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Table 6 Total nutrient losses from the catchment of the Fleet Lagoon from woodland, urban and non-agricultural land use, and total nitrogen load received from precipitation.

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

Land Use Area (ha) total loss (t yr-1)
    Nitrogen Phosphorus
Woodland 90.35 1.17 0.002
Urban 78.51 0.39 0.079
Non-agricultural land 44.78 0.58 0.001
Total   2.15 0.081
Input from Precipitation    
  Area (ha) Export Coefficient (kg N ha-1 yr-1) Run-off Coefficient Total Load (t yr-1)
Catchment 2807.08 12 0.38 12.8
Lagoon Surface 478.02 12 1.0 5.736
Total     18.537