Impact of altering the water table height of an acidic fen on N2O and NO fluxes and soil concentrations

  title={Impact of altering the water table height of an acidic fen on N2O and NO fluxes and soil concentrations},
  author={S. Goldberg and K. Knorr and C. Blodau and G. Lischeid and G. Gebauer},
  journal={Global Change Biology},
The impact of experimentally intensified summer drought and precipitation on N2O and NO turnover and fluxes was investigated in a minerotrophic fen over a 2-year period. On three treatment plots, drought was induced for 6 and 10 weeks by means of roofs and drainage and decreased water table levels by 0.1–0.3 m compared with three nonmanipulated control plots. When averaged over the three treatment plots, both N2O and NO emission showed only little response to the drought. On the single plot… Expand
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