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South Puget Sound Dissolved Oxygen Study: Interim Nutrient Load Summary for 2006-2007

 
Publication number Date Published
11-03-001January 2011
VIEW NOW South Puget Sound Dissolved Oxygen Study: Interim Nutrient Load Summary for 2006-2007 (Number of pages: 179) (Publication Size: 16MB)




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Author(s) Mohamedali, T., M. Roberts, B. Sackmann, A. Whiley, and A. Kolosseus
Description Nutrient loads, particularly nitrogen, are a potential stressor to Puget Sound. The Washington State Department of Ecology initiated the South Puget Sound Dissolved Oxygen Study to determine whether human sources of nitrogen contribute to low levels of dissolved oxygen in South Puget Sound. A statistical method called "multiple linear regression" was applied to develop daily loads of nutrients from field data collected monthly. This report describes the magnitudes and sources of nitrogen loading into South and Central Puget Sound. The study also calculates natural conditions and compares nitrogen loads in Puget Sound to nitrogen loads in other watersheds.
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Keywords model, river, water, watershed, Puget Sound, nutrient, dissolved oxygen
WEB PAGE Modeling the environment
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Areas
(WRIA 09,WRIA 10,WRIA 13,WRIA 14,WRIA 15,WRIA PS)
DATA Environmental Information Management (EIM) #MROB0004

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