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R.I. nitrogen cycle differs in bay and sound
April 28, 2014
A new study reports that anammox, a key process in the nitrogen cycle, is barely present in Narragansett Bay even though it's a major factor just a little farther out into Rhode Island Sound. Scientists have traced this to differences between bay and sound sediments, raising new questions about what's going on in the bay to account for this.
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