SWAT Literature Database for Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Title:Assessment of ecological function indicators related to nitrate under multiple human stressors in a large watershed 
Authors:Cakir, R., S. Sauvage, M. Gerino, M. Volk and J.M. Sánchez-Pérez 
Year:2020 
Journal:Ecological Indicators 
Volume (Issue):111 
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Article ID:106016 
DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.106016 
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Model:SWAT 
Broad Application Category:BMP review or conceptual approach 
Primary Application Category:nitrogen cycling/loss and transport 
Secondary Application Category:in-stream processes 
Watershed Description:50,000 km^2 Garonne River, which France’s third longest river, originates in the Spanish Pyrenean massif and discharges into the Atlantic Ocean near the City of Bordeaux in southwestern France. The watershed is located between different climatic zones, with Mediterranean climate conditions in the East of the watershed, a continental type in the South, and with an oceanic climate in the North and West. In the decade between 2000 and 2010, mean river discharges of 600 m3.s−1 were recorded at the outlet at Tonneins (the last gauging station not influenced by the tide). The daily flow variations are strongly influenced by 210 dams that have a capacity of 3.2 billion cubic meters of water (Sauvage et al., 2003). 
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Language:English 
Keywords:Water quality; Ecological function; Nitrate removal; Nitrate production; Modeling