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Table 4 Mean application and loss rates for inorganic and organic nitrogen and phosphorus in the catchment of the Fleet Lagoon, for selected intervals, 1866–2002.

From: Hindcasting of nutrient loadings from its catchment on a highly valuable coastal lagoon: the example of the Fleet, Dorset, UK, 1866–2004

   Nitrogen Phosphorus
   Interval (t yr-1) % increase Interval (t yr-1) % increase
Inorganic Applied 1901–1936 39.92 641 1866–1936 6.37 439
   1981–2002 256.17   1941–2002 27.99  
  Lost 1901–1936 5.01 442 1866–1936 0.15 387
   1981–2002 22.16   1941–2002 0.58  
Organic Applied 1866–1966 125.1 213 1866–1936 17.85 190
   1981–2002 266.94   1941–2002 33.39  
  Lost 1886–1956 20.5   1866–1966 0.50  
   1981–2002 43.17   1941–2002 0.95