Forest Decline and Atmospheric Deposition Effects in the French Mountains

byM. KaennelEditorGuy Landmann, Maurice Bonneau

Paperback | December 3, 2011

Forest Decline and Atmospheric Deposition Effects in the French Mountains by M. Kaennel
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Forest decline became a matter of public and scientific concern in France in 1983 when conifers in the Vosges mountains were found to exhibit unusual crown deterioration. An impassioned controversy on a supposedly large scale forest health problem was then in full swing in Central Europe. A co-ordinated research programme entitled DEFORPA ("Deperissement des For<_ts20_et20_pollution20_atmospmrique22_29_20_was20_launched20_in20_1984.20_this20_programme20_ran20_from20_198420_to20_199120_and20_a20_number20_of20_projects20_are20_still20_in20_progress.20_the20_programme20_was20_sponsored20_by20_three20_french20_ministries20_28_enviroument2c_20_agriculture20_and20_forestry2c_20_research20_and20_technologyl29_2c_20_several20_state20_agencies2c_20_various20_regional20_authorities20_and20_the20_commission20_of20_the20_european20_communities20_28_do20_xn20_and20_dg20_vi29_.20_initially2c_20_emphasis20_was20_solely20_laid20_on20_the20_understanding20_of20_forest20_decline20_in20_the20_mountainous20_areas20_-20_because20_damage20_was20_most20_obvious20_there20_-20_in20_relation20_to20_natural20_and20_man-made20_factors.20_air20_pollution20_was20_given20_high20_but20_not20_overwhelming20_priority.20_thus2c_20_the20_deforpa20_programme20_was20_not20_in20_its20_essence20_a20_nation-wide20_assessment20_of20_air20_pollution20_effects2c_20_unlike20_a20_number20_of20_national20_acidification20_research20_programmes20_in20_europe20_and20_north20_america.20_during.20_the20_programme2c_20_however2c_20_the20_areas20_of20_concern20_expanded.20_in20_particular2c_20_research20_into20_water20_acidification20_in20_the20_vosges20_mountains20_was20_developed20_in20_parallel20_with20_the20_deforpa20_programme2c_20_and20_possible20_eutrophication20_of20_the20_ground20_flora20_in20_northeastern20_france20_became20_the20_subject20_of20_new20_research. et="" pollution="" _atmospmrique22_29_="" was="" launched="" in="" 1984.="" this="" programme="" ran="" from="" 1984="" to="" 1991="" and="" a="" number="" of="" projects="" are="" still="" progress.="" the="" sponsored="" by="" three="" french="" ministries="" _28_enviroument2c_="" agriculture="" _forestry2c_="" research="" _technologyl29_2c_="" several="" state="" _agencies2c_="" various="" regional="" authorities="" commission="" european="" communities="" _28_do="" xn="" dg="" _vi29_.="" _initially2c_="" emphasis="" solely="" laid="" on="" understanding="" forest="" decline="" mountainous="" areas="" -="" because="" damage="" most="" obvious="" there="" relation="" natural="" man-made="" factors.="" air="" given="" high="" but="" not="" overwhelming="" priority.="" _thus2c_="" deforpa="" its="" essence="" nation-wide="" assessment="" _effects2c_="" unlike="" national="" acidification="" programmes="" europe="" north="" america.="" during.="" _programme2c_="" _however2c_="" concern="" expanded.="" _particular2c_="" into="" water="" vosges="" mountains="" developed="" parallel="" with="" possible="" eutrophication="" ground="" flora="" northeastern="" france="" became="" subject="" new="">
Title:Forest Decline and Atmospheric Deposition Effects in the French MountainsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:461 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:461 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:December 3, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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