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Main Title Emission Rates for Biogenic NOX.
Author Ratsch, Hilman C. ; Tingey, David T. ;
CORP Author Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA/600/J-77/139;
Stock Number PB-289 182
Additional Subjects Atmosphere ; Nitrogen oxides ; Air pollution ; Reviews ; Oxidization ; Decomposition reactions ; Vegetation ; Nitrification ; Reprints ; Denitrification
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-289 182 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 30p
Abstract A literature review of biogenic sources of NOx was conducted to determine their emission rates into the atmosphere. NOx are some of the products of microbial denitrification, chemical decomposition of nitrites and the oxidation of organic nitrogen compounds. There appears to be no significant emission of NOx from either oceans or freshwaters. Biogenic emission rates for NO and NO2 from soil range from 0.015 to 0.02 kg NO sq km/hr and 0.01 to 0.2 kg NO2 sq km/hr. Submerged soils, sediments, marshes and swamps could be sources of NOx but emission data are not available. There is no significant evidence of NOx emission from living vegetation. During decay, decomposition and ensiling of vegetation, NOx can be formed. The estimates of NOx emission rates from the above biogenic (soil) sources were computed for a global basis and then compared closely to previously estimated natural global emissions.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Environmental Protection Agency Emission Inventory/Factor Workshop, Held at Raleigh, North Carolina, 13-15 Sep 77, v1 p24/1-24/27, 1977.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Emission Rates for Biogenic NOX.
PUB Date Free Form 1977
Category Codes 13B; 68A
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Primary Description 600/02
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323753130
Origin NTIS
Type CAT