The control of nitrate and ammonium concentrations in a coral reef lagoon

@article{Hatcher2004TheCO,
  title={The control of nitrate and ammonium concentrations in a coral reef lagoon},
  author={Annamarie I. Hatcher and Carol Anne Frith},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={101-110}
}
One Tree Reef lagoon is surrounded by an emergent rim which restricts exchange between lagoonal waters and the surrounding ocean. For this reason, the loss rate of dissolved inorganic nitrogen (DIN) through mixing processes is slow in the central lagoon compared to rates of advective input, uptake, regeneration and loss to the atmosphere. We present some… CONTINUE READING