Scientific understanding of ecosystem acidification - a historical review

Eville Gorham

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Acidified ecosystems have been studied scientifically for about two centuries, with a gradual increase in knowledge that has accelerated greatly during the last 60-70 years. Studies of anthropogenic acid deposition date back 135 years, and knowledge of its effects upon ecosystems has increased rapidly in the last 30 years.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)150-154
Number of pages5
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1989


  • Acidity of atmospheric precipitation and contributing environmental factors
  • History of ecology and biogeochemstry

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