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Food quality is an important factor affecting production efficiency. Clean water, and fish—2 ecosystem services brought to you by: Inverted pyramids of trophic level biomass Eutrophied lake, Queensland, Australia
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Most serious consequences of greenhouse warming will be the redistribution of  water in space and time: Reduced snowpack storage in Sierra Increased intensity of storms Flashy runoff Hydrologic (water) cycle Permeability of the surface: path that water takes from land to rivers determines  time interval for storage and “flashiness” of floods (land use effects, eg Philippines) Affected areas have lost 20% of forest cover over the last 10 years. Infiltration of rain reduced, so flows flashy, erosive.  Roots decay over time, triggering mud slides. 4 people killed by this in Coos Bay Oregon. Evapotranspiration: evaporation and transpiration (loss of water thru stomates of 
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