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Inaccessibly shimmering from the distance as white giants, but the mountains are sensitive on the events in the plains. Amid the Swiss Alps, at the Alpine Research Station Furka (ALPFOR) on 2440 meters a.s.l., scientists are investigating the impact of humans on alpine nature. For their versatile work, they mainly use instruments by OTT HydroMet. Since last summer, an OTT Pluvio² L is part of the scientists’ equipment, too. Written by Prof. Christian Körner and Dr. Erika Hiltbrunner.Thanks to catalyzers in industrial facilities and in every car, nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions have been cut. However, agriculture still emit too much...
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