sci275_Appendix_E - Axia College Material Appendix E Water...

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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 Overdrawing surface water causes wetlands to dry up and estuaries to become saltier Aquiferdepletion the removal of ground water faster than it can be recharged Saltwater intrusion is the movement of seawater into a fresh water aquifer near the coast Ocean Water Resource Challenge Description Over fishing The world’s oceans are being over fished Costal Development coastal areas are overdeveloped, highly polluted, and overfished Impact on coral reefs The reefs that provided homes and food for hundreds of fish species are being destroyed faster then they can grow. 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
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2010 for the course SCI275 101 taught by Professor Morales during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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sci275_Appendix_E - Axia College Material Appendix E Water...

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