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Main Title Laboratory and Instream Nitrification Rates for Selected Streams.
Author McCutcheon, S. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Athens, GA.
Year Published 1987
Report Number EPA/600/J-87/115;
Stock Number PB88-144308
Additional Subjects Nitrification ; Streams ; Chattahoochee River ; West Fork Trinity River ; Biochemical oxygen demand ; Water chemistry ; Water analysis ; Water quality ; Water pollution ; Nitrogen ; Sampling ; Calibrating ; Reprints ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB88-144308 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
Collation 21p
Nitrification rate coefficients are predicted from biochemical oxygen demand tests for two rivers that are moderately deep but have some shoals and riffles. The two streams studied are notable for the lack of a thick benthic community and for the low flow velocities. Measured nitrification coefficients are compared to independently derived coefficients from calibrated first-order nitrification models of the Chattahoochee River in Georgia and the West Fork Trinity River in Texas. For both river studies, sufficient evidence is available to indicate that the nitrification models adequately separate nitrification from other processes that transform nitrogen.