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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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A series of experiments was conducted in order to determine the influence of water-column temperature and dissolved oxygen on sediment-water nutrient flux. Three nutrients were considered: ammoniurn nitrogen, nitrate nitrogen, and ortho phosphorus. Results of the experiments indicated that nutrient concentration in the overlying water had to be considered, as well as temperature and dissolved oxygen, as an independent variable which affected sediment-water nutrient flux.


Report to the Environmental Engineering Division, National Science Foundation


Water -- Nitrogen content -- Virginia -- Gunston Cove, Water -- Dissolved oxygen -- Virginia -- Gunston Cove

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