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Regional nitrogen budget of the Lake Victoria Basin, East Africa: syntheses, uncertainties and perspectives

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Regional nitrogen budget of the Lake Victoria Basin, East Africa : syntheses, uncertainties and perspectives. / Zhou, Minghua; Brandt, Patric; Pelster, David; Rufino, Mariana C; Robinson, Timothy; Butterbach-Bahl, Klaus.

In: Environmental Research Letters, Vol. 9, No. 10, 105009, 13.10.2014.

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Zhou, M, Brandt, P, Pelster, D, Rufino, MC, Robinson, T & Butterbach-Bahl, K 2014, 'Regional nitrogen budget of the Lake Victoria Basin, East Africa: syntheses, uncertainties and perspectives', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 9, no. 10, 105009. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/9/10/105009

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Zhou, M., Brandt, P., Pelster, D., Rufino, M. C., Robinson, T., & Butterbach-Bahl, K. (2014). Regional nitrogen budget of the Lake Victoria Basin, East Africa: syntheses, uncertainties and perspectives. Environmental Research Letters, 9(10), [105009]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/9/10/105009

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Zhou M, Brandt P, Pelster D, Rufino MC, Robinson T, Butterbach-Bahl K. Regional nitrogen budget of the Lake Victoria Basin, East Africa: syntheses, uncertainties and perspectives. Environmental Research Letters. 2014 Oct 13;9(10). 105009. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/9/10/105009

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Zhou, Minghua ; Brandt, Patric ; Pelster, David ; Rufino, Mariana C ; Robinson, Timothy ; Butterbach-Bahl, Klaus. / Regional nitrogen budget of the Lake Victoria Basin, East Africa : syntheses, uncertainties and perspectives. In: Environmental Research Letters. 2014 ; Vol. 9, No. 10.

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