Daily, monthly, seasonal, and annual ammonia emissions from Southern High Plains cattle feedyards.

Abstract

Ammonia emitted from beef cattle feedyards adds excess reactive N to the environment, contributes to degraded air quality as a precursor to secondary particulate matter, and represents a significant loss of N from beef cattle feedyards. We used open path laser spectroscopy and an inverse dispersion model to quantify daily, monthly, seasonal, and annual NH… (More)
DOI: 10.2134/jeq2010.0307

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