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Faculty to study sources and fates of nutrients in Ohio River basin watersheds

Nov. 26, 2015
Mažeika Sullivan, Kris Jaeger, Lauren Pintor, and Kaiguang Zhao, faculty in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, have been awarded a grant to study the sources and fates of nutrients in watersheds of the Ohio River basin. The project addresses the arising need to further quantify, spatially and temporally, phosphorus and nitrogen dynamics and their influences on aquatic life and harmful algal blooms. This initiative represents novel research through its inclusion of forested and urban (in addition to agricultural) watersheds of central and southern Ohio. This work is funded by the Ohio Corn Marketing and the Ohio Small Grains Marketing Programs and is anticipated to total $552,300 over the three-years of the project. 
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