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Application: Nitrate Reduction Processes

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The coupled reactive transport code (“OGS#IPhreeqc”) is applied to a pyrite-driven denitrification of nitrate-contaminated groundwater scenario. This nitrate reactive transport model is a simplification of the model involving both autotrophic and heterotrophic denitrification processes based on results from a field study in the Hessian Ried, Germany Kludt et al., (2016). For the interested reader, more detail information can be found in Jang et al., (2017).


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Jang, E. (2018). Application: Nitrate Reduction Processes. In: OpenGeoSys Tutorial. SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences. Springer, Cham.

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