Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

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Division: ASA Section: Environmental Quality

Title: Enhanced-Denitrification Technologies (includes student competition)

Organizer: Laura Christianson
Moderator: Laura Christianson
Lead Community Sponsor: Managing Denitrification in Agronomic Systems Community
Community Cosponsor:
Format: Oral Topical Session
Keywords: denitrification, nitrate, nitrogen and water quality

Session Description: Loss of nitrate from agricultural systems to ground and surface waters is a well-documented local, regional, and global challenge. Enhanced-denitrification practices specifically targeted for this issue include constructed wetlands, bioreactors, saturated riparian buffers, and denitrification walls. Abstracts discussing all aspects of these practices including their nutrient removal efficiencies, impacts, and adoption are invited.