Notes For Third Test

Notes For Third Test - As you deplete the amount of...

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Notes for the Third Test Aquatic Insects: Ephemeroptera: mayfly Pleoptera: stonefly Trichoptera: caddis fly Odonatera: dragon/damsel fly Megaloptera; fish and dobsom Coleoptera: beetles Organisms break down Course Particulate Matter (CPM) which serves as food for the collector gatherers Periphyton: grazers, serve as food Deeper the water is, the more it can carry (4 ft. deep rock, but 5 in. only mud) As decrease in elevation, the water will slow down, and get bigger rivers come together, etc. Riparian buffers: help with erosion and filter
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Unformatted text preview: As you deplete the amount of groundwater and that flow, the amount of saltwater flowing in increases saltwater intrusion Point and nonpoint source pollution: Point source: localized source, pipe dumping pollutants into water Nonpoint source: many different sources, cropland, runoff TMDL: Total Maximum Daily Load: has to do with amount of cholaform bacteria in the waterways embeddenus: rocks in stream, sediment comes in and fills in the gaps, covers the rocks, causes the number of organisms to decrease...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EESC 101 taught by Professor Bass during the Fall '07 term at Mary Washington.

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