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Cadenasso, M.L., Pickett, S.T.A, Groffman, P.M., Band, L.E., Brush, G.S., Galvin, M.F. 2008. Exchange across Land-Water-Scape Boundaries in Urban Systems- Strategies for Reducing Nitrate Pollution. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY. Volume 1134. Pages 213-232
pollutant, restoration, riparian buffers, urban
Conservation in urban areas typically focuses on biodiversity and large green spaces. However, opportunities exist throughout urban areas to enhance ecological functions. An important function of urban landscapes is retaining nitrogen thereby reducing nitrate pollution to streams and coastal waters.