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Phosphorus

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 Phosphorus Monitoring in Rivers and Streams

Lake Simcoe Science ​Testing the Waters with Innovative Monitoring​ ​Improving Phosphorus Monitoring in Streams and Rivers  Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for living things. In nature it is found in small amounts, where it is needed for processes such as plant growth. When a little extra phosphorus is added to an ecosystem (think of fertilizing

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