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Digging into Nutrient Cycling in Carolina’s Streams

June 17, 2022
After 75 years underground, Carolina’s stormwater experts brought Battle Branch Creek back to life through stream daylighting. The process slows down water and removes sediments and nutrients from the water. Since 2016 the project has thrived, but one important measurement of success has yet to be evaluated: nutrient cycling. This summer,…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Nitrogen, Research, Water News

Celebrating our Creeks Year Round

March 17, 2022
In 2022, we participated in Orange County’s first-ever Creek Week. Celebrating our creeks with Orange County, Town of Chapel Hill, Town of Carrboro, Town of Hillsborough, and OWASA has been a highlight of our spring semester. As a University, there’s a constant flow of exciting research coming from scientists, courses,…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Nitrogen, UNC Three Zeros News, Uncategorized, Water News

A Crash Course on Nitrogen Footprints

September 29, 2021
A nitrogen footprint is the amount of reactive nitrogen that enters the environment through human activities minus the nitrogen that is prevented from entering the environment.

Categories: Greenhouse Gas News, Nitrogen