Study Guide Exam II (SOS2007)

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Study Guide Exam II: World of Water 11/10/2007 19:58:00 1. Be able to rank oceans, lakes, rivers, etc. in terms of the greatest to least amount of  water. Oceans: 97% Ice and Glaciers: 2.0% Aquifer/Groundwater: 0.6% Atmosphere: 0.2% Lakes: 0.012% Soil: 0.001% Rivers: 0.0002% 2. Know the percentage of total earth water that is readily available fresh water. 0.8% 3. Know when the first survey of South Florida and the Everglades was conducted. 1835 by Buckingham Smith 4. Know the present population of Florida. In 2000: 15,982,378 5. Know the % withdrawal from surface and groundwater sources in FL. Groundwater: 62% Surface water: 38% 6. The majority of groundwater is used for what purpose?
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43% Public Supply 39% Agriculture 8.5% Industrial/Commercial 4.5% Recreation irrigation 4.0% Domestic Self-Supply 7. The majority of surface water is used for what purpose? 62% Agriculture 20% Power 8% Public Supply 6% Recreation Irrigation 4% Industrial/Commercial 8. Know Florida’s rank in agricultural water use in the U.S and the East. #11 in agricultural water use in the U.S. #1 in agricultural water use in the East 9. Know the three basic types of water pollution and two examples of each. Biological: such as bacteria or viruses Physical: such as sediment, radioactive material and heat Chemical: including heavy metals, nutrients, pesticides, and wastes 10. Know the two basic avenues of water pollution and two examples of each. Non-point source pollution:      Lawns, Gardens, urban runoff/ fertilizers, pesticides o Diffuse sources
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o Difficult to trace, regulate Point source pollution:      Factories/Industry, Wastewater Treatment Landfills, underground storage tanks,  mines o Specific entry point o Industrial discharges o Sewage treatment plants o landfills 11. Approximately what % of the U.S. population is considered urban. 79% 12. Be able to provide 2 reasons why Lake Erie is particularly susceptible to pollution. Largest population density of Great Lakes Shallowest of the Great Lakes 13. Know what MCL stands for. MCL: Maximum Contaminant Level 14. Know the drinking water standard for total coliform bacteria. MCL= no more than 5.0% total samples coliform-positive in a month
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOS 2007 taught by Professor Dr.jamesbonczek during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.

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