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Alexander, R.B., Böhlke, J.K., Boyer, E.W., David, M.B., Harvey, J.W., Mulholland, P.J., Seitzinger, S.P., Tobias, C.R., Tonitto, C., and Wollheim, W.M., 2009,
Dynamic modeling of nitrogen losses in river networks unravels the coupled effects of hydrological and biogeochemical processes: Biogeochemistry, v. 93, no. 1-2, p. 91-116, doi:10.1007/s10533-008-9274-8.
Antweiler, R.C., Goolsby, D.A., and Taylor, H.E., 1996,
Nutrients in the Mississippi River, 1987-92, in Meade, R.H., ed., Contaminants in the Mississippi River: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1133, p. 73-85.
Antweiler, R.C., Patton, C.J., and Taylor, H.E., 1995,
Nutrients, in Moody, J.A., ed., Chemical data for water samples collected during four upriver cruises on the Mississippi River between New Orleans, Louisiana, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 1990-April 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-523, p. 89-92.
Antweiler, R.C., and Taylor, H.E., 1997,
Spatial distribution of nutrients in the Mississippi River system (1991-1992), in Proceedings--Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Conference, Kenner, Louisiana: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, p. 133-143.
Aulenbach, B.T., Buxton, H.T., Battaglin, W.A., and Coupe, R.H., 2007,
Streamflow and nutrient fluxes of the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin and subbasins for the period of record through 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1080 (On-line only).

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Barnes, R.T., Smith, R.L., and Aiken, G.R., 2012,
Linkages between denitrification and dissolved organic matter quality, Boulder Creek watershed, Colorado: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 117, no. G1, p. G01014, doi:10.1029/2011jg001749.
Battaglin, W.A., Aulenbach, B.T., Vecchia, A., and Buxton, H.T., 2010,
Changes in streamflow and the flux of nutrients in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin, USA, 1980–2007: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2009-5164, 48 p.
Battaglin, W.A., and Goolsby, D.A., 1999,
Are shifts in herbicide use reflected in concentration changes in midwestern rivers?: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 33, no. 17, p. 2917-2925, doi:10.1021/es9900149.
Battaglin, W.A., Kendall, C., Chang, C.C.Y., Silva, S.R., and Campbell, D.H., 2001,
Chemical and isotopic evidence of nitrogen transformation in the Mississippi River, 1997-98: Hydrological Processes, v. 15, no. 7, p. 1285-1300, doi:10.1002/hyp.214.
Battaglin, W.A., Kendall, C., Chang, C.C.Y., Silva, S.R., and Campbell, D.H., 2001,
Isotopic and chemical composition of inorganic and organic water-quality samples from the Mississippi River Basin, 1997-98: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4095, 57 p.
Battaglin, W.A., Kendall, C., Goolsby, D.A., and Boyer, L.L., 1997,
Plan of study to determine if the isotopic ratios δ15N and δ18O can reveal the sources of nitrate discharged by the Mississippi River into the Gulf of Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-230, 18 p.
Böhlke, J.K., Antweiler, R.C., Harvey, J.W., Laursen, A.E., Smith, L.K., Smith, R.L., and Voytek, M.A., 2009,
Multi-scale measurements and modeling of denitrification in streams with varying flow and nitrate concentration in the upper Mississippi River Basin, USA: Biogeochemistry, v. 93, no. 1-2, p. 117-141, doi:10.1007/s10533-008-9282-8.
Bratkovich, A., Dinnel, S.P., and Goolsby, D.A., 1995,
Variability and prediction of freshwater and nitrate fluxes for the Louisiana-Texas shelf--Mississippi and Atchafalaya source functions: Estuaries, v. 17, no. 4, p. 766-778.
Brinton, T.I., Garbarino, J.R., Peart, D.B., Taylor, H.E., and Antweiler, R.C., 1995,
Concentration and transport data for dissolved inorganic constituents in water collected during seven cruises on the Mississippi River and some of its tributaries, July 1987 - June 1990: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-524, 102 p.
Burns, D.A., Boyer, E.W., Elliott, E.M., and Kendall, C., 2009,
Sources and transformations of nitrate from streams draining varying land uses--Evidence from dual isotope analysis: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 38, no. 3, p. 1149-1159, doi:10.2134/jeq2008.0371.

