• Evaluation of Nitrate Nitrogen Contamination Degree in Groundwater Wells, Jeju Island
  • Sung-Ho Song1*·Dongjun Hwangbo1·Ki-Young Jang1·Jin-Sung Kim1·Sang-Ki Seo1·Won-Seok Yang2

  • 1Jeju Headquarter, Korea Rural Community Corporation
    2Water Policy Division, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province

  • 제주도 지하수 관정 내 질산성질소 오염도 평가
  • 송성호1*·황보동준1·장기영1·김진성1·서상기1·양원석2

  • 1한국농어촌공사 제주지역본부, 2제주특별자치도 물정책과

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This Article

  • 2021; 26(4): 8-19

    Published on Aug 31, 2021

  • 10.7857/JSGE.2021.26.4.008
  • Received on Jul 2, 2021
  • Revised on Jul 7, 2021
  • Accepted on Aug 5, 2021

Correspondence to

  • Sung-Ho Song
  • Jeju Headquarter, Korea Rural Community Corporation

  • E-mail: shsong@ekr.or.kr