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Melting Snow Provides Clues For Acidification

February 11, 2008

biology graphic Scientists investigate accumulated sulfate and nitrate in New England snow, then follow it after the snow melts for clues to acidification of soils. The results of their study are reported in the Soil Science Society of America Journal. Full Story

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