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Since the start of the 1980's, study has persisted to elucidate and increase our realizing of the problern of the ecological effect of acidic precipitation. From September 15-20, 1985, Canada convened the the Muskoka Symposium on Acidic Precipitation to check development and aid chart the path of destiny reports. The convention used to be held in critical Ontario, Canada, a quarter of heavy sulphate deposition the place aquatic results are glaring. nearly seven hundred humans attended, over 500 of whom have been examine scientists. Over four hundred papers have been offered. approximately 2 hundred of the papers are integrated in those lawsuits, which tagether supply the current state-of-the-art of acid rain learn. The convention taken with atmospheric technological know-how and aquatic and terrestrial results. i've got made a few normal observations on development in clarifying matters and linkages among those parts of study. Out­ status matters which require very much extra paintings are pointed out. those are my perspectives, encouraged through own bias and constrained by way of my services. Atmospheric Seiences 3 facets have been coated: size ideas, the particular degree­ ments, and source-receptor relationships.

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An increased inventory and research activity started during 1983, when a presumed forest decline similar to the one in central Europe occurred in the southern part of the Nordic countries. The aim of this plenary paper is: to summarize the understanding and status of the Nordic forests as a consequence of acidic deposition up to 1980-82;and to discuss present new evidences or indications of forest decline, soil changes and changes of forest growth. This paper will only deal with conditions in remote areas far from emission sources and with descriptive research rather than evaluating ongoing experimental efforts.

Persson, G. : 1985, Ecol. Bull. (Stockholm), 12, pp. 158. , Borjesson, I. : 1985. Roots and mychorrhiza in areas with forest decline. Air Pollution and Forest Decline, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Skogsfakta, ~, pp. 55. Renberg, I. : 1985, Ecol. , Renberg, I. : 1985, Ecol. : 1982, 12, 12, pp. 47. pp. 53. 'Supply, loss and distribution of nutrients in three coniferous forest-watersheds in Central Sweden, Swed. Univ. of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Rep. 41. G. : 1976, J.

This ~20% drop may coincide with reductions in S emissions in Sweden and other European countries during the last 5 to 8 years. Other factors such as clear fellings and climate may have influenced this trend. _ ~ 10 5 1971 -72 -73 -74 -75 -76 -77 -78 -79 Vear -80 -81 -82 -83 -84 -85 Fig. 2 Sulphate concentration in epilimnic water in Lake Gardsjon during the years 1971 to 1985. Nitrate increased, however, both in the lake inlet and outlet and in runoff from land during the years 1981 to 1985 (Grennfelt and Hultberg, 1986).

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