pasternak International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics,. Andrew C. Chang University of California, Riverside, California, U.S.A. INTRODUCTION ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Atmospheric acidification – Impacton soils and waters by atmospheric transport of acidwaste gases, aerosols, anddust from the anthropogenic sources to the affectedareas which are impacted by wet and dry deposition of acid substances.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2015)

by David S. G. Thomas

Ocean acidification is expected to impact ocean species to varying degrees. Photosynthetic algae and seagrasses may benefit from higher carbon dioxide conditions in the ocean. On the other hand, studies have shown that a more acidic ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics (2014)

by John Barry, E. Gene Frankland

Sweden made its concerns about long-distance acidification the case study for the first United Nations Conference on...

Aquatic acidification affects biota both directly and through its changes of soil and substrate chemistry, above all due to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Studies (2012)

by Helmut K. Anheier, Mark Juergensmeyer

When this depletion occurs faster than the production of base cations through weathering or through atmospheric deposition of base cations, then increased soil acidification occurs. In addition, lower soil pH mobilizes soil aluminum, which ...

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