Environmental Management

, Volume 21, Issue 5, pp 687–712

Water Quality Functions of Riparian Forest Buffers in Chesapeake Bay Watersheds

  • Richard  Lowrance
  • Lee S.  Altier
  • J. Denis  Newbold
  • Ronald R.  Schnabel
  • Peter M.  Groffman
  • Judith M.  Denver
  • David L.  Correll
  • J. Wendell  Gilliam
  • James L.  Robinson
  • Russell B.  Brinsfield
  • Kenneth W.  Staver
  • William  Lucas
  • Albert H.  Todd

DOI: 10.1007/s002679900060

Cite this article as:
Lowrance, R., Altier, L., Newbold, J. et al. Environmental Management (1997) 21: 687. doi:10.1007/s002679900060

KEY WORDS: Riparian forest buffers; Chesapeake Bay; Nonpoint source pollution; Nitrogen; Phosphorus; Sediment

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard  Lowrance
    • 1
  • Lee S.  Altier
    • 1
  • J. Denis  Newbold
    • 2
  • Ronald R.  Schnabel
    • 3
  • Peter M.  Groffman
    • 4
  • Judith M.  Denver
    • 5
  • David L.  Correll
    • 6
  • J. Wendell  Gilliam
    • 7
  • James L.  Robinson
    • 8
  • Russell B.  Brinsfield
    • 9
  • Kenneth W.  Staver
    • 9
  • William  Lucas
    • 10
  • Albert H.  Todd
    • 11
  1. 1.United States Department of Agriculture—Agricultural Research Service Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory Tifton, Georgia 31793, USA US
  2. 2.Stroud Water Research Center Avondale, Pennsylvania 19311, USA US
  3. 3.United States Department of Agriculture—Agricultural Research Service Northeast Watershed and Pasture Research Laboratory University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA US
  4. 4.Institute for Ecosystem Studies Millbrook, New York 12545, USA US
  5. 5.United States Geological Survey Dover, Delaware 19901, USA US
  6. 6.Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Edgewater, Maryland 21037-0028, USA US
  7. 7.Department of Soil Science North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA US
  8. 8.USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service Ft. Worth, Texas 76115, USA US
  9. 9.Wye Research and Education Center University of Maryland Queenstown, Maryland 21658, USA US
  10. 10.Integrated Land Management Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355, USA US
  11. 11.USDA-Forest Service, Chesapeake Bay Program Annapolis, Maryland 21403, USA US