Nitrogen Leaching from Forested Soils into Watercourses

  1. Pertti Heinonen1,
  2. Giuliano Ziglio2 and
  3. André Van Der Beken3
  1. Ahti Lepistö

Published Online: 22 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch4

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

How to Cite

Lepistö, A. (2007) Nitrogen Leaching from Forested Soils into Watercourses, in Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring (eds P. Heinonen, G. Ziglio and A. Van Der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Finnish Environment Institute, Belsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    Universita di Trento, Italy

  3. 3

    Techware, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471899884

Online ISBN: 9780470511121

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Keywords:

  • nutrient cycling;
  • nitrogen retention;
  • forest management;
  • harvesting;
  • drainage

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nutrient cycling and nitrogen retention

  • Runoff generation and characteristics of boreal forest soils

  • Relationships between runoff and concentrations

  • Forest management, harvesting and drainage

  • Nitrogen deposition

  • Ecosystem experiments and manipulation

  • Climate-change impacts

  • Buffer zones as sources or sinks of nitrate

  • Conclusions