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Soluble organic nitrogen in Venezuelan rains

Authors:

Milexi Pacheco,

Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory, IVIC, Apartado 21827, Caracas 1020A, VE
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Loreto Donoso,

Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory, IVIC, Apartado 21827, Caracas 1020A, VE
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Eugenio Sanhueza

Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory, IVIC, Apartado 21827, Caracas 1020A, VE
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Abstract

We present data which show that soluble organic nitrogen (SON) is an important component of tropical continental rains, especially in remote unpolluted sites where it represents up to 90% of the total soluble nitrogen. The inclusion of SON wet deposition in the N budget significantly increases the N nutrient input to the soil vegetation reservoir of Venezuelan ecosystems.

How to Cite: Pacheco, M., Donoso, L. and Sanhueza, E., 2004. Soluble organic nitrogen in Venezuelan rains. Tellus B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 56(4), pp.393–395. DOI: http://doi.org/10.3402/tellusb.v56i4.16451
  Published on 01 Jan 2004
 Accepted on 1 Apr 2004            Submitted on 2 Jun 2003

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