Nitrogen in the Environment Sources Problems and Management

Nitrogen in the Environment: Sources, Problems, and Management is the first volume to provide a holistic perspective and comprehensive treatment of nitrogen from field, to ecosystem, to treatment of urban and rural drinking water supplies, while also including a historical overview, human health impacts and policy considerations. It provides a worldwide perspective on nitrogen and agriculture. Nitrogen is one of the most critical elements required in agricultural systems for the production of crops for feed, food and fiber. The ever-increasing world population requires increasing use of nitrogen in agriculture to supply human needs for dietary protein. Worldwide demand for nitrogen will increase as a direct response to increasing population. Strategies and perspectives are considered to improve nitrogen-use efficiency. Issues of nitrogen in crop and human nutrition, and transport and transformations along the continuum from farm field to ground water, watersheds, streams, rivers, and coastal marine environments are discussed. Described are aerial transport of nitrogen from livestock and agricultural systems and the potential for deposition and impacts. The current status of nitrogen in the environment in selected terrestrial and coastal environments and crop and forest ecosystems and development of emerging technologies to minimize nitrogen impacts on the environment are addressed. The nitrogen cycle provides a framework for assessing broad scale or even global strategies to improve nitrogen use efficiency. Growing human populations are the driving force that requires increased nitrogen inputs. These increasing inputs into the food-production system directly result in increased livestock and human-excretory nitrogen contribution into the environment. The scope of this book is diverse, covering a range of topics and issues from furthering our understanding of nitrogen in the environment to policy considerations at both farm and national scales.

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  • Author : R.F. Follett
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Pages : 538 pages
  • ISBN : 0080537561
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Nitrogen in the Environment

Nitrogen in the Environment
  • Author : J.L. Hatfield,R.F. Follett
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 August 2008
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Nitrogen is one of the most critical elements for all life forms. In agricultural systems it is essential for the production of crops for feed, food, and fiber. The ever-increasing world population requires increasing use of nitrogen in agriculture to supply human needs for dietary protein. Worldwide demand for nitrogen will increase as a direct response to increasing population. Nitrogen in the Environment provides a wholistic perspective and comprehensive treatment of nitrogen. The scope of this book is diverse covering

Nitrogen in the Environment: Sources, Problems and Management

Nitrogen in the Environment: Sources, Problems and Management
  • Author : R.F. Follett,J.L. Hatfield
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release : 17 December 2001
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The nitrogen cycle, historical perspective, and current and potential future concerns / D.R. Keeney and J.L. Hatfield -- Nitrogen transformation and transport processes / Ronald F. Follett -- Importance and effect of nitrogen on crop quality and health / Jürg M. Blumenthal, David D. Baltensperger, Kenneth G. Cassman, Stephen C. Mason and Alexander D. Pavlista -- Utilization and metabolism of nitrogen by humans / Jennifer R. Follett and Ronald F. Follett -- Nitrate losses to surface water through subsurface, tile drainage /

Nitrogen in the Marine Environment

Nitrogen in the Marine Environment
  • Author : Douglas G. Capone,Deborah A. Bronk,Margaret R. Mulholland,Edward J. Carpenter
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 September 2008
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Since the first edition of Nitrogen in the Marine Environment was published in 1983, it has been recognized as the standard in the field. In the time since the book first appeared, there has been tremendous growth in the field with unprecedented discoveries over the past decade that have fundamentally changed the view of the marine nitrogen cycle. As a result, this Second Edition contains twice the amount of information that the first edition contained. This updated edition is now available

Nitrogen Overload

Nitrogen Overload
  • Author : Brian G. Katz
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 June 2020
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An integrated approach to understanding and mitigating the problem of excess nitrogen Human activities generate large amounts of excess nitrogen, which has dramatically altered the nitrogen cycle. Reactive forms of nitrogen, especially nitrate and ammonia, are particularly detrimental. Given the magnitude of the problem, there is an urgent need for information on reactive nitrogen and its effective management. Nitrogen Overload: Environmental Degradation, Ramifications, and Economic Costs presents an integrated, multidisciplinary review of alterations to the nitrogen cycle over the past

WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality

WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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This book presents WHO guidelines for the protection of public health from risks due to a number of chemicals commonly present in indoor air. The substances considered in this review, i.e. benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, naphthalene, nitrogen dioxide, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (especially benzo[a]pyrene), radon, trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene, have indoor sources, are known in respect of their hazardousness to health and are often found indoors in concentrations of health concern. The guidelines are targeted at public health professionals

Soil Nitrogen Uses and Environmental Impacts

Soil Nitrogen Uses and Environmental Impacts
  • Author : Rattan Lal,B. A. Stewart
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 March 2018
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Nitrogen (N) is potentially one of the most complex elements on the Earth. It is necessary for all biological activity, but creates negative impacts on water and air quality. There is a balancing act between deficiency and surplus and the forms of N available further complicate our understanding of the dynamics. Biological fixation provides some plants with N supply while others are totally dependent upon N being available in the soil profile for the roots to extract. Nevertheless, the demand

Nitrogen and Climate Change

Nitrogen and Climate Change
  • Author : Dave Reay
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release : 16 June 2015
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It is the perfect storm. Limited food, water and energy unequally spread between an expanding population, and a warming climate as the bitter icing on the cake. In all these global challenges nitrogen has a leading role to play. In Nitrogen and Climate Change, Dave Reay looks at just how hard-wired into all of human civilisation nitrogen is, and whether the future will see it as our quiet savior or the toxic villain of the piece. Its story is of

Reactive Nitrogen in the Environment

Reactive Nitrogen in the Environment
  • Author : Elizabeth Braun,United Nations Environment Programme. Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics,Woods Hole Research Center (Woods Hole, Mass.)
  • Publisher : UNEP/Earthprint
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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This non-technical report summarises the present scientific understanding of the major issues surrounding reactive nitrogen, and discusses the overarching environmental, human health and economic issues created by both excesses and deficiencies. The report provides case studies of effective policy implementation and reviews emerging policies to show how negative impacts associated with reactive nitrogen may be successfully addressed locally, nationally and regionally, given similar challenges, shared experiences and effective solutions.

Carbon and Nitrogen in the Terrestrial Environment

Carbon and Nitrogen in the Terrestrial Environment
  • Author : R. Nieder,D.K. Benbi
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 30 May 2008
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Carbon and Nitrogen in the Terrestrial Environment is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary description of C and N fluxes between the atmosphere and the terrestrial biosphere; issues related to C and N management in different ecosystems and their implications for the environment and global climate change; and the approaches to mitigate emission of greenhouse gases. Drawing upon the most up-to-date books, journals, bulletins, reports, symposia proceedings and internet sources documenting interrelationships between different aspects of C and N cycling in the terrestrial

Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle

Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle
  • Author : Arvin Mosier,J. Keith Syers,John R. Freney
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release : 10 April 2013
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Nitrogen is an essential element for plant growth and development and a key agricultural input-but in excess it can lead to a host of problems for human and ecological health. Across the globe, distribution of fertilizer nitrogen is very uneven, with some areas subject to nitrogen pollution and others suffering from reduced soil fertility, diminished crop production, and other consequences of inadequate supply. Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle provides a global assessment of the role of nitrogen fertilizer in the

The European Nitrogen Assessment

The European Nitrogen Assessment
  • Author : Mark A. Sutton,Clare M. Howard,Jan Willem Erisman,Gilles Billen,Albert Bleeker,Peringe Grennfelt,Hans van Grinsven,Bruna Grizzetti
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 14 April 2011
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Presenting the first continental-scale assessment of reactive nitrogen in the environment, this book sets the related environmental problems in context by providing a multidisciplinary introduction to the nitrogen cycle processes. Issues of upscaling from farm plot and city to national and continental scales are addressed in detail with emphasis on opportunities for better management at local to global levels. The five key societal threats posed by reactive nitrogen are assessed, providing a framework for joined-up management of the nitrogen cycle