Acid rain in the Adirondacks : an environmental history / Jerry Jenkins ... [et al.].

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Ithaca : Comstock Pub. Associates/Cornell University Press, 2007.
Description
ix, 246 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cm.

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Notes
"Published in association with the Adirondack Lakes Survey Corporation with the support of the Wildlife Conservation Society, United States Environmental Protection Agency, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and New York State Energy and Development Authority."
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-238) and index.
Contents
Introduction and synopsis -- Primer and glossary -- Adirondacks research begins. The lake-watershed studies ; Reconstructing lake histories -- The big synoptic studies, 1984-1991. The Eastern Lake Survey, 1984-1986 ; The Adirondack Lakes Survey, 1984-1987 ; The Pirla Project -- The cycling of sulfur and nitrogen. Sulfur adsorption and sulfur cycling ; Nitrogen cycling and nitrogen balances ; Nitrogen peaks in lakes, meltwater, and streams ; Nitrogen saturation of watersheds -- The cycling and loss of calcium -- Wetlands, carbon, and mercury. The mercury problem and the mercury cycle -- Fish, acids, and aquatic ecology -- Monitoring and trends. Trends in emissions and deposition ; Trends in Adirondack lakes and streams ; Regional trends ; Watershed monitoring at Arbutus Lake -- Conclusions.
ISBN
  • 9780801446511 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0801446511 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780801474248 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0801474248 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2007022215
OCLC
137325183
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