Articles | Volume 7, issue 10
21 Oct 2010
 | 21 Oct 2010

Denitrification in sediments as a major nitrogen sink in the Baltic Sea: an extrapolation using sediment characteristics

B. Deutsch, S. Forster, M. Wilhelm, J. W. Dippner, and M. Voss

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