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|Highlight ID||Title||Strategic Program Area(s)||Year||Station|
|Air-Pollution Thresholds Protect Ecosystems|
Research benefits air-quality specialists, land managers, scientists, and policymakers
|Water, Air, and Soil||2012||PSW|
|Development of Critical Loads and Critical Load Exceedance Maps for Protecting California Ecosystems from Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition|
More than 50,000 km2 of the land area in California receive atmospheric deposition inputs of at least 10 kg N/ha/yr. Many ecosystems are negativ ...
|Water, Air, and Soil||2010||PSW|
|Ecosystem services affected by atmospheric nitrogen seposition|
Forest Service scientists describe the ecosystem services affected by chronic N deposition in the southern California coastal sage scrub vegetat ...
|Wildlife and Fish|
Water, Air, and Soil
|Effects of a Megafire on Air Quality|
Few studies have addressed the effects of forest fires on atmospheric levels of reactive nitrogen pollutants, which function as precursors to oz ...
|Water, Air, and Soil||2016||PSW|
|Industrial Air Pollution May Have Ecological Consequences|
Elevated concentrations of ammonia can negatively impact lichen communities and elevated levels of nitrogen and sulfur deposition can potentiall ...
|Water, Air, and Soil|
Inventory and Monitoring
|Vulnerability of High Elevation Lakes of the Sierra Nevada to Atmospheric Acidic Deposition|
In at least some years, hundreds of wilderness lakes are likely receiving acid loading in excess of their buffering capacity. The most vulnerabl ...
|Water, Air, and Soil||2014||PSW|