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Brown University

Short Distance, Large Difference

Caption: Out in Rhode Island sound, the anammox process is a mainstay of the natural cycle that returns sedimentary nitrogen to the atmosphere. In Narragansett Bay, anammox is almost completely absent. Why?

Credit: Mike Cohea/Brown University

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