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Denver, J. M., Ator, S. W., Lang, M. W., Fisher, T. R., Gustafson, A. B., Fox, R. 2014. Nitrate Fate and Transport through Current and Former Depressional Wetlands in an Agricultural Landscape, Choptank Watershed, Maryland, United States. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. Soil and Water Conservation Society. 61, 1.
Agriculture, Analysis, Assessment, Coastal, Cropping systems, Estuary, Eutrophication, Farms, Fertilizer, Groundwater, Nitrogen, Nutrients, Streams, Water quality, Wetlands, Constructed wetlands
This study evaluated the efficacy of depressional wetlands at mitigating nitrate transport from fertilzied agricultural cropland to local streams via groundwater–specifically using field and desktop analyses conducted in the watershed of the upper Choptank River (Maryland, U.S.), which is a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay.