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Just enough of a good thing: Ecosystem services and the management of nitrogen

Citation:

COMPTON, J. E. Just enough of a good thing: Ecosystem services and the management of nitrogen. Presented at Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University, Portland, OR, January 11, 2012.

Impact/Purpose:

From factory emissions to fertilizer, people have dramatically altered the global nitrogen cycle.

Description:

From factory emissions to fertilizer, people have dramatically altered the global nitrogen cycle. The effects are often harmful, such as groundwater pollution with nitrate here in Oregon. Jana Compton will present EPA research that connects the impacts of nitrogen to ecosystem services and human well-being. This research is helping improve awareness and management of reactive nitrogen in our air, soil, and water.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/ABSTRACT)
Product Published Date: 01/11/2012
Record Last Revised: 12/12/2012
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 240905