Nitrogen in Terrestrial Ecosystems

Questions of Productivity, Vegetational Changes, and Ecosystem Stability

  • Carl Olof Tamm

Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 81)

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Introduction

Nitrogen is a key element in ecosystem processes. Aspects of local and global changes in nitrogen in both undisturbed and disturbed conditions are discussed. Environmental changes caused by pollution from nitrogenous compounds and changes in landuse are also described. Organisms, plants, animals and microorganisms are all affecting nitrogen supply. Emphasis is placed on natural and anthropogenic transfer of nitrogen between ecosystems and also on the interaction of nitrogen with other bioelements.

Keywords

Landbewirtschaftung Stickstoff Verschmutzung ecosystem ecosystem processes environment microorganism nitrogen pollution terrestrial ecosystem terrestrial ecosystems Ökosysteme

Authors and affiliations

  • Carl Olof Tamm
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.BrommaSweden
  2. 2.Department of Ecology and Environmental ResearchSwedish University of Agricultural SciencesUppsalaSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-75168-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-75170-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-75168-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0070-8356
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