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Title: Air pollution: worldwide effects on mountain forests

Author: Rosenthal, Anne M.; Featured: Bytnerowicz, Andrzej

Date: 2004

Source: Science Perspectives PSW-SP-002. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 6 p

Description: Widespread forest decline in remote areas of the Carpathian Mountains has been linked to air pollution from urban and industrial regions. Besides injuring plant tissues directly, pollutants may deposit to soils and water, drastically changing susceptible ecosystems. Researcher Andrzej Bytnerowicz has developed effective methods for assessing air quality over wildlands.

Key Words: Air quality, forest decline, Carpathian mountains

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Rosenthal, Anne M.; Featured: Bytnerowicz, Andrzej  2004.  Air pollution: worldwide effects on mountain forests  Science Perspectives PSW-SP-002. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 6 p.

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