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North Central Research Station


North Central Research Station
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St. Paul, MN 55108

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United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

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Note: In October 2006, the North Central Research Station and the Northeastern Research Station joined to form the Northern Research Station. New publications are being added to the Northern Research Station Publications & Data site.

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Title: Forest atmosphere carbon transfer and storage (FACTS-II) the aspen Free-air CO2 and O3 Enrichment (FACE) project: an overview.

Author: Dickson, R.E.; Lewin, K.F.; Isebrands, J.G.; Coleman, M.D.; Heilman, W.E.; Riemenschneider, D.E.; Sober, J.; Host, G.E.; Zak, D.R.; Hendrey, G.R.; Pregitzer, K.S.; Karnosky, D.F.

Year: 2000

Publication: General Technical Report NC-214. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Abstract: This publication briefly reviews the impact of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide and tropospheric ozone on global climate change, and the response of forest trees to these atmospheric pollutants and their interactions; points out the need for large-scale field experiments to evaluate the response of plants to these environmental stresses; and describes the development, operational parameters, experimental methods, and the potential research scope of the aspen Free-air Carbon dioxide and ozone Enrichment (FACE) project.

Key Words: climate change, carbon dioxide, tropospheric ozone, carbon sequestration, carbon-nitrogen cycles, biogeochemical cycles, insect-disease interactions, northern hardwood ecosystems

File Size: 1997 kb's


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