Environmental Pollution

The Impact of Nitrogen Deposition on Natural and Semi-Natural Ecosystems

Editors: Langan, S.J. (Ed.)

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This book provides an up-to-date synthesis of the understanding of the interaction between the emission of nitrogen, its deposition and impact on the most important components of natural and semi-natural ecosystems. The work consists of contributions from internationally renowned research scientists. Individual chapters deal with the factors and processes related to nitrogen deposition and soils, non-forest vegetation communities, forest ecosystems, and surface waters. The assessment of these impacts is discussed in terms of setting critical loads. The book is aimed at researchers, advanced course students and policy makers/advisors involved with aspects of the impact of air pollution.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Nitrogen Deposition: Sources, Impacts and Responses in Natural and Semi-Natural Ecosystems

    Hornung, M. (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Spatial and Temporal Aspects of Nitrogen Deposition

    Metcalfe, S. E. (et al.)

    Pages 15-50

  • The Role of Plant and Soil Processes in Determining the Fate of Atmospheric Nitrogen

    Williams, B. L. (et al.)

    Pages 51-84

  • The Impact of Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition on Vegetation Processes in Terrestrial, Non-Forest Ecosystems

    Aerts, R. (et al.)

    Pages 85-122

  • Factors Influencing Nitrogen Saturation in Forest Ecosystems: Advances in Our Understanding Since the Mid 1980s

    Wilson, E. J. (et al.)

    Pages 123-152

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Impact of Nitrogen Deposition on Natural and Semi-Natural Ecosystems
Editors
  • S.J. Langan
Series Title
Environmental Pollution
Series Volume
3
Copyright
1999
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-3356-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-3356-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-412-81040-4
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-4025-1
Series ISSN
1566-0745
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 251
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