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Managing nitrogen to restore water quality in China

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The nitrogen cycle has been radically changed by human activities1. China consumes nearly one third of the world's nitrogen fertilizers. The excessive application of fertilizers2,3 and increased nitrogen discharge from livestock, domestic and industrial sources have resulted in pervasive water pollution. Quantifying a nitrogen 'boundary'4 in heterogeneous environments is important for the effective management of local water quality. Here we use a combination of water-quality observations and ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41586-019-1001-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Publisher:
Nature Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Journal website
Volume:
567
Issue:
7749
Pages:
516-520
Publication date:
2019-02-28
Acceptance date:
2019-01-15
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
Pmid:
30818324
Source identifiers:
980260
Language:
English
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uuid:405f7606-7e31-425a-b23c-04ff5e43c4b1
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2019-10-22

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