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Definition of the noun acidification

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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 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 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 previewOceanography and Marine Biology (2011)

An Annual Review by R. N. Gibson, R. J. A. Atkinson, J. D. M. Gordon

Ocean acidification is a major threat to calcifying larvae because it decreases availability of the carbonate ions required for skeletogenesis and also exerts a direct pH effect on physiology. Marine invertebrate propagules live in a multistressor ...

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 previewVulnerability of Coastal Ecosystems and Adaptation (2014)

by Andr? Monaco, Patrick Prouzet

Ocean acidification is a direct ...

Google previewAcidification and its Policy Implications (1986)

by T. Schneider

Acidification is an international problem, urgently requiring international cooperation. It is clear that no matter where and how Europe is separated and unified - politically or administratively - the environment binds us together. Air is the most ...

Google previewConventional and Advanced Food Processing Technologies (2014)

by Suvendu Bhattacharya

Acidification is an ancient preservation method, usually applied in vegetable tissues ...

Google previewCommunity Ecotoxicology (2003)

by William H. Clements, Michael C. Newman

Attempting to associate forest decline to a particular atmospheric stressor such as acidification is a daunting task. Finally, differences in sensitivity to global atmospheric stressors among communities further complicate our ability to make ...

Google previewMolecular Genetics of Dysregulated pH Homeostasis (2014)

by Jen-Tsan Chi

intracellular acidification is the proximate stimulus of sour taste. Among the current list of candidate molecules, Pkd2l1 stands out 37 3 The Molecular Basis of Sour Sensing in Mammals ...

Google previewEcotoxicology (2007)

A Comprehensive Treatment by Michael C. Newman, William H. Clements

Attempting to associate forest decline to a particular atmospheric stressor such as acidification is a daunting task. Finally, differences in sensitivity to global atmospheric stressors among communities further complicate our ability to make ...

Google previewHandbook of Soil Acidity (2003)

by Zdenko Rengel

Medley Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand 1 INTRODUCTION Under areas where rainfall exceeds evapotranspiration, soil acidification is an ongoing process that can be either accelerated by the ...

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 previewThe Boston Medical and Surgical Journal (1896)

Boiling after acidification is the least trustworthy ...

Google previewThe Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics (2016)

by Stephen M. Gardiner, Allen Thompson

The classificatory quibble about whether ocean acidification is part of climate change proper or should be considered a distinct problem has already been mentioned, but either way ocean acidification is a monumentally significant danger to ...

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 previewThe Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology (2009)

by Bruce E. Johansen

Ken Caldeira modeled ocean acidification for fossil-fuel burning that peaks in the year 2100 and found that the oceans will continue to become more acidic for centuries after that. At the surface, acidity will peak at about 2750 C.E. A kilometer ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology (2014)

A concern of many scientists is that rising levels of atmospheric CO2 are causing an increasing acidification of oceans. The latter is due to the equilibrium between atmo- spheric CO2 and the CO2 dissolved in seawater. Dissolved CO2 forms ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology

by Stefan Offermanns

It is also activated by cell swelling and by extracellular acidification. Structural determinants that are essential for these types of activation were identified by mutagenesis. There is a report that C1C-2 might be mutated in human epilepsy, but ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical and Theoretical Chemistry (1808)

With Its Application to the Arts and Manufactures, and to the Explanation of the Phaenomena of Nature... : with Plates and Tables by William Nicholson

No action tion unless; Acidification ...

Google previewSpecial Edition - Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory (2000)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

LAMP Lake Acidification Mitigation Project. Lam-Pak® Package treatment plant by Graver Co.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Environmentalism (2009)

by Peter Dauvergne

Acid rain creates many problems, including acidification of lakes; harming aquatic life ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Environmental Pollution, Agriculture and Health Hazards: Nature conservation (2004)

by A. K. Shrivastava

Some incidents are given nationwide publicity, as when the Cuyahoga River " burned" in 1 969, when Lake Erie was declared dead in the 1960s, and when the acidification of lakes in the Northeast first became known. More often, however ...

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The value of this 13-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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