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Main Title Some Important Inorganic Nitrogen and Phosphorus Species in Georgia Salt Marsh.
Author Maye, II, Peter Robert ;
CORP Author Georgia Inst. of Tech., Atlanta. Environmental Resources Center.
Year Published 1972
Report Number ERC-0272; OWRR-B-033-GA; 10706,; B-033-GA(1)
Stock Number PB-210 713
Additional Subjects ( Nitrogen cycle ; Swamps) ; ( Phosphorus cycle ; Swamps) ; ( Swamps ; Soil chemistry) ; Soil water ; Ammonium compounds ; Nitrogen fixation ; Inorganic nitrates ; Inorganic phosphates ; Sediments ; Clays ; Adsorption ; Salinity ; Coasts ; Cation exchanging ; Aluminum phosphate ; Iron inorganic compounds ; Calcium phosphates ; Marshes ; Iron phosphate
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NTIS  PB-210 713 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract Two of the most important chemical processes which occur in the salt marsh environment are the cyclic regenerations of nitrogen and phosphorus. The present work is a study of the occurrence and distribution of the important inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus forms at various locations in a Georgia salt marsh. A particular problem involving the fixation of ammonium by clay minerals was examined. Sediments and interstitial waters from the cores were analyzed for the important inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus species. Both exchangeable and nonexchangeable ('fixed') ammonium were found in the marsh sediments. The three important inorganic phosphorus species A1-PO4, Fe-PO4, and Ca-PO4 were found in the marsh sediments in varying abudances. The major source of both inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus in the sediments is the marsh grass Spartina alterniflora.
PUB Date Free Form May 72,
Category Codes 8M; 8H; 52J; 64H
NTIS Prices PC A04/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326530614
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Type CAT