Nitrogen in the Environment: Sources, Problems and Management

Nitrogen in the Environment: Sources, Problems and Management

by R.F. Follett, J.L. Hatfield

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ISBN-13: 9780080537566
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/03/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 538
File size: 9 MB

Table of Contents

About the Editors.
List of Contributors.
Section 1: Background and Importance of Nitrogen.
1. The nitrogen cycle, historical perspective, and current and potential future concerns (D.R. Keeney, J.L. Hatfield).
2. Nitrogen transformation and transport processes (R.F. Follett).
3. Importance and effect of nitrogen on crop quality and health (J.M. Blumenthal, et al.).
4. Utilization and metabolism of nitrogen by humans (J.R. Follett, R.F. Follett).
Section 2: Water Quality.
5. Nitrate losses to surface water through subsurface, tile drainage (G.W. Randall, M.J. Goss).
6. Nitrogen in groundwater associated with agricultural systems (M.R. Burkart, J.D. Stoner).
7. The importance and role of watersheds in the transport of nitrogen (T.J. Sauer, et al.).
8. Nitrogen transport and fate in European streams, rivers, lakes and wetlands (B. Kronvang, et al.).
9. Nitrogen effects on coastal marine ecosystems (J.R. Kelly).
Section 3: Atmospheric Effects.
10. Gaseous nitrogen emissions from livestock farming systems (O. Oenema, et al.).
11. Exchange of gaseous nitrogen compounds between terrestrial systems and the atmosphere (A.R. Mosier).
12. The impacts of nitrogen deposition on forest ecosystems (K.J. Nadelhoffer).
Section 4: Emerging Prediction and Management Technologies.
13. On-farm technologies and practices to improve nitrogen use efficiency (N.R. Kitchen, K.W.T. Goulding).
14. Developing software for livestock manure and nutrient management in the USA (P.J. Hess, B.C. Joern, J.A. Lory).
15. Field techniques for modeling nitrogen management (M.J. Shaffer, J.A. Delgado).
16. Simulated effects of land use, soil texture, and precipitation on N gas emissions using DAYCENT (S.J. Del Grosso, et al.).
17. Remediation of drinking water for rural populations (W.J. Hunter).
18. Remediation at the water treatment plant (L.D. McMullen).
Section 5: Economic and Policy Issues.
19. Nitrogen management by producers: A multiple scale perspective (P.J. Nowak, et al.).
20. New policy directions (A.P. Manale).
Appendix.
Abbreviations.
Units of Measure.
Index.

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