Project Overview

NSRC researchers conducted three projects on development and application of critical loads to forest and aquatic ecosystems in the Northeast and beyond. Researchers used a computer model to determine critical loads of air pollutants for lake/watershed ecosystems in the Adirondack region of New York. They then applied the model to a watershed at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in New Hampshire to examine how changing climate influences the values of critical loads. Researchers also developed critical loads for effects of atmospheric nitrogen deposition on different ecosystems across the United States.


To determine critical loads of air pollutants in ecosystems of the Adirondack region, and to assess the influence of climate change on the values of critical loads

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Status - Completed

Start date: 2005-01-01

End date: Not available

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