Articles | Volume 13, issue 11
Biogeosciences, 13, 3441–3459, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-3441-2016
Biogeosciences, 13, 3441–3459, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-3441-2016
Research article
15 Jun 2016
Research article | 15 Jun 2016

Accurate and precise quantification of atmospheric nitrate in streams draining land of various uses by using triple oxygen isotopes as tracers

Urumu Tsunogai et al.

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We quantified the influence of changes in land use and population density between each catchment area on the fate of atmospheric nitrate, by determining the areal distribution and seasonal variation in stable isotopic compositions of nitrate for more than 30 streams within a same watershed. We found that the absolute concentrations of atmospheric nitrate were almost the same between the streams irrespective to the changes in land use and population density.
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