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Author: Chris Swann
Last Updated: 08-11-2019 17:41
Jordan, T. E., Weller, D. E., Pelc, C. E. 2018. Effects of Local Watershed Land Use on Water Quality in Mid-Atlantic Coastal Bays and Subestuaries of the Chesapeake Bay. Estuaries and Coasts. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. 41. 38-53
Analysis, Assessment, Coastal, Estuary, Eutrophication, Management, Monitoring, Nitrogen, Nutrients, Phosphorus, Sediment, Urbanization, Water quality, Land cover, Land use, Aquatic ecosystems
This study evaluated the sources and effects of nutrient inputs to nearly 50 subestuaries of the Chesapeake Bay (U.S.) in order to clarify the relationship between land use and water quality and highlight the importance of considering contributing land use when managing coastal estuarine systems.