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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, the upper level of the saturated groundwater. Prolonged depletion drains an aquifer dry, effectively eliminating it as a water resource. Over drawing surface water Removing too much water from a fresh water source such as a stream or lake Salinization Causes salt build up over a time span of years and can poison plants or dehydrate their roots. Ocean Water Resource Challenge Description Marine pollution Humans dumping garbage into the ocean which in turn kills off the fish that are used to feed the humans. Flooding of coastal areas An overflow of an expanse of water that submerges land. Over fishing
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2010 for the course SCI 275 SCI 275 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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