Murdoch University Research Repository

Welcome to the Murdoch University Research Repository

The Murdoch University Research Repository is an open access digital collection of research
created by Murdoch University staff, researchers and postgraduate students.

Learn more

The pH of cloud water and the production of sulfate

Scott, W.D. (1978) The pH of cloud water and the production of sulfate. Atmospheric Environment (1967), 12 (4). pp. 917-921.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0004-6981(78)90030-6
*Subscription may be required

Abstract

The acidity of cloud water in the vicinity of Sydney was measured both windward and leeward of the city. The results suggest that, although urban pollution may lower the pH to values below 5.0, relatively clean samples tend to be more alkaline than would be expected from samples in equilibrium with atmospheric levels of CO2. This suggests that large concentrations of sulfate ion may be produced within clouds in this locality.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/27351
Item Control Page Item Control Page