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Soil acidification by atmospheric pollution and forest growthAuthor(s): Bengt Jonsson
Source: In: Dochinger, L. S.; Seliga, T. A., eds. Proceedings of the first international symposium on acid precipitation and the forest ecosystem; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-23. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 837-842
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionIn recent years concern has been expressed about the danger of harmful pollution deposits which affect areas at great distances from the emission sources. The investigation was so designed that a possible reaction in growth resulting from a supposed acidification could be observed as far as possible. A poorer growth development was observed in regions, which are suspected of being more susceptible to acidification than those regions which are presumed to be less susceptible in this respect. We have found no good reason for attributing the reduction in growth to any cause other than acidification.
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CitationJonsson, Bengt. 1976. Soil acidification by atmospheric pollution and forest growth. In: Dochinger, L. S.; Seliga, T. A., eds. Proceedings of the first international symposium on acid precipitation and the forest ecosystem; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-23. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 837-842
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