Anthropogenic nitrogen and phosphorus loads in Paranaguá Bay

In the framework of the joint project 'Development of improved strategies for sustainable environmental management in Brazilian harbours' loads and dispersion of dissolved nitrogen and phosphorus compounds in the bay of Paranaguá were investigated. A focus was on anthropogenic inputs deriving from the large scale harbour of Paranaguá.

Auswahl von Punktquellen lokaler Nährstoffeinträge im Stadt- und Hafengebiet von Paranaguá im Februar 2008: Gelöste anorganische Phosphor- (PO4-P) und Stickstoffverbindungen (DIN = Ammonium + Nitrit + Nitrat) in Kilogramm pro Tag
ALocal nutrient sources identified in the harbour and city of Paranaguá in February 2008: Arrows indicate the daily discharge of dissolved inorganic phosphorus (PO4-P) and nitrogen compounds (DIN = ammonium + nitrite + nitrate).