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- Bittman, S.; Sheppard, S.C.; Poon, D.; Hunt, D.E.
- Journal of environmental management 2019 v.244 pp. 462-471
- hinterland, etc ; atmospheric deposition; case studies; coastal water; combustion; composting; ecosystems; emissions; fertilizers; food production; humans; imports; leaching; livestock feeds; mountains; nitrogen; nitrogen cycle; nutrients; phosphorus; poultry production; rivers; runoff; sewage; soil; solid wastes; urban areas; waste disposal; British Columbia; Show all 28 Subjects
- ... Urban centres acquire and accumulate many materials from their hinterland, among these are nutrient elements such as nitrogen (N). The popular North American vision of a peri-urban setting is one where urban food production, composting and re-cycling are assumed to limit urban accumulation of nutrients. This study quantifies this assumption using the Lower Fraser Valley (LFV) of British Columbia a ...