Pollution Review **** Memorize your pollution chart!!*** Add Mercury to your pollution chart if you don’t have it there! Vocab: Phytoremediation Bioremediation Acid deposition Catalytic converter Electrostatic precipitator Wet scrubber Heat island effect Ozone depletion Photochemical smog Primary pollutant Secondary pollutant Temperature inversion Albedo Greenhouse gas Leachate Industrial solid waste Municipal solid waste Brownfield Open loop recycling Closed loop recycling Bioaccumulation Point source pollutant Non-point source pollutant Desalination Oxygen sag curve Primary sewage treatment Secondary sewage treatment Acts/Laws to know: Montreal Protocol Kyoto Protocol (note: the US is not part of the Kyoto protocol) Clean Air Act Clean Water Act CERCLA Case Studies: Love Canal Cuyahoaga river Ganges river Great Pacific Garbage Patch Beluga whales in the Artic Birds of Prey and DDT Mercury poisoning in the ocean/rivers Questions: 1. What percentage of the atmosphere is Oxygen? Nitrogen? 2. Is indoor or outdoor pollution worse for human health? Why? 3. What factors incease the likelihood of photochemical smog formation? 4. What are negative environmental and health effects of bottled water? 5. What causes the ozone hole? How is ozone depleted? How does it reform? 6. What are the effects of ozone depletion? 7. 8. What type of radiation does the ozone layer absorb? **** Ozone depletion does NOT cause global temperatures to increase directly! Please do not confuse ozone depletion with climate change *************** Climate change questions: 1. What are the greenhouse gasses? 2. How are greenhouse gasses good for the environment? 3. Why can too many greenhouse gasses be bad for the environment? 4. What are the effects of increasing global temperatures?