Atmospheric N Deposition Increases Organic N Loss from Temperate Forests

@article{Brookshire2007AtmosphericND,
  title={Atmospheric N Deposition Increases Organic N Loss from Temperate Forests},
  author={E. N. Jack Brookshire and H. Maurice Valett and S. A. Thomas and Jackson R. Webster},
  journal={Ecosystems},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={252-262}
}
Atmospheric deposition of nitrogen (N) resulting from fossil fuel combustion has increased N inputs to temperate forests worldwide with large consequences for forest productivity and water quality. Recent work has illustrated that dissolved organic N (DON) often dominates N loss from unpolluted forests and that the relative magnitude of dissolved inorganic N (DIN) loss increases with atmospheric loading. In contrast to DIN, DON loss is thought to be controlled by soil dynamics that operate… Expand

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