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Sulfur And Nitrogen Budgets In The Territories Of The Former Soviet Union

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EURO990632

Volume

36

Pages

6

Published

1999

Size

547 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

A. Ryaboshapko, S. Paramonov, S. Gromov, O. Afinogenova, H. Rodhe, E. Kjellstrom, L. Gallardo-Klenner and D. Moller

Abstract

Sulfur and Nitrogen Budgets in the Territories of the Former Soviet Union Invited contribution A. Ryaboshapko*, S. Paramonov, S. Gromov, O Afinogenova, H Rodhe, E Kjellstrom, L Gallardo-Klenner and D Moller * Institute of Global Climate and Ecology, Glebovskaja str., 20-B, Moscow 107258 Russia The global atmospheric cycles of many pollutants, especially sulfur and nitrogen compounds, have been strongly affected by human activity during the last decades. The Soviet industry made a significant contribution to the world- wide pollutant emissions. It is impossible to carry out any global or hemispheric assessment of the atmosphere pollution conditions without considering the situation in the former Soviet Union (FSU). In spite of the current economic crisis, the countries of the FSU are still playing a significant role in atmospheric pollution on a hemispheric scale. Major objectives

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