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Ecosystem responses to differing ratios of reduced and oxidised nitrogen inputs. / Stevens, Carly; Manning, P.; van den Berg, L.; Lamers, L.; de Graaf, M.C.C.; Wamelink, W.; Boxman, A.; Bleeker, A.; Vergeer, P.; Arroniz-Crespo, M.; Limpens, J.; Bobbink, R.; Dorland, E.

In: Environmental Pollution, Vol. 159, No. 3, 03.2011, p. 665-676.

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Stevens, C, Manning, P, van den Berg, L, Lamers, L, de Graaf, MCC, Wamelink, W, Boxman, A, Bleeker, A, Vergeer, P, Arroniz-Crespo, M, Limpens, J, Bobbink, R & Dorland, E 2011, 'Ecosystem responses to differing ratios of reduced and oxidised nitrogen inputs', Environmental Pollution, vol. 159, no. 3, pp. 665-676. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2010.12.008

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Stevens, C., Manning, P., van den Berg, L., Lamers, L., de Graaf, M. C. C., Wamelink, W., Boxman, A., Bleeker, A., Vergeer, P., Arroniz-Crespo, M., Limpens, J., Bobbink, R., & Dorland, E. (2011). Ecosystem responses to differing ratios of reduced and oxidised nitrogen inputs. Environmental Pollution, 159(3), 665-676. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2010.12.008

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Stevens C, Manning P, van den Berg L, Lamers L, de Graaf MCC, Wamelink W et al. Ecosystem responses to differing ratios of reduced and oxidised nitrogen inputs. Environmental Pollution. 2011 Mar;159(3):665-676. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2010.12.008

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Stevens, Carly ; Manning, P. ; van den Berg, L. ; Lamers, L. ; de Graaf, M.C.C. ; Wamelink, W. ; Boxman, A. ; Bleeker, A. ; Vergeer, P. ; Arroniz-Crespo, M. ; Limpens, J. ; Bobbink, R. ; Dorland, E. / Ecosystem responses to differing ratios of reduced and oxidised nitrogen inputs. In: Environmental Pollution. 2011 ; Vol. 159, No. 3. pp. 665-676.

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title = "Ecosystem responses to differing ratios of reduced and oxidised nitrogen inputs",
abstract = "While it is well established that ecosystems display strong responses to elevated nitrogen deposition, the importance of the ratio between the dominant forms of deposited nitrogen (NHx and NOy) in determining ecosystem response is poorly understood. As large changes in the ratio of oxidised and reduced nitrogen inputs are occurring, this oversight requires attention. One reason for this knowledge gap is that plants experience a different NHx:NOy ratio in soil to that seen in atmospheric deposits because atmospheric inputs are modified by soil transformations, mediated by soil pH. Consequently species of neutral and alkaline habitats are less likely to encounter high NH4+ concentrations than species from acid soils. We suggest that the response of vascular plant species to changing ratios of NHx:NOy deposits will be driven primarily by a combination of soil pH and nitrification rates. Testing this hypothesis requires a combination of experimental and survey work in a range of systems.",
keywords = "Ammonium toxicity, Atmospheric nitrogen deposition, NHx:NOy ratio , Mitigation , Nitrogen cycling , Nitrification , Plant communities , Soil acidification",
author = "Carly Stevens and P. Manning and {van den Berg}, L. and L. Lamers and {de Graaf}, M.C.C. and W. Wamelink and A. Boxman and A. Bleeker and P. Vergeer and M. Arroniz-Crespo and J. Limpens and R. Bobbink and E. Dorland",
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RIS

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AU - Stevens, Carly

AU - Manning, P.

AU - van den Berg, L.

AU - Lamers, L.

AU - de Graaf, M.C.C.

AU - Wamelink, W.

AU - Boxman, A.

AU - Bleeker, A.

AU - Vergeer, P.

AU - Arroniz-Crespo, M.

AU - Limpens, J.

AU - Bobbink, R.

AU - Dorland, E.

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AB - While it is well established that ecosystems display strong responses to elevated nitrogen deposition, the importance of the ratio between the dominant forms of deposited nitrogen (NHx and NOy) in determining ecosystem response is poorly understood. As large changes in the ratio of oxidised and reduced nitrogen inputs are occurring, this oversight requires attention. One reason for this knowledge gap is that plants experience a different NHx:NOy ratio in soil to that seen in atmospheric deposits because atmospheric inputs are modified by soil transformations, mediated by soil pH. Consequently species of neutral and alkaline habitats are less likely to encounter high NH4+ concentrations than species from acid soils. We suggest that the response of vascular plant species to changing ratios of NHx:NOy deposits will be driven primarily by a combination of soil pH and nitrification rates. Testing this hypothesis requires a combination of experimental and survey work in a range of systems.

KW - Ammonium toxicity

KW - Atmospheric nitrogen deposition

KW - NHx:NOy ratio

KW - Mitigation

KW - Nitrogen cycling

KW - Nitrification

KW - Plant communities

KW - Soil acidification

U2 - 10.1016/j.envpol.2010.12.008

DO - 10.1016/j.envpol.2010.12.008

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JO - Environmental Pollution

JF - Environmental Pollution

SN - 0269-7491

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