Diffusion-Reaction Models of Denitrification in Soil Microsites

  • Jonathan R. M. Arah
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 56)


Soil is a structured three-dimensional medium, exhibiting physical, chemical and biological heterogeneity over a wide range of scales. It is subject both to gradual and to rapid temporal change. Accommodating these features within a model of soil denitrification poses a number of problems.


Nitrous Oxide Denitrification Rate Reaction Potential Oxidisable Organic Matter Rapid Temporal Change 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan R. M. Arah
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  1. 1.The Edinburgh School of AgricultureEdinburghUK

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