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Unformatted text preview: .1/.4 Comments/ observations about ecosystem: The sample site was around trees, rocks, grass, a drainage pipe, plastic cups, cardboard box, and plastic wrapping. We also observed some sort of milky substance floating on the surface of the water and coming out of the drainage pipe. The stream had a natural bed, however the bed did not appear to be healthy because of the large amount of algae present on the rocks. As the measurements were taken, algae and insects were observed in or on top of the water. However, we did not observe any fish or living organisms in the water itself. Most of the land near the sample site was covered by mud or grass, however there was evidence of human influence marked by a bridge across the stream, trash in the area, the proximity of the stream to the parking lot and Mr. Chips building, and the drainage pipe coming from the direction of Taylor Hall....
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This lab report was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course GISAT 112 taught by Professor Frysinger during the Winter '07 term at James Madison University.
- Winter '07
- The Land