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- Gilliam, Frank S.; Welch, Nicole Turrill; Phillips, Anne Hockenberry; Billmyer, Jake H.; Peterjohn, William T.; Fowler, Zachariah K.; Walter, Christopher A.; Burnham, Mark B.; May, Jeffrey D.; Adams, Mary Beth
- Ecosphere 2016 v.7 no.4
- hardwood forests, etc ; Rubus; ammonium sulfate; atmospheric deposition; community structure; data collection; emissions; forest canopy; forested watersheds; ground vegetation; herbaceous plants; nitrogen; prediction; species diversity; terrestrial ecosystems; vascular plants; West Virginia; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Increasing rates of atmospheric deposition of nitrogen (N) present a novel threat to the biodiversity of terrestrial ecosystems. Many forests are particularly susceptible to excess N given their proximity to sources of anthropogenic N emissions. This study summarizes results of a 25‐yr treatment of an entire central Appalachian hardwood forest watershed via aerial applications of N with a focus on ...