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Title: Fossil fuel burning in Taylor Valley, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica: Estimating the role of scientific activities on carbon and nitrogen reservoirs and fluxes

Abstract

Particulate organic and elemental carbon and nitrogen as well as NO{sub x} fluxes from scientific activities have been computed for Taylor Valley, Antarctica ({approximately}78{degree} S). These authropogenic fluxes have been compared to both the natural fluxes and landscape reservoirs as determined from Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) investigations in the valley. The anthropogenic, nongaseous carbon fluxes are minor compared to the natural fluxes, while the anthropogenic NO{sub x} flux may be potentially important over decadal time scales.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL (US)
OSTI Identifier:
20080506
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Environmental Science and Technology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 34; Journal Issue: 9; Other Information: PBD: 1 May 2000; Journal ID: ISSN 0013-936X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; 02 PETROLEUM; 03 NATURAL GAS; 04 OIL SHALES AND TAR SANDS; ANTARCTICA; AIR POLLUTION; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; FOSSIL FUELS; NITROGEN OXIDES; AIR POLLUTION MONITORING; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; COMBUSTION PRODUCTS

Citation Formats

Lyons, W.B., Nezat, C.A., Welch, K.A., Kottmeier, S.T., and Doran, P.T. Fossil fuel burning in Taylor Valley, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica: Estimating the role of scientific activities on carbon and nitrogen reservoirs and fluxes. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.1021/es990794l.
Lyons, W.B., Nezat, C.A., Welch, K.A., Kottmeier, S.T., & Doran, P.T. Fossil fuel burning in Taylor Valley, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica: Estimating the role of scientific activities on carbon and nitrogen reservoirs and fluxes. United States. doi:10.1021/es990794l.
Lyons, W.B., Nezat, C.A., Welch, K.A., Kottmeier, S.T., and Doran, P.T. Mon . "Fossil fuel burning in Taylor Valley, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica: Estimating the role of scientific activities on carbon and nitrogen reservoirs and fluxes". United States. doi:10.1021/es990794l.
@article{osti_20080506,
title = {Fossil fuel burning in Taylor Valley, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica: Estimating the role of scientific activities on carbon and nitrogen reservoirs and fluxes},
author = {Lyons, W.B. and Nezat, C.A. and Welch, K.A. and Kottmeier, S.T. and Doran, P.T.},
abstractNote = {Particulate organic and elemental carbon and nitrogen as well as NO{sub x} fluxes from scientific activities have been computed for Taylor Valley, Antarctica ({approximately}78{degree} S). These authropogenic fluxes have been compared to both the natural fluxes and landscape reservoirs as determined from Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) investigations in the valley. The anthropogenic, nongaseous carbon fluxes are minor compared to the natural fluxes, while the anthropogenic NO{sub x} flux may be potentially important over decadal time scales.},
doi = {10.1021/es990794l},
journal = {Environmental Science and Technology},
issn = {0013-936X},
number = 9,
volume = 34,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {5}
}