Algirdas Augustaitis

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Outcomes from the 22nd meeting for Specialists in Air Pollution Effects on Forest Ecosystems "Forests under Anthropogenic Pressure--Effects of Air Pollution, Climate Change and Urban Development", September 10-16, 2006, Riverside, CA, are summarized. Tropospheric or ground-level ozone (O3) is still the phytotoxic air pollutant of major interest. Challenging(More)
Long-term investigations of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) growth were carried out in the vicinity of one of the biggest air pollution sources in Lithuania—mineral fertilizers plant “Achema.” It is detected that initial stages of the dynamic tree response to the external stress factors in the polluted environment with an increased quantity of nitrogen(More)
logical Reactions of Forests to Climate Change and Air Pollution'' was held in Kaunas/Lithuania under the auspices of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), represented by the Working Group 7.01.00 (chaired by Andrzej Bytnerowicz and Elena Paoletti) on ''Impacts of Air Pollution and Climate Change on Forest Ecosystems.'' Local(More)
The present study aimed to detect sensitivity of beech trees (Fagus sylvatica L.) to meteorological parameters and air pollution by acidifying species as well as to surface ozone outside their north-eastern distribution range. Data set since 1981 of Preila EMEP station enabled to establish that hot Summers, cold dormant, and dry and cold first-half of(More)
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