Chapter 6

N footprint and the nexus between C and N footprints

Shweta Singh*, Erin L. Gibbemeyer and Bhavik R. Bakshi,    *Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering and Division of Environmental & Ecological Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA,    William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Nitrogen is an indispensable nutrient for sustaining human existence. It requires a holistic approach for assessment of nitrogen management. Footprint measures are one of the most widely used approaches for informing sustainable choices of products or processes. In this chapter, the methodology for nitrogen footprint calculation is reviewed and the techniques ...

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