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Study of acid rain in Hong Kong : final report submitted for the provision of service to the Environmental Protection Department, HKSAR (Tender Ref AS 99-417)

Authors Fang, Ming
Lau, Pui-sang
Wong, Hiu-Lam
Tam, Alex
To, King-Lun
Krewitt, Wolfram
Heck, Thomas
Droste-Franke, Bert
Issue Date 2001-03
Summary In Hong Kong, the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) started an acid rain monitoring program since the middle of 1980s. The present study was a desktop review exercise on the local available data in accessing the current situation of acid rain and its potential trend for the future. Acid rain data (wet and dry deposition) collected by the EPD stations and other sources were systematically reviewed and statistically analysed. The potential impacts by acid rain per se on the local ecosystems were assessed both in physical and monetary terms as far as possible. Major conclusions drawn the studies are listed below.
Language English
Format Technical report
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