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Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution

Working Group on Effects

International Cooperative Programme on Effects of Air Pollution on Natural Vegetation and Crops

24th Task Force Meeting

of the ICP Vegetation

31st January – 2nd February, 2011

Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland

Venue:  HSR - Hochschule Rapperswil, Oberseestrasse 10

With financial support from the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN, FUB - Research Group for Environmental Monitoring, and the community of Rapperswil-Jona




Bethenod et al.
Estimation of the reduction in photosynthetic parameters in the leaves of maize plants exposed to increasing ozone concentrations
Blum et al. First experience with bean biomonitoring of ambient ozone in Ukraine
Calvete et al. Nitrogen effects on Spanish grasslands: literature review
Castell et al. Estimating photosynthesis and yield reduction of wheat exposed to changing ozone concentrations
De Bock et al. Does ozone exposure lead to biochemical changes in Brassica species?
Grünhage et al. An AOT40-based response function for beans
Karlsson et al. Visible leaf injuries on "babyleaf" spinach leaves in Sweden
Minnaar et al. Constraints on PSII function and CO2 assimilation in the C4 crop, Zea mays, imposed by SO2 and drought
Salvatatori et al. A three years pilot study to evaluate fluorescence analysis in ozone biomonitoring with bean clones near Rome, Italy
Scheepers et al. Effect of ozone on photosynthesis and seed yield of sensitive (S156) and resistant (R123) Phaseolus vulgaris L. genotypes in open-top chambers

Heavy Metals/N/POPs

De Temmerman et al.

Transfer of atmospheric arsenic, cadmium and lead to various vegetables

Ene et al. A review of moss biomonitoring in Romania
Mankovská et al. Temporal and spatial trends (1990-2010) in Cd, Cu, N, Pb and S accumulation in mosses in Slovakia
Poikolainen et al. Mosses (hylocomium splendens and Pleurozium schreberi) as biomonitors of atmospheric nitrogen deposition in boreal forests
Radnovic et al. Spatial differences in deposition patterns of some elements measured in two subsequent moss surveys in the northern part of Serbia (2000-2005)
Yurukova et al. Use of mosses in an urban area, Bulgaria