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HUMAN ALTERATION OF THE GLOBAL NITROGEN CYCLE: SOURCES AND CONSEQUENCES
Nitrogen is a key element controlling the species composition, diversity, dynamics, and functioning of many terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems. Many of the original plant species livingExpand
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Lakes and reservoirs as regulators of carbon cycling and climate
We explore the role of lakes in carbon cycling and global climate, examine the mechanisms influencing carbon pools and transformations in lakes, and discuss how the metabolism of carbon in the inlandExpand
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Evolution of phosphorus limitation in lakes.
  • D. Schindler
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • 21 January 1977
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Eutrophication of lakes cannot be controlled by reducing nitrogen input: Results of a 37-year whole-ecosystem experiment
Lake 227, a small lake in the Precambrian Shield at the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), has been fertilized for 37 years with constant annual inputs of phosphorus and decreasing inputs of nitrogen toExpand
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An impending water crisis in Canada's western prairie provinces.
Canada is usually considered to be a country with abundant freshwater, but in its western prairie provinces (WPP), an area 1/5 the size of Europe, freshwater is scarce. European settlement of the WPPExpand
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POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGES ON AQUATIC SYSTEMS: LAURENTIAN GREAT LAKES AND PRECAMBRIAN SHIELD REGION
The region studied includes the Laurentian Great Lakes and a diversity of smaller glacial lakes, streams and wetlands south of permanent permafrost and towards the southern extent of WisconsinExpand
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Oil sands development contributes polycyclic aromatic compounds to the Athabasca River and its tributaries
For over a decade, the contribution of oil sands mining and processing to the pollution of the Athabasca River has been controversial. We show that the oil sands development is a greater source ofExpand
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The effects of climatic warming on the properties of boreal lakes and streams at the Experimental Lakes Area, northwestern Ontario
A period of prolonged warmer, drier-than-normal weather in northwestern Ontario during the 1970s and 1980s resulted in severe forest fires that caused dramatic changes to lake and stream catchments.Expand
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Oil sands development contributes elements toxic at low concentrations to the Athabasca River and its tributaries
We show that the oil sands industry releases the 13 elements considered priority pollutants (PPE) under the US Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Water Act, via air and water, to the AthabascaExpand
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The cumulative effects of climate warming and other human stresses on Canadian freshwaters in the new millennium
Climate warming will adversely affect Canadian water quality and water quantity. The magnitude and timing of river flows and lake levels and water renewal times will change. In many regions, wetlandsExpand
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