The Global Nitrogen Cycle

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29 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFundamentals of Geobiology
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781118280812
StatePublished - Mar 29 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


  • Biological N cycle, domain of microbes
  • Excess N loading from atmospheric, and eutrophication
  • Fixed nitrogen on Earth, and denitrification/anammox
  • Geological nitrogen cycle
  • Global nitrogen cycle, anthropogenic perturbations
  • Human alterations of N cycle, surface water acidification
  • Nitrogen fixing microbes, nifH, gene encoding azoferredoxin
  • Organic N degradation, accumulation in soils, sediments
  • Organic N, and the global N inventory
  • Versatile redox chemistry of nitrogen, the linked reactions


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