International Journal of Biometeorology

, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp 211–221 | Cite as

Part A Remarks on the physics of atmospheric ions (natural and artificial)

  • Hans Dolezalek
Basic Comments on the Physics, Occurrence in the Atmosphere, and Possible Biological Effects of Air Ions


After a listing of the differences between fast and slow (small and large) ions and a description of the electrical environment for the atmospheric ions, characteristics, generation, and termination of the fast and the slow ions are discussed. A special chapter deals with the alledged cleansing effect of an overabundance of ions. The contribution ends with some remarks concerning measuring techniques.


Plant Physiology Measuring Technique Environmental Medicine Special Chapter Electrical Environment 
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  • Hans Dolezalek
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  1. 1.AlexandriaUSA

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