Character and chlorine reactivity of dissolved organic matter from a mountain pine beetle impacted watershed.

Abstract

Lodgepole pine needle leachates from trees killed by the mountain pine beetle epidemic in Colorado were evaluated for dissolved organic matter (DOM) character, biodegradation, treatability by coagulation and disinfection byproduct (DBP) formation. An average of 8.0 (±0.62) mg-DOC/g-dry weight of litter was leached from three sets of needle samples… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/es1042436

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