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In polluted tropical rivers, productivity responds to nutrient enrichment and can attain rates of 6000mg Cm −2 d −1. Storch, T. A. and G. W. Saunders. Report to U.S. An intermittent stream has water flowing only part of the year. ges. Part of Springer Nature. 55–118. Exposed soil is more susceptible to wind and water erosion. Acid rain - Acid rain - Effects on lakes and rivers: The regional effects of acid deposition were first noted in parts of western Europe and eastern North America in the late 1960s and early 1970s when changes in the chemistry of rivers and lakes, often in remote locations, were linked to declines in the health of aquatic organisms such as resident fish, crayfish, and clam populations. U.S. Dept. Nitrogen enrichment of surface water by absorption of ammonia volatilized from cattle feedlots. Dynamics is imperative for helping mitigate negative impacts on the use of in. 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