week6 checkpoint- Water Resource Challenge

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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 Flooding When water raises to a height that exceeds the banks of the water source, then can cause flood damage. Aquifer Depletion When humans take more ground water than can be saturated back into the ground. Overdrawing surface waters When humans take too much water from a lake or river. Ocean Water Resource Challenge Description Marine pollution From ships, tankers and numerous other things that can affect the ecosystem. Overfishing When fishermen over fish a breed of fish where it may become an endangered species. Water Currents Currents in the ocean that circulate because of the changing temperatures in the ocean in different areas.
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course UOP uop taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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