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Land Use and Water Quality

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Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Vejlsoevej 25, DK-8600 Silkeborg, Denmark
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Forschungszentrum Jülich, Institute of Bio- and Geosciences (IBG), Institute 3: Agrosphere, 52425 Jülich, Germany
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National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
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Water 2020, 12(9), 2412; https://doi.org/10.3390/w12092412
Received: 24 June 2020 / Revised: 27 July 2020 / Accepted: 26 August 2020 / Published: 28 August 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Land Use and Water Quality)
The interaction between land use and water quality is of great importance worldwide as agriculture has been proven to exert a huge pressure on the quality of groundwater and surface waters due to excess losses of nutrients (nitrogen and phosphorous) through leaching and erosion processes. These losses result in, inter alia, high nitrate concentrations in groundwater and eutrophication of rivers, lakes and coastal waters. Combatting especially non-point losses of nutrients has been a hot topic for river basin managers worldwide, and new important mitigation measures to reduce the input of nutrients into groundwater and surface waters at the pollution source have been developed and implemented in many countries. This Special Issue of the Land use and Water Quality conference series (LuWQ) includes a total of 11 papers covering topics such as: (i) nitrogen surplus; (ii) protection of groundwater from pollution; (iii) nutrient sources of pollution and dynamics in catchments and (iv) new technologies for monitoring, mapping and analysing water quality. View Full-Text
Keywords: land use; water quality; nutrients; surplus; management; mitigation measures; monitoring and mapping technologies land use; water quality; nutrients; surplus; management; mitigation measures; monitoring and mapping technologies
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Kronvang, B.; Wendland, F.; Kovar, K.; Fraters, D. Land Use and Water Quality. Water 2020, 12, 2412. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12092412

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