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Main Title Simulation of Nitrogen Attenuation in a Subterranean Estuary, Representative of the Southern Coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Author J. A., Coleman ; C. S., Carlson ; C., Robinson
CORP Author Geological Survey, Reston, VA.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Year Published 2015
Report Number USGS-OFR-2015-1085
Stock Number PB2015-104754
Additional Subjects Estuaries ; Nitrogen attenuation ; Two dimensional models ; Ground water ; Discharge ; Stream flow ; Chemical reactions ; Subterranean estuary ; Coastal areas ; Salt ponds ; Freshwater ; Saltwater ; Tidal fluctuation ; Dissolved organic carbon ; Nitrates ; Oxygen ; Ammonia ; Cape Cod (Massachusetts)
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NTIS  PB2015-104754 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 02/03/2016
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Abstract
A two-dimensional model was developed by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to assess flow and chemical reaction associated with groundwater discharge through the subterranean estuary representative of coastal salt ponds of southern Cape Cod. The model simulated both the freshwater and saltwater flow systems and accounted for density-dependent flow, tidal fluctuation, and chemical reactivity among oxygen, dissolved organic carbon, nitrate, and ammonia. Not previously incorporated into one model, the interaction of these effects can now be simulated in the subterranean estuary context.