The organic nature and atmosphere-climate dependency of nitrogen loss from forest watershed ecosystems
Brookshire, E. N. J.
- Publisher: Virginia Tech
nitrogen | cycling | DIN | DON | climate | atmosphere | temperate forest | DOC | watershed | biogeochemistry | stream | soil
In this dissertation I describe how coupled internal cycling and external forcing from the atmosphere and climate can regulate the dynamics of nitrogen (N) loss from forest watersheds. I address three major gaps in our understanding of the global N cycle: 1) the role o...