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Denitrification in a South Louisiana wetland forest receiving treated sewage effluent

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Denitrification in a South Louisiana wetland forest receiving treated sewage effluent; 1996; Article; Journal; Wetlands Ecology and Management; Boustany, R.G.; Crozier, C.R.; Rybczyk, J.M.; Twilley, R.R.

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Although denitrification has the potential to reduce nitrate (NO3a??) pollution of surface waters, the quantification of denitrification rates is complex because it requires differentiation from other mechanisms and is highly variable in both space and time. This study first measured potential denitrification rates at a wetland forest site in south Louisiana before receipt of secondary wastewater effluent, and then, following 30 months of effluent application, landscape gradients of dissolved nitrate (NO3a??) and nitrous oxide (N2O) were measured. A computer model was developed to quantify N transformations. Floodwater NO3a?? and N2O concentrations were higher in the forest receiving effluent than in the adjacent control forest. Denitrification [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1007/BF02150540
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