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Title: Acid deposition effects on forest composition and growth on the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia
Author: Elias, P.E.; Burger, J.A.; Adams, M.B.;
Source: Forest Ecology and Management. 258: 2175-2182.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Description: The northern and central Appalachian forests are subject to high levels of atmospheric acid deposition (AD), which has been shown in some forests to negatively impact forest growth as well as predispose the forest system to damage from secondary stresses. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the possible contribution of AD to changes in composition and productivity of the Monongahela National Forest, and to evaluate soil-based indicators of acidification that might be useful for detecting AD-related forest changes. Soils adjacent to 30 Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) sites were sampled and analyzed for a suite of acidity indicators.
Keywords: acid deposition, Monongahela National Forest, soil acidity
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Elias, P.E.; Burger, J.A.; Adams, M.B. 2009. Acid deposition effects on forest composition and growth on the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia. Forest Ecology and Management. 258: 2175-2182.
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