Have we overemphasized the role of denitrification in aquatic ecosystems? A review of nitrate removal pathways

@inproceedings{Burgin2007HaveWO,
  title={Have we overemphasized the role of denitrification in aquatic ecosystems? A review of nitrate removal pathways},
  author={Amy Burgin and Stephen K Hamilton},
  year={2007}
}
© The Ecological Society of America www.frontiersinecology.org E nitrogen (N) concentrations, often in the form of nitrate, present a water-quality problem of growing concern. Nitrate concentrations in groundwater and rivers in developed areas of the world have risen substantially as a result of the use of synthetic N fertilizers and cultivation of N-fixing crops (Turner and Rabalais 2003). Increasing N export from landscapes to coastal waters has been implicated in coastal eutrophication and… CONTINUE READING

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