Human impacts on the nitrogen cycle

Ann Kinzig, Robert H. Socolow

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Abstract

Fertilizer production and other human activities have more than doubled the global rate of nitrogen fixation since preindustrial times. The resulting imbalance is contributing to ecosystem disruption, ozone depletion, greenhouse effects and other environmental problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)24-31
Number of pages8
JournalPhysics Today
Volume47
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1994
Externally publishedYes

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Kinzig, A., & Socolow, R. H. (1994). Human impacts on the nitrogen cycle. Physics Today, 47(11), 24-31.

Human impacts on the nitrogen cycle. / Kinzig, Ann; Socolow, Robert H.

In: Physics Today, Vol. 47, No. 11, 11.1994, p. 24-31.

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Kinzig, A & Socolow, RH 1994, 'Human impacts on the nitrogen cycle', Physics Today, vol. 47, no. 11, pp. 24-31.
Kinzig A, Socolow RH. Human impacts on the nitrogen cycle. Physics Today. 1994 Nov;47(11):24-31.
Kinzig, Ann ; Socolow, Robert H. / Human impacts on the nitrogen cycle. In: Physics Today. 1994 ; Vol. 47, No. 11. pp. 24-31.
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