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Water Quality – Nitrogen

Nitrogen can enter the Bay’s waterways through natural processes as well as man-made contributions.  How does this impact the health of the Chesapeake?

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Additional Links:

The USGS provides an interactive map where students see the impact of nitrogen in the watershed,

https://cbrim.er.usgs.gov/maps/

 

An article about nitrogen in the Potomac River.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231016305234

 

A video explaining nutrient pollution from the EPA.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCicSNnKUvM

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