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CENR, 2000,
Integrated assessment of hypoxia in the northern Gulf of Mexico: National Science and Technology Council Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, Washington, D.C., 58 p.
Chang, C.C.Y., Kendall, C., Silva, S.R., Battaglin, W.A., and Campbell, D.H., 2002,
Nitrate stable isotopes--Tools for determining nitrate sources among different land uses in the Mississippi River Basin: Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, v. 59, no. 12, p. 1874-1885, doi:10.1139/f02-153.
Clark, G.M., Broshears, R.E., Hooper, R.P., and Goolsby, D.A., 2002,
Evaluating the influence of source basins on downstream water quality in the Mississippi River: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 38, no. 3, p. 803-818, doi:10.1111/j.1752-1688.2002.tb00998.x.
Coupe, R.H., Goolsby, D.A., Iverson, J.L., Zaugg, S.D., and Markovchick, D.J., 1995,
Pesticide, nutrient, streamflow and physical property data for the Mississippi River and major tributaries, April 1991-September 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-657, 116 p.

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Druliner, A.D., Goolsby, D.A., and Meyer, M., 1996,
Temporal distributions of herbicide and nitrite-nitrate concentrations and loads in the West Fork of the Big Blue River, Nebraska, 1990 and 1991-92, in Morganwalp, D.W., and Aronson, D.A., eds., U.S. Geological Survey Toxic Substances Hydrology Program--Proceedings of the technical meeting, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 20-24, 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4015, v. 1, p. 479-485.

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Garbarino, J.R., Antweiler, R.C., Brinton, T.I., Roth, D.A., and Taylor, H.E., 1995,
Concentration and transport data for selected dissolved inorganic constituents and dissolved organic carbon in water collected from the Mississippi River and some of its tributaries, July 1991 - May 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-149, 149 p.
Goolsby, D.A., 2000,
Flow of nitrogen into Mississippi Basin believed to cause Gulf hypoxia: Earth in Space, v. 13, no. 3, p. 6-10.
Goolsby, D.A., 2000,
Mississippi basin nitrogen flux believed to cause Gulf hypoxia: Eos, v. 81, no. 29, p. 321, 326-327.
Goolsby, D.A., 1994,
Flux of herbicides and nitrate from the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico during the 1993 flood, in Dowgiallo, M.J., ed., Coastal oceanographic effects of summer 1993 Mississippi River flooding--Special NOAA report: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, p. 32-35.
Goolsby, D.A., and Battaglin, W.A., 2001,
Long-term changes in concentrations and flux of nitrogen in the Mississippi River basin, USA: Hydrological Processes, v. 15, no. 7, p. 1209-1226, doi:10.1002/hyp.210.
Goolsby, D.A., and Battaglin, W.A., 2000,
Nitrogen in the Mississippi Basin--Estimating sources and predicting flux to the Gulf of Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 135-00, 6 p.
Goolsby, D.A., Battaglin, W.A., Aulenbach, B.T., and Hooper, R.P., 2001,
Nitrogen input to the Gulf of Mexico: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 30, no. 2, p. 329-336, doi:10.2134/jeq2001.302329x.
Goolsby, D.A., Battaglin, W.A., Lawrence, G.B., Artz, R.S., Aulenbach, B.T., Hooper, R.P., Keeney, D.R., and Stensland, G.J., 1999,
Flux and sources of nutrients in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin--Topic 3, Report for the integrated assessment on hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA Coastal Ocean Program Decision Analysis Series No. 17, 129 p.
Goolsby, D.A., Battaglin, W.A., and Thurman, E.M., 1994,
Occurrence and transport of herbicides and nitrate in the Mississippi River during the 1993 flood--Proceedings of American Water Resources Association meeting, in, Nashville, Tenn., April 17-20, 1994: p. 473-477.
Goolsby, D.A., Coupe, R.H., and Markovchick, D.J., 1991,
Distribution of selected herbicides and nitrate in the Mississippi River and its major tributaries, April through June 1991: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 91-4163, 35 p.
Green, C.T., Böhlke, J.K., Bekins, B.A., and Phillips, S.P., 2010,
Mixing effects on apparent reaction rates and isotope fractionation during denitrification in a heterogeneous aquifer: Water Resources Research, v. 46, no. 8, doi:10.1029/2009WR008903.

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Johnson, G.P., and Coupe, R.H., 1996,
Transport and concentrations of selected herbicides and nitrate in the Sangamon River, Illinois, April 1991 - March 1992, in Morganwalp, D.W., and Aronson, D.A., eds., U.S. Geological Survey Toxic Substances Hydrology Program--Proceedings of the technical meeting, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 20-24, 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4015, v. 1, p. 471-478.

