Sulfur Dioxide Absorbed in Rain Water

  • Gode Gravenhorst
  • Sigfried Beilke
  • Martin Betz
  • Hans-Walter Georgii
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 4)


The chemical composition of a rain drop is the integral result of the incorporation of aerosol particles as well as the absorption of trace gases. Both processes are effective from the beginning of heterogeneous nucleation of water molecules which forms a cloud element and continue until the rain drop reaches the ground.


Sulfur Dioxide Aerosol Particle Rain Water Total Sulfur Rain Drop 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gode Gravenhorst
    • 1
  • Sigfried Beilke
    • 2
  • Martin Betz
    • 3
  • Hans-Walter Georgii
    • 3
  1. 1.Inst. f. Atmosphärische ChemieKernforschungsanlage JülichJülichGermany
  2. 2.UmweltbundesamtPilot-stationFrankfurtGermany
  3. 3.Inst. f. Meteorologie und GeophysikFrankfurtGermany

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