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Axia College Material Appendix E Water Resource Challenges Review Ch. 10 and 11 of your text, then complete the following: Provide at least three freshwater and three ocean water resource challenges by filling in the following table. Then, respond to the question that follows: Freshwater Resource Challenge Description Aquifer Depletion Lowers the water table, and can result in well water becoming too salty for human consumption. Overdrawing Surface Waters Wetlands dry up and estuary water becomes salty. Salinization Can cause an accumulation of salt in the soil that is being irrigated.
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Unformatted text preview: Ocean Water Resource Challenge Description Marine Pollution Can cause major impacts on both marine life and humans who may consume thing like shellfish etc. Coastal Development Can change or damage the coastal ecosystems. Human impact on coral reefs Humans damage coral reefs in various ways, which means that important ecosystems are being damaged. In 200 to 300 words, respond to the following: Choose one fresh or ocean water resource challenge and describe in detail why the issue has become a problem and how human activities have contributed to the problem....
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2010 for the course SCI 1453325 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '10 term at Aberystwyth University.

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