Subsurface transport of phosphorus in riparian floodplains: influence of preferential flow paths.

@article{Fuchs2009SubsurfaceTO,
  title={Subsurface transport of phosphorus in riparian floodplains: influence of preferential flow paths.},
  author={John W. Fuchs and Garey A. Fox and Daniel E. Storm and Chad J. Penn and Glenn O. Brown},
  journal={Journal of environmental quality},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={
          473-84
        }
}
For phosphorus (P) transport from upland areas to surface water systems, the primary transport mechanism is typically considered to be surface runoff with subsurface transport assumed negligible. However, certain local conditions can lead to an environment where subsurface transport may be significant. The objective of this research was to determine the potential of subsurface transport of P along streams characterized by cherty or gravel subsoils, especially the impact of preferential flow… Expand
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