publication . Article . Other literature type . 2005

Chemical characterization of fog and rain water collected at the eastern Andes cordillera

E. Beiderwieden; Thomas Wrzesinsky; Otto Klemm;
Open Access English
  • Published: 06 Jun 2005
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
Abstract
International audience; During a three month period in 2003 and 2004, the chemistry of fog and rainwater were studied at the "El Tiro" site in a tropical mountain forest ecosystem in Ecuador, South America. The fogwater samples were collected using a passive fog collector, and for the rain water, a standard rain sampler was employed. For all samples, electric conductivity, pH, and the concentrations of NH<sub>4</sub><sup>+</sup>, K<sup>+</sup>, Na<sup>+</sup>, Ca<sup>2+</sup>, Mg<sup>2+</sup>, Cl<sup>-</sup>, NO<sub>3</sub><sup>-</sup>, PO<sub>4</sub><sup>3-</sup>, and SO<sub>4</sub><sup>2-</sup>, were measured. For each fog sample, a 5 day back trajectory was c...
Subjects
free text keywords: [SDU.ENVI]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Continental interfaces, environment, [SDU.OCEAN]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Ocean, Atmosphere, [SDU.STU]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences, Amazonian, Advection, Structural basin, Hydrology, HYSPLIT, Pacific ocean, Mountain forest, Air mass, Rainwater harvesting, lcsh:Technology, lcsh:T, lcsh:Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering, lcsh:TD1-1066, lcsh:Geography. Anthropology. Recreation, lcsh:G, lcsh:Environmental sciences, lcsh:GE1-350
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