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Regional assessment of NLEAP NO<sub>3-</sub>N leaching indices

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B.K. Wylie, M.J. Shaffer, and M.D. Hall, 1995, Regional assessment of NLEAP NO<sub>3-</sub>N leaching indices: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 31, iss. 3.

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Nonpoint source ground water contamination by nitrate nitrogen (NO3-N) leached from agricultural lands can be substantial and increase health risks to humans and animals. Accurate and rapid methods are needed to identify and map localities that have a high potential for contamination of shallow aquifers with NO3-N leached from agriculture. Evaluation of Nitrate Leaching and Economic Analysis Package (NLEAP) indices and input variables across an irrigated agricultural area on an alluvial aquifer in Colorado indicated that all leaching indices tested were more strongly correlated with aquifer NO3-N concentration than with aquifer N mass. Of the indices and variables tested, the NO3-N Leached (NL) index was the NLEAP index most strongly [...]

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B.K. Wylie, M.J. Shaffer, M.D. Hall
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Wiley
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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1111/j.1752-1688.1995.tb04028.x
series unknown Journal of the American Water Resources Association

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