Although over 78% of the atmosphere is composed of nitrogen, it exists in its chemically and biologically unusable gaseous form. Haber discovered how ammonia, a chemically reactive, highly usable form of nitrogen, could be synthesized by reacting atmospheric dinitrogen with hydrogen in the presence of iron at high pressures and temperatures.
|Research Programs:||Atmospheric Pollution (APD)|
|Bibliographic Reference:||Nature Geoscience; 1(10):636-639 (Published online 28 September 2008) (October 2008)|
|Depositing User:||IIASA Import|
|Date Deposited:||15 Jan 2016 08:40|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2016 15:45|
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