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This homework assignment is designed to give the students practice in developing a simple conceptual model using reservoirs, fluxes, and simple calculations of sediment, carbon and nutrient accumulation in a typical reservoir/river system. This assignment is typically used after an introductory lecture to biogeochemical cycles and gives the students a concrete example of nutrient and sediment issues in surface water systems.

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    oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130611184114608T,NSDL,Ground Water,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Geochemistry,Water and society,Biogeochemistry,Social Sciences,Elements,Nutrient Limitation and Cycling,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Water quality/chemistry,policy,and management,Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_380601,Environmental Science,Water Quality and Quantity,History/Policy/Law,Chemistry,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Geoscience,Carbon Cycling

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    English

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