Sinks for nitrous oxide at the earth's surface

C. Kroeze, A.F. Bouwman, C.P. Slomp

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This paper describes the processes underlying bacterial reduction of nitrous oxide (N2O) to nitrogen gas, and discusses the likeliness of N2O uptake in different systems. Focus is given not only on soils but also on aquatic systems, including groundwater systems, riparian zones and surface waters.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGreenhouse gas sinks
EditorsD.S. Reay, C.N. Hewitt, K.A. Smith, J. Grace
Place of PublicationWallingford
PublisherCABI International
ISBN (Print)9781845931896
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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