QUEST

Follow that Nutrient

Clip | 5m 33s

Take a tour of the ribbons of rivers that crisscross the U.S. and deliver drinking water to over 117 million people every day. Learn how the physical, chemical, and biological systems within watersheds collaborate to create a continuum of resilient interconnected ecosystems. Find out how watersheds spiral nutrients in and out of the river basin, feeding a vast food web in the process.

Aired: 04/09/14

Rating: NR

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Funding for QUEST is provided by the National Science Foundation.