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By J. C. Keith, P. J. Dillon (auth.), A. H. M. Bresser, W. Salomons (eds.)

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"awareness" of the world's electorate and inspire governments to dedicate extra consciousness and assets to deal with this factor. The sequence editors thank the foreign panel of individuals for bringing this well timed sequence into crowning glory. We additionally desire to recognize the very insightful enter of the subsequent colleagues: Prof. A. L. web page of the college of California, Prof. T . C. Hutchinson of the college of Toronto , and Dr. Steve Lindberg of the Oak Ridge nationwide Laboratory. We additionally desire to thank the wonderful attempt and cooperation of the amount editors in dealing with their respective volumes. The optimistic criticisms of bankruptcy evaluation­ ers additionally deserve a lot appreciation. eventually, we want to exhibit our appreciation to my secretary, Ms. Brenda Rosier, and my technician, Ms. Claire Carlson, for his or her very capable information in a number of facets of this sequence. Aiken, South Carolina Domy C. Adriano Coordinating Editor Preface to Acidic Precipitation, quantity five (Advances in Environmental technology) Acidification learn has been ongoing for a number of many years. It used to be now not until eventually the Eighties, despite the fact that, that scientists started to realize the advanced­ ity of the standards inflicting the decline in wooded area progress and deterioration of fish populations in acidified lakes. the overall feeling, in accordance with correla­ tive examine, was once that long-range transported pollution was once the most reason. facts, besides the fact that, was once tricky to procure due to complicated interac­ tions of assorted pressure elements together with traditional ones.

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Biota L. C. J. Dillon 33 of Jackson (1985) who surveyed 40 lakes in Ontario. 0 were consistent with results of laboratory studies (Hutchinson, Holtze, Munro, and Pawson, 1989). 6 was similar to the results oflaboratory and field toxicity tests (Bertill, Hollett, Margosian, and Hudson, 1985) with two other species of Orconectes. , 1987), a variety ofbiological effects have been observed and attributed to its declining pH. Harvey and Lee (1982) observed a dead and dying pumpkinseed sunfish population in the littoral zone of the lake each spring.

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