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Kendall, C., Battaglin, W.A., Cabana, G., Chang, C.C., Silva, S.R., Porter, S.D., Goolsby, D.A., Campbell, D.H., Hooper, R.P., and Schmitt, C.J., 1999,
Isotopic tracing of nitrogen sources and cycling in the Mississippi River Basin, in Morganwalp, D.W., and Buxton, H.T., eds., U.S. Geological Survey Toxic Substances Hydrology Program--Proceedings of the Technical Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, March 8-12, 1999--Volume 2 of 3--Contamination of Hydrologic Systems and Related Ecosystems: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4018B, p. 339-343.
Kendall, C., and Coplen, T.B., 2001,
Distribution of oxygen-18 and deuterium in river waters across the United States: Hydrological Processes, v. 15, no. 7, p. 1363-1393, doi:10.1002/hyp.217.
Kendall, C., Silva, S.R., and Kelly, V.J., 2001,
Carbon and nitrogen isotopic compositions of particulate organic matter in four large river systems across the United States: Hydrological Processes, v. 15, no. 7, p. 1301-1346, doi:10.1002/hyp.216.
Koch, J.C., Runkel, R.L., Striegl, R., and McKnight, D.M., 2013,
Hydrologic controls on the transport and cycling of carbon and nitrogen in a boreal catchment underlain by continuous permafrost: Journal of Geophysical Research--Biogeosciences, p. 1-12, doi:10.1002/jgrg.20058 (Advanced Web release).
Kolpin, D.W., Zichelle, K.E., and Thurman, E.M., 1996,
Water-quality data for pesticides, nutrients, and volatile organic compounds in near-surface aquifers of the midcontinental United States, 1992-1994: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-435, 47 p.
Kuwabara, J.S., Topping, B.R., Parchaso, F., Engelstad, A.C., and Greene, V.E., 2009,
Benthic flux of nutrients and trace metals in the northern component of San Francisco Bay, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1286, 26 p.

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Liao, L., Green, C.T., Bekins, B.A., and Böhlke, J.K., 2012,
Factors controlling nitrate fluxes in groundwater in agricultural areas: Water Resources Research, v. 48, p. 18, W00L09, doi:10.1029/2011WR011008.
Lucey, K.J., and Goolsby, D.A., 1993,
Effects of climatic variations over 11 years on nitrate-nitrogen concentrations in the Raccoon River, Iowa: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 22, no. 1, p. 38-46, doi:10.2134/jeq1993.00472425002200010005x.

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McIsaac, G.F., David, M.B., Gertner, G.Z., and Goolsby, D.A., 2002,
Relating net nitrogen input in the Mississippi River Basin to nitrate flux in the Lower Mississippi River--A comparison of approaches: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 31, no. 5, p. 1610-1622, doi:10.2134/jeq2002.1610.
Michel, R.L., 2004,
Tritium hydrology of the Mississippi River Valley: Hydrological Processes, v. 18, no. 7, p. 1255-1269, doi:10.1002/hyp.1403.
Milly, P.C.D., 2005,
Trends in the water budget of the Mississippi River basin, 1949-1997: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2005-3020, 2 p.
Mueller, D.K., Ruddy, B.C., and Battaglin, W.A., 1997,
Logistic model of nitrate in streams of the upper-midwestern United States: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 26, no. 5, p. 1223-1230, doi:10.2134/jeq1997.00472425002600050005x.
Mueller, D.K., Ruddy, B.C., and Battaglin, W.A., 1996,
Relation of nitrate concentrations in surface water to land use in the Upper-Midwestern United States, 1989-90, in Morganwalp, D.W., and Aronson, D.A., eds., U.S. Geological Survey Toxic Substances Hydrology Program--Proceedings of the technical meeting, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 20-24, 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4015, v. 1, p. 441-448.
Mueller, D.K., Ruddy, B.C., and Battaglin, W.A., 1993,
Relation of nitrate concentrations in surface water to land use in the upper-Midwestern United States, 1989-90, in Goolsby, D.A., Boyer, L.L., and Mallard, G.E., eds., Selected papers on agricultural chemicals in water resources of the Midcontinental United States: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-418, p. 41-50.

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Pellerin, B.A., Downing, B.D., Kendall, C., Dahlgren, R.A., Kraus, T.E.C., Saraceno, J., Spencer, R.G.M., and Bergamaschi, B.A., 2009,
Assessing the sources and magnitude of diurnal nitrate variability in the San Joaquin River (California) with an in situ optical nitrate sensor and dual nitrate isotopes: Freshwater Biology, v. 54, no. 2, p. 376-387, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2008.02111.x.

