Articles | Volume 26, issue 22
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 5817–5833, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5817-2022
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 5817–5833, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5817-2022
Research article
17 Nov 2022
Research article | 17 Nov 2022

How do inorganic nitrogen processing pathways change quantitatively at daily, seasonal, and multiannual scales in a large agricultural stream?

Jingshui Huang et al.

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In this study, we set up a water quality model using a 5-year paired high-frequency water quality dataset from a large agricultural stream. The simulations were compared with the 15 min interval measurements and showed very good fits. Based on these, we quantified the N uptake pathway rates and efficiencies at daily, seasonal, and yearly scales. This study offers an overarching understanding of N processing in large agricultural streams across different temporal scales.