publication . Article . 2014

Nitrogen sources, transport and processing in peri-urban floodplains

Daren C. Gooddy; David Macdonald; Dan Lapworth; Sarah A. Bennett; K.J. Griffiths;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: United Kingdom
Peri-urban floodplains are an important interface between developed land and the aquatic environment and may act as a source or sink for contaminants moving from urban areas towards surface water courses. With increasing pressure from urban development the functioning of floodplains is coming under greater scrutiny. A number of peri-urban sites have been found to be populated with legacy landfills which could potentially cause pollution of adjacent river bodies. Here, a peri-urban floodplain adjoining the city of Oxford, UK, with the River Thames has been investigated over a period of three years through repeated sampling of groundwaters from existing and specia...
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free text keywords: Environmental Engineering, Waste Management and Disposal, Pollution, Environmental Chemistry, Aquifer, geography.geographical_feature_category, geography, Denitrification, Nitrate, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Surface water, Hydrology, Drainage basin, Groundwater, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Floodplain
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