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Unformatted text preview: CEE 250A UCLA, Fall 2011 Resarch Paper Assignment Prepare a journal-type research paper on a topic of interest which is related to our discussions of hydrology and water resources engineering. You are basically writing a state-of-the-art review on a specific area of research in hydrology (i.e. Recent Advances in Remote Sensing of Precipitation) or summarizing work on a specific project or event (i.e. Environmental Impacts of Three Gorges Dam). The goal is to collect background information and summarize the material in a journal-article format. For example, include current state of the art research on the subject, relevant data/results presented by authors, current debate on the subject, future affect or impact on water resources, populations, ecosystems, etc. You must include at least five peer-reviewed journal articles . No web sources are allowed unless cleared with the instructor first. ALL sources will be turned in with the final paper (except textbooks or other books used for references). Length: 10 pages (excluding title page, abstract, references, figures, etc.) Format: Double-spaced 1 inch margins T i m e s N e w R o m a n , 1 2- p t . f o n t Due date : Topic and journal resources selected: October 12 th I n i t i a l M a n u s c r i p t ( C o m plete Draft): November 21 st P e e r R e v i e w : N o v e m b e r 2 8 th F i n a l M a n u s c r i p t ( R e v i...
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