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Reysenbach, A.-L., Hamamura, N., Podar, M., Griffiths, E., Ferreira, S., Hochstein, R., Heidelberg, J., Johnson, J., Mead, D., Pohorille, A., Sarmiento, M., Schweighofer, K., Seshadri, R., and Voytek, M.A., 2009,
Complete and draft genome sequences of six members of the aquificales: Journal of Bacteriology, v. 191, no. 6, p. 1992-1993, doi:10.1128/jb.01645-08.
Rosenbauer, R.J., Swarzenski, P.W., Kendall, C., Orem, W.H., Hostettler, F.D., and Rollog, M.E., 2009,
A carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur elemental and isotopic study in dated sediment cores from the Louisiana Shelf: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 29, no. 6, p. 415-429, doi:10.1007/s00367-009-0151-9.

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Scribner, E.A., Goolsby, D.A., Battaglin, W.A., Meyer, M.T., and Thurman, E.M., 2006,
Concentrations of selected herbicides, herbicide degradation products, and nutrients in the lower Mississippi river, Louisiana, April 1991 through December 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 165, 84 p.
Scribner, E.A., Goolsby, D.A., Thurman, E.M., and Battaglin, W.A., 1998,
A reconnaissance for selected herbicides and nutrients in streams of nine Midwestern States, 1994-95: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-181, 44 p.
Scribner, E.A., Goolsby, D.A., Thurman, E.M., Meyer, M.T., and Battaglin, W.A., 1996,
Concentrations of selected herbicides, herbicide metabolites, and nutrients in outflow from selected midwestern reservoirs, April 1992 through September 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-393, 128 p.
Scribner, E.A., Goolsby, D.A., Thurman, E.M., Meyer, M.T., and Pomes, M.L., 1994,
Concentrations of selected herbicides, two triazine metabolites, and nutrients in storm runoff from nine stream basins in the midwestern United States, 1990-92: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-396, 144 p.
Scribner, E.A., Thurman, E.M., Goolsby, D.A., Meyer, M.T., Mills, M.S., and Pomes, M.L., 1993,
Reconnaissance data for selected herbicides, two atrazine metabolites, and nitrate in surface water of the Midwestern United States, 1989-90: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-457, 77 p.
Sebestyen, S.D., Boyer, E.W., Shanley, J.B., Kendall, C., Doctor, D.H., Aiken, G.R., and Ohte, N., 2008,
Sources, transformations, and hydrological processes that control stream nitrate and dissolved organic matter concentrations during snowmelt in an upland forest: Water Resources Research, v. 44, no. 12, p. 1-14, W12410, doi:10.1029/2008WR006983.
Smith, R.L., Böhlke, J.K., Repert, D.A., and Hart, C.P., 2009,
Nitrification and denitrification in a midwestern stream containing high nitrate--In situ assessment using tracers in dome-shaped incubation chambers: Biogeochemistry, v. 96, no. 1, p. 189-208, doi:10.1007/s10533-009-9358-0.
Stringfellow, W., Herr, J., Litton, G., Brunell, M., Borglin, S., Hanlon, J., Chen, C., Graham, J., Burks, R., Dahlgren, R., Kendall, C., Brown, R., and Quinn, N., 2009,
Investigation of river eutrophication as part of a low dissolved oxygen total maximum daily load implementation: Water science and technology--A journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, v. 59, no. 1, p. 9-14, doi:10.2166/wst.2009.739.

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Taylor, H.E., Antweiler, R.C., Brinton, T.I., Roth, D.A., and Moody, J.A., 1994,
Major ions, nutrients and trace elements in the Mississippi River near Thebes, Illinois, July through September, 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1120-D, 21 p.
Triska, F.J., Duff, J.H., A.P., J., and Avanzino, R.J., 2008,
Nutrient chemistry, transformation and release in riparian groundwater seep discharge during the final meter of subsurface transport, Minnesota, USA: Verhandlungen des Internationalen Verein Limnologie, v. 30, no. 3, p. 435-440.

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Wilson, T., Amirbahman, A., Norton, S., and Voytek, M., 2010,
A record of phosphorus dynamics in oligotrophic lake sediment: Journal of Paleolimnology, v. 44, no. 1, p. 279-294, doi:10.1007/s10933-009-9403-y.

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Young, M.B., McLaughlin, K., Kendall, C., Stringfellow, W., Rollog, M., Elsbury, K., Donald, E., and Paytan, A., 2009,
Characterizing the oxygen isotopic composition of phosphate sources to aquatic ecosystems: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 43, no. 14, p. 5190-5196, doi:10.1021/es900337q.

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