Sources and Transformations of Nitrogen in Urban Landscapes
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Reisinger, Alexander Joseph, Mary Lusk, and Ashley Smyth. 2020. “Sources and Transformations of Nitrogen in Urban Landscapes: SL468/SS681, 3/2020”. EDIS 2020 (2). Gainesville, FL.


With 80% of Florida’s residents living within 10 miles of the coast, Florida’s aquatic resources are directly affected by urbanization. The intent of this new 6-page publication of the UF/IFAS Department of Soil and Water Sciences is to describe the urban nitrogen cycle for a non-technical audience. Ultimately, this document is intended for individuals working in urban environments and concerned about nutrient pollution and water quality issues, but do not have a technical background and want to improve their understanding of nitrogen cycling. Written by Alexander J. Reisinger, Mary G. Lusk, and Ashley R. Smyth.
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