13 - National Estuary Program Clean Lakes Program Regional...

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Key Terms and Concepts Upon completion of this course, the student should be familiar with the following terms, concepts, and programs Water Pollution Non point source pollution Point source pollution Turbidity Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) Salinity Total Soluble Salts Sodicity Sodium absorption ratio (SAR) Pollutant Carcinogen Food chain Half life Xenobiotic Industrial waste Mun i cipal waste Natural toxins Radionuclides Pollution from soil sediments Biodiversity Landscape modification Non native species Biological pest control Integrated pest management Acceptable daily intake (ADI) Acute toxicity Antagonism Bioaccumulation (biomagnification) Cancer potency factor Chronic toxicity Eutrophication Heavy metals Mutation Reference dose Synergism Teratogenic Threshold level Methemoglobinemia Composting Pests Pesticides
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No-observable-effect level (NOEL) Pest resistance Wash water Hypoxia Proposition 65 of California Programs focusing on water Water Bank Program Non point Source Pollution Control Program
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Unformatted text preview: National Estuary Program Clean Lakes Program Regional Water Quality Program Wellhead Protection Program Coastal Zone Program Links : Water Quality – the United States: National Water Quality Laboratory of the UCGS http://nwql.usgs.gov/ Toxic Substances Hydrology Program of the UCGS http://toxics.usgs.gov/ Soil and Water Quality Research Unit of the ARS, USDA http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/site_main.htm?modecode=36-25-15-10 National Sedimentation Laboratory of the ARS, USDA http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=64-08-05-00 Water Quality Assessment and Monitoring of the NRCS, USDA http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/wqam/ Chesapeake Bay Program http://www.chesapeakebay.net/index.cfm Clean Water and Oceans Program of Natural Resources Defense Council http://www.nrdc.org/water/default.asp Water Quality – International: Global Environmental Monitoring System – The World of Water Quality http://www.gemswater.org/...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course NUTR 241 taught by Professor Kathleenmerrigan during the Fall '06 term at TUFS.

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