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Composition and distribution of phosphorus forms in sediments of Greenfield Lake, Wilmington, North Carolina

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Greenfield Lake in Wilmington, North Carolina has experienced recent problems with algal blooms, low dissolved oxygen levels, and fish kills. Many of these issues have likely been caused by high nutrient loading. This study examined lake sediment as a source and sink for phosphorus, the nutrient most often responsible for freshwater eutrophication.