Chapter 12. The Effects of Uncertainty in Deposition Data on Predicting Exceedances of Acidity Critical Loads for Sensitive UK Ecosystems

  1. Giles M. Foody and
  2. Peter M. Atkinson
  1. E. Heywood1,
  2. J. R. Hall2 and
  3. R. A. Wadsworth2

Published Online: 3 JUL 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470035269.ch12

Uncertainty in Remote Sensing and GIS

Uncertainty in Remote Sensing and GIS

How to Cite

Heywood, E., Hall, J. R. and Wadsworth, R. A. (2002) The Effects of Uncertainty in Deposition Data on Predicting Exceedances of Acidity Critical Loads for Sensitive UK Ecosystems, in Uncertainty in Remote Sensing and GIS (eds G. M. Foody and P. M. Atkinson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470035269.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Department of Geography, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pollution and Ecotoxicology Section, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Monks Wood, Abbots Ripton, Huntingdon, PE28 2LS, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Monks Wood, Abbots Ripton, Huntingdon, PE28, 2LS, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 JUL 2006
  2. Published Print: 13 DEC 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470844083

Online ISBN: 9780470035269

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Keywords:

  • critical load concept;
  • uncertainty of exceedance values;
  • exceedance predictions;
  • acidity critical load exceedances;
  • Gothenburg Protocol deposition scenario - Hull Acid Rain Model (HARM);
  • uncertainty analysis - fixed value and Monte Carlo analysis;
  • calculated outputs;
  • baseline exceedance calculations;
  • uncertainties in deposition estimates;
  • non-homogeneity in grid squares

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References