Towards a climate-dependent paradigm of ammonia emission and deposition
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2013

Existing descriptions of bi-directional ammonia (NH3) land-atmosphere exchange incorporate temperature and moisture controls, and are beginning to be used in regional chemical transport models. However, such models have typically applied simpler emission factors to upscale the main NH3 emission terms. While this approach has successfully simulated the main spatial patterns on local to global scales, it fails to address the environment-and climate-dependence of emissions. To handle these issues, we outline the basis for a new modelling paradigm where both NH3 emissions and deposition are calculated online according to diurnal, seasonal and spatial differences in meteorology. We show how measurements reveal a strong, but complex pattern of climatic dependence, which is increasingly being characterized using ground-based NH3 monitoring and satellite observations, while advances in process-based modelling are illustrated for agricultural and natural sources, including a global application for seabird colonies. A future architecture for NH3 emission-deposition modelling is proposed that integrates the spatio-temporal interactions, and provides the necessary foundation to assess the consequences of climate change. Based on available measurements, a first empirical estimate suggests that 5 degrees C warming would increase emissions by 42 per cent (28-67%). Together with increased anthropogenic activity, global NH3 emissions may increase from 65 (45-85) Tg N in 2008 to reach 132 (89-179) Tg by 2100.

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Författare

M. A. Sutton

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

S. Reis

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

S. N. Riddick

King's College London

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

U. Dragosits

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

E. Nemitz

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

M. R. Theobald

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Y. S. Tang

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

C. F. Braban

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

M. Vieno

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

A. J. Dore

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

R. F. Mitchell

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

S. Wanless

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

F. Daunt

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

D. Fowler

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

T. D. Blackall

King's College London

C. Milford

Meteorological State Agency of Spain (AEMET)

Universidad de Huelva

C. R. Flechard

Agrocampus Rennes

B. Loubet

Environnement et Grandes Cultures

R. Massad

Environnement et Grandes Cultures

P. Cellier

Environnement et Grandes Cultures

E. Personne

Environnement et Grandes Cultures

P. F. Coheur

Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

L. Clarisse

Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

M. Van Damme

Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Y. Ngadi

Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

C. Clerbaux

Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)

Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

C. A. Skjoth

University of Worcester

Aarhus Universitet

C. Geels

Aarhus Universitet

O. Hertel

Aarhus Universitet

R. J. W. Kruit

Nederlandse Organisatie voor toegepast-natuurwetenschappelijk onderzoek (TNO)

R. W. Pinder

United States Environmental Protection Agency

J. O. Bash

United States Environmental Protection Agency

J. T. Walker

United States Environmental Protection Agency

David Simpson

Chalmers, Rymd- och geovetenskap, Global miljömätteknik och modellering

L. Horvath

Szent Istvan Egyetem

T. H. Misselbrook

Rothamsted Research

A. Bleeker

Stichting Energieonderzoek Centrum Nederland (ECN)

F. Dentener

Gemensamma forskningscentrumet (JRC), Europeiska kommissionen

W. de Vries

Wageningen University and Research

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

0962-8436 (ISSN) 1471-2970 (eISSN)

Vol. 368 1621

Drivkrafter

Hållbar utveckling

Ämneskategorier

Meteorologi och atmosfärforskning

Biologiska vetenskaper

Klimatforskning

Fundament

Grundläggande vetenskaper

DOI

10.1098/rstb.2013.0166

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