Languages:

Sulphate

Similar term(s): sulfate, sulphur oxides.

Definition:

Sulphate is a salt of sulphuric acid. It refers both to the SO42- anion and to any compound that contains this ion.

More:

In air, sulphates occur as microscopic particles (aerosols) resulting from the combustion of fossil fuel and biomass that contain sulphur. They increase the acidity of the atmosphere and form acid rain

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Acid rain - Sulphur dioxide (SO2)

Translation(s):

Español: Sulfatos
Français: Sulfate

Related publications:
FacebookTwitterEmail
  • ABC - DEF - GHI - JKL - MNO - PQRS - TUV - WXYZ
  • Themes covered
    Publications A-Z
    Leaflets

    Video