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By G.J. Heij, J.W. Erisman

The ebook starts with an summary of the learn themes which have been addressed within the 3 assorted stages of the Dutch precedence application on Acidification (DPPA), completed among 1985 and 1994. This bankruptcy is through a bankruptcy which bargains with the emissions of acidifying components, the concentrations and the deposition to woodland and nature conservation parts. Prognoses are given for the acid deposition in 2000 and 2010; the deposition within the nations surrounding the Netherlands can also be pointed out. the variations within the result of the DPPA-II are analysed.The 3rd bankruptcy offers with the results of publicity and cargo on forests. The bankruptcy strikes from small-scale to large-scale: first the consequences in laboratory-scale reviews are defined, then the consequences within the box, either at stand point and on a local scale. moreover, the serious thresholds (critical point of focus and important load of deposition) are discussed.The fourth bankruptcy covers terrestrial ecosystems (or components thereof) in addition to weakly buffered floor waters, springs and different streams. serious degrees and lots also are mentioned. an important effects are given in bankruptcy 5.In the appendices of the publication, so-called umbrella topic studies on deposition, stand modelling and results on forests are awarded which describe in additional aspect the medical paintings played within the 3rd section of the DPPA.This booklet might be of curiosity to a person all for examine concerning acidification and eutrophication; i.e., not just those that practice the study within the causal chain from emissions to results, but additionally policy-makers and scholars.

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The forest areas on the Veluwe and the Utrecht Heuvelrug, and in Brabant, Limburg and Overijssel are easily identifiable on the deposition maps. The most deposition is found in areas of great roughness (forests, towns) close to sources. In 1993 the highest mean load (to a 5x5 km 2 area) of SO~ was 3815 mol haly 1 and that of NOy was 1285 mol ha~y-1, both in the Rijnmond district. For NH x the highest value was 5185 mol ha~y -~, in North Brabant. The lowest values for SOx, NOy,and NH x were 235, 380 and 465 mol ha-~y~, respectively.

I 930 1000 980 690 710 dry 1340 1660 1580 1410 830 NHx i wet 740 770 760 800 630 tot. 2080 2430 2340 2210 1460 dry 1950 2350 2240 1780 1230 wet 1060 1100 1080 1120 950 tot. 3010 3450 3320 2900 2180 3420 3980 3820 2620 2270 wet i 1490 1540 1500 1560 1300 tot. i 4910 5520 5320 4180 3570 dry I SOx NOy N i dry ! 2 for 2000 and 2010 and the OPS model. The calculation was performed with the spatial distribution of the emissions in 1990. 11 shows the calculated spatial distribution for the deposition of total potential acid in 2000 and 2010.

The deposition will be under the target level in only a small part of the country. 11 total potentialacid deposition in 2010 in mol/ha/y .. < 1400 1400-1900 19oo-24oo S ,,~ ~ 2400-2900 > 2900 The spatial distribution of the total potential acid deposition in 2000 and 2010 (mol haLyt). 3 L - The spatial distribution of the total nitrogen deposition in 2000 and 2010 (mol Deposition ha~y~). o f b a s e c a t i o n s in T h e N e t h e r l a n d s The information acquired by the "Aerosol Project" has permitted local estimates of base cation deposition in The Netherlands to be made for the first time.

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