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95631 
Journal Article 
Nutrient loss accelerated by clear-cutting of a forest ecosystem 
Bormann, FH; Likens, GE; Fisher, DW; Pierce, RS 
1968 
Yes 
Science
ISSN: 0036-8075
EISSN: 1095-9203 
159 
3817 
882-884 
The forest of a small watershed-ecosystem was cut in order to determine the effects of removal of vegetation on nutrient cycles. Relative to undisturbed ecosystems, the cut ecosystem exhibited accelerated loss of nutrients: nitrogen lost during the first year after cutting was equivalent to the amount annually turned over in an undisturbed system, and losses of cations were 3 to 20 times greater than from comparable undisturbed systems. Possible causes of the pattern of nutrient loss from the cut ecosystem are discussed. 
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