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Linking Nitrogen and Ecosystem Services

Sustainable and Healthy Communities Research Program
Integrated Management of Reactive Nitrogen Project (2012-)

National Nitrogen Source Inventory

Ecosystem Services Research Program (2008-2011)

Nitrogen Newsletter - a compilation of links to recent publications, news and reports related to the cycling, effects and management of nitrogen.

Available Products/Publications from ESRP and SHC Nitrogen:

Baron, J.S., E.K. Hall, B.T. Nolan, J.C. Finlay, E.S. Bernhardt, J.A. Harrison, F. Chan, and E.W. Boyer. 2012. The interactive effects of excess reactive nitrogen and climate change on aquatic ecosystems and water resources of the United States. Biogeochemistry http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10533-012-9788-y  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Bash JO, Walker JT, Katul GG, Jones MR, Nemitz E, Robarge W. 2010. Estimation of in-canopy ammonia sources and sinks in a Zea mays canopy. Environ Sci Technol 44(5):1683-1689. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es9037269  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Beaulieu JJ, Shuster WD, Rebholz JA. 2010. Nitrous oxide emissions from a large, impounded river: The Ohio River. Environ Sci Technol, 44(19):7527-7533. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es1016735  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Compton, J.E., R.L Dennis, H.A. Walker, W.B. Milstead, S.J. Jordan, B.H. Hill, K.M. Fritz, R. Devereux, B.R. Johnson, J.J. Beaulieu, J.S. Latimer, J.A. Lynch, R.G. Waite, and C.C. Davis. 2009. Linking ecosystem services and nitrogen: Science to improve management of nitrogen in air, land and water. Ecosystem Services Research Program, Pollutant Specific Studies: Nitrogen Regulation Services Implementation Plan. U.S. EPA, Office of Research and Development. EPA/600/R-09/091

Compton, J.E., Harrison J, Dennis RL, Greaver TL, Hill BH, Jordan SJ, Walker H, Campbell HV. 2011. Ecosystem services altered by human changes in the nitrogen cycle: a new perspective for US decision making. Ecol Lett 14(8):804-815. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01631.x  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Cooter EJ, Bash JO, Walker JT, Jones MR, Robarge W. 2010. Estimation of NH3 bi-directional flux from managed agricultural soils. Atmos Environ 44(17): 2107-2115. Available from:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.02.044  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Dennis RL, Mathur R, Pleim J, Walker J, 2010. Fate of ammonia emissions at the local to regional scale as simulated by the Community Multiscale Air Quality model. Atmos Pollut Res 1:207-214. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.5094/APR.2010.027  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Hill B, Bolgrien D. 2011. Nitrogen removal by streams and rivers of the Upper Mississippi River basin. Biogeochemistry 102(1-3):183-194. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10533-010-9431-8  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Hill B, Bolgrien D, Herlihy A, Jicha T, Angradi T. 2011. A synoptic survey of nitrogen and phosphorus in tributary streams and great rivers of the Upper Mississippi, Missouri, and Ohio River basins. Water Air Soil Poll 216(1-4):605-619. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11270-010-0556-0  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Hill B, Elonen C, Jicha T, Bolgrien D, Moffett M. 2010. Sediment microbial enzyme activity as an indicator of nutrient limitation in the great rivers of the Upper Mississippi River basin. Biogeochemistry 97(2-3):195-209. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10533-009-9366-0  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Hollister JW, Milstead WB. 2010. Using GIS to estimate lake volume from limited data. Lake Reserv Manage 26(3):194-199. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07438141.2010.504321  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Houlton, B., E. Boyer, A. Finzi, J. Galloway, A. Leach, D. Liptzin, J. Melillo, T. Rosenstock, D. Sobota, and A. Townsend. 2012. Intentional versus unintentional nitrogen use in the United States: trends, efficiency and implications. Biogeochemistry http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10533-012-9801-5  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Jordan S, Stoffer J, Nestlerode J. 2011. Wetlands as sinks for reactive nitrogen at continental and global scales: A meta-analysis. Ecosystems 14(1):144-155. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-010-9400-z  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Liu L, Greaver TL. 2009. A review of nitrogen enrichment effects on three biogenic GHGs: the CO2 sink may be largely offset by stimulated N2O and CH4 emission. Ecol Lett 12(10):1103-1117. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01351.x  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Liu L, Greaver TL. 2010. A global perspective on belowground carbon dynamics under nitrogen enrichment. Ecol Lett 13(7):819-828. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2010.01482.x  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

McCrackin, M.L., J. A. Harrison, J.E. Compton. 2013. Using model comparisons to understand sources of nitrogen delivered to US coastal areas. Biogeochemistry. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10533-012-9809-x  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

McCrackin, M. L., J. A. Harrison, and J. E. Compton.  2014.  Factors influencing export of dissolved inorganic nitrogen by major rivers: A new, seasonal, spatially explicit, global model, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 28, 269–285, doi:10.1002/2013GB004723. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013GB004723/full  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

McCrackin, M.L., J.A. Harrison and J.E. Compton. (2014). Future Riverine Nitrogen Export to Coastal Regions in the United States: Prospects for Improving Water Quality. Journal of Environmental Quality. doi:10.2134/jeq2014.02.0081 https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/jeq/articles/0/0/jeq2014.02.0081  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Moore, R.B., C.M. Johnston, R.A. Smith and B. Milstead. 2011. Source and Delivery of Nutrients to Receiving Waters in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic Regions of the United States.  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association.

Porter, E. M., W. D. Bowman, C. M. Clark, J. E. Compton, L. H. Pardo, and J. L. Soong. 2012. Interactive effects of anthropogenic nitrogen enrichment and climate change on terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity (PDF) (28 pp, 1MB). Exit EPA Disclaimer Biogeochemistry:1-28. 10.1007/s10533-012-9803-3

Sobota, D.J., J.E. Compton and J.A. Harrison. 2013. Reactive nitrogen in the United States: How certain are we about current input and sources? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/110216  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Spence, P.L., and S.J. Jordan. 2013. Effects of nitrogen inputs on freshwater wetland ecosystem services–A Bayesian network analysis. Journal of environmental management, 124, 91-99. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.03.029  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Weitzman, J. N., Forshay, K. J., Kaye, J. P., Mayer, P. M., Koval, J. C., & Walter, R. C. 2014.  Potential nitrogen and carbon processing in a landscape rich in milldam legacy sediments.  (21 pp, 710K, Biogeochemistry, 1-21. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10533-014-0003-1  Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

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