Modelling nitrogen fluxes at the landscape scale

M. R. Theobald* (Corresponding Author), U. Dragosits, C. J. Place, J. U. Smith, M. Sozanska, L. Brown, D. Scholefield, A. Del Prado, J. Webb, P. G. Whitehead, A. Angus, I. D. Hodge, D. Fowler, M. A. Sutton

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Abstract

The distribution and impacts of different nitrogen pollutants are inextricably linked. To understand the problem fully, the interactions between the different pollutants need to be taken into account. This is particularly important when it comes to abatement techniques, since measures to reduce emissions of one nitrogen pollutant can often lead to an increase in another. This project represents a step towards greater understanding of these issues by linking together new and existing nitrogen flux models into a larger framework. The modelling framework has been constructed and some of the nitrogen flows between fields, farms and the atmosphere have been modelled for a UK study area for typical farm management scenarios.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)135-142
Number of pages8
JournalWater, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus
Volume4
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2004

Keywords

  • Ammonia
  • Deposition
  • Dispersion
  • Emission
  • Integrated pollution control
  • Landscape-scale
  • Modelling
  • Nitrogen

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Water Science and Technology
  • Pollution
  • Earth-Surface Processes
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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    Theobald, M. R., Dragosits, U., Place, C. J., Smith, J. U., Sozanska, M., Brown, L., Scholefield, D., Del Prado, A., Webb, J., Whitehead, P. G., Angus, A., Hodge, I. D., Fowler, D., & Sutton, M. A. (2004). Modelling nitrogen fluxes at the landscape scale. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus, 4(6), 135-142. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11267-004-3023-3