Biogeochemistry of Small Cachments

A Tool for Environmental Research

Edited by:

Bedrich Moldan - Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Jiri Cerny - Czech Geological Survey, Prague, Czech Republic

Prepared by:

Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE)

Published on behalf of the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) of the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU) and of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)



Chichester, New York, Brisbane, Toronto, Singapore

Copyright 1994: Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment

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Title Page


Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Small Catchment Research -- Bedrich Moldan and Jiri Cerny with contributions from all chapters

Chapter 2. Hydrology-- Alan Jenkins, Norman E. Peters and Allan Rodhe

Chapter 3. Atmospheric Chemical Input to Small Catchments -- Howard B. Ross and Steven E. Lindberg

Chapter 4. Weathering and Erosion Aspects of Small Catchment Research -- Owen P. Bricker, Tomas Paces, Chris E. Johnson and Harald Sverdrup

Chapter 5. Soil and Soil Solution Chemistry -- Jan Mulder and Malcom S. Cressser

Chapter 6. Biological Processes and Catchment Studies -- Bengt J. Nihlgard, Wayne T. Swank and Myron J. Mitchell

Chapter 7. Hydrochemical Methods and Relationships for Study of Stream Output from Small Catchments -- Raymond G. Semkin, Dean S. Jeffries and Thomas A. Clair

Chapter 8. Element Budgets -- Jiri Cerny, Michael F. Billett and Malcolm S. Cresser

Chapter 9. Hydrologic Studies -- Norman E. Peters

Chapter 10. Sulphur -- Hans Hultberg, Helene ApSimon, Robbins M. Church, Peringe Grennfelt, Myron J. Mitchell, Filip Moldan and Howard B. Ross

Chapter 11. Nitrogen Cycling -- Per Gundersen and Vladimir N. Bashkin

Chapter 12. Hydrochemical Studies -- Nils Christophersen, Thomas A. Clair, Charles T. Driscoll, Dean S. Jeffries, Colin Neal and Raymond G. Semkin

Chapter 13. Trace Metals Speciation and Cycling -- Charles T. Driscoll, James K. Otton and Ake Iverfeld t

Chapter 14. Chemical Weathering in Small Catchments: Climatic and Anthropogenic Influences -- Chris E. Johnson, M. Iggy Litaor, Michael F. Billett and Owen P. Bricker

Chapter 15. Small Catchment Studies in Tropical Zone -- Teresa Vegas-Vilarrubia, Manuel Maass, Valenti Rull, Vaclav Elias, Alvaro Ramon Coelho Ovalle, Danilo Lopez, Gerhart Schneider, Pedro J. Depetris and Ian Douglas

Chapter 16. Agricultural Impacts in the Northern Temperate Zone -- Rein Ratsep, Bengt Nihlgard, Vladimir N. Bashkin, Pavel Blazka, Bridget Emmet, Jim Harris and Marek Kruk

Chapter 17. Small Catchment Research in the Evaluation and Development of Forest Management Practices - Wayne T. Swank and Chris E. Johnson