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By H. C. Martin (auth.), Hans C. Martin (eds.)

Since the start of the 1980's, learn has persevered to elucidate and enhance our figuring out of the problern of the ecological effect of acidic precipitation. From September 15-20, 1985, Canada convened the the Muskoka Symposium on Acidic Precipitation to check growth and aid chart the course of destiny reviews. The convention was once held in valuable Ontario, Canada, a zone of heavy sulphate deposition the place aquatic results are obvious. nearly seven hundred humans attended, over 500 of whom have been learn scientists. Over four hundred papers have been awarded. approximately two hundred of the papers are incorporated in those lawsuits, which tagether supply the current cutting-edge of acid rain study. The convention considering atmospheric technological know-how and aquatic and terrestrial results. i've got made a few common observations on growth in clarifying matters and linkages among those parts of analysis. Out­ status concerns which require greatly extra paintings are pointed out. those are my perspectives, encouraged through own bias and constrained through my services. Atmospheric Seiences 3 elements have been lined: dimension recommendations, the particular degree­ ments, and source-receptor relationships.

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NH4+ and N0 3 - increased to extreme concentrations during the whole winter 1984/85 but dropped to lower concentrations from spring 1985. Parallel treatments with limestone plus fertilizer and similar transports of NH4+ and N0 3 - were observed by this treatment. These experimental treatments are part of a long-term study, where new fertilizing techniques will be tested and the effects on tree growth and water chemistry will be studied. yr- 1 ), respectively. As neutral sulphate Na2S04 was used, and as acid sulphate elemental S, which slowly oxidize and produces H 2S0 4 , These studies have started during 1984 and applications of Na2S04 and elemental S were performed in October 1985.

5 Fig. 7 Charge balance model of the ratio S04 2 -(+N0 3-) Ca 2+ + Mg2+ in ~eq·L-l vs H+ -concentration in runoff from long-term monitored catchments in Europe and North America. Data originate from Wright and Johannesen (1980, 1982), Henriksen and Wright (1977), Rosen (1982), Jefferies et al. (1984), Schindler ~ al. (1976), Likens et al. (1977)', and Hultberg (1985b). The increased concentrations of inorganic Al in the lake water may also reduce the p turnover rate in the pelagic system. , 1974).

1980, 'The effect of acid precipitation on tree growth'. In: Drabl6s, D. and Tollan, A. (eds) Ecological impact of acid precipitation. Proc. of an Int. Conf. Sandefjord, Norway, March 11-14, 1980, 64-67. SNSF-project, As, Norway. : 1984, 'Is field experimentation a relevant method to study the effects of change in chemical climate on forest ecosystems'. In: Agren, G. ) State and change of forest ecosystems - indicators in current research. Swed. Univ. Agric. Sci. Dept Ecology & Environmental Research, Report nr 13, 251-259.

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