Nitrogen loading into an urban estuary: Lake Pontchartrain (Louisiana, U.S.A.)

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We constructed a nitrogen loading budget for the Lake Pontchartrain watershed located north of New Orleans, Louisiana (U.S.A.). Water quality measurements, discharge estimates, and literature values were used to establish the annual and seasonal variations in loading rates for total nitrogen and nitrate. The relatively stable annual loadings (million kg N… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1022994210268

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@article{Turner2004NitrogenLI, title={Nitrogen loading into an urban estuary: Lake Pontchartrain (Louisiana, U.S.A.)}, author={Robert E. Turner and Quay Dortch and Dubravko Justic' and E. M. Swenson}, journal={Hydrobiologia}, year={2004}, volume={487}, pages={137-152} }