Does nitrate deposition following astrophysical ionizing radiation events pose an additional threat to amphibians?

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Thomas, Brian C.; Honeyman, Michelle D.;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1089/ast.2007.0262
  • Subject: Astrophysics | Physics - Geophysics | Quantitative Biology - Populations and Evolution

It is known that amphibians are especially susceptible to the combination of heightened UVB radiation and increased nitrate concentrations. Various astrophysical events have been suggested as sources of ionizing radiation that could pose a threat to life on Earth, throu... View more
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