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Acid Rain MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Acid Rain
Tree Number(s)
D20.050
G16.500.175.859.050
G16.500.275.063.725.395.050
G16.500.750.775.450.050
N06.230.300.100.725.450.050
N06.230.520.050
N06.850.460.790.410.050
Unique ID
D015258
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015258
Annotation
specify geog if pertinent
Scope Note
Acidic water usually pH 2.5 to 4.5, which poisons the ecosystem and adversely affects plants, fishes, and mammals. It is caused by industrial pollutants, mainly sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted into the atmosphere and returning to earth in the form of acidic rain water.
Entry Term(s)
Rain, Acid
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Air Pollutants, Environmental (1975-1988)
Soil Pollutants (1975-1988)
Water Pollutants, Chemical (1975-1988)
Weather (1975-1988)
Public MeSH Note
89
History Note
89
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/05/17
Revision Date
2016/06/02
Acid Rain Preferred
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