Difficulties in Measuring Wet and Dry Deposition on Forest Canopies and Soil Surfaces

  • James N. Galloway
  • Geoffrey G. Parker
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 4)


Our ability to determine the effects of wet and dry deposition of acidic substances on soils and forests is directly dependent on:
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    The identification of the important wet- and dry-deposition processes.

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    The determination of the nature of the effect, i.e. cumulative versus episodic, relative to the depositional process.

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    The quantitative measurement of the deposition rates of each process.



Leaf Surface Trapping Efficiency Episodic Effect Inert Surface Foliar Uptake 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • James N. Galloway
    • 1
  • Geoffrey G. Parker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Environmental SciencesUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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