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Record number 302173
Title Modelling abiotic site factors in response to atmospheric deposition and upward seepage
Author(s) Kros, J.; Reinds, G.J.; Vries, W. de; Latour, J.B.; Bollen, M.
Source In: Scenario studies for the rural environment; selected and edited proceedings of the symposium Scenario Studies for the Rural Environment, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 12-15 September 1994. Dordrecht etc., Kluwer, 1995. Environ. & Policy 5 / Schoute, J.F.T., Finke, P.A., Veeneklaas, F.R., Wolfert, H.P., - p. 445 - 448.
Department(s) Winand Staring Centre for Integrated Land, Soil and Water Research
Publication type Contribution in proceedings
Publication year 1995
Abstract Changes in vegetation are often caused by changes in abiotic site factors, such as pH, nitrogen availability and soil moisture. In order to evaluate the effects of eutrophication, acidification and drought on site factors, the SMART2 model has been developed. For the Netherlands, combinations of two acidification and two seepage scenarios (1990-2050) were evaluated with SMART2. Results showed that deposition reductions lead to a relatively fast improvement of the site factors, increase in pH and basesaturation, and decrease in nitrogen availability. A reduction in groundwater extractions by 25% has little or no effect on pH and nitrogen availability.
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