SPATIAL AND TEMPORALVARIATION OF DISSOLVED INORGANIC NUTRIENTS , AND CHLOROPHYLL-a IN A TROPICAL ESTUARY IN NORTHEASTERN BRAZIL : DYNAMICS OF NUTRIENT REMOVAL

Monthly sampling campaigns were carried out between February 2010 and January 2011 to evaluate the spatial and temporal distribution of nutrients (ammonium, nitrite, nitrate, dissolved organic nitrogen, phosphate, dissolved organic phosphorus and silicate) and chlorophyll-a along a salinity gradient in the tropical Cachoeira River estuary, subject to the… CONTINUE READING