Modeling of Faecal Contamination in Water from Catchment to Shellfish Growing Area

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Bougeard, Morgane; Le Saux, Jean-claude; Perenne, Nicolas; Le Guyader, Soizick; Pommepuy, Monique;
  • Publisher: ICMSS09 – Nantes, France – June 2009
  • Subject: SWAT | Catchment | Shellfish | Modeling | E. coli | Estuary | MARS

During rainstorms, watersheds can introduce large amounts of faecal pollution into the rivers and sea, leading to shellfish contamination. In this study, we assessed Escherichia coli fluxes from a catchment, and their impact on estuarine water quality, using two assembl... View more
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