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Too much of the world lacks access to clean drinking water. Engineer Michael Pritchard did something about it -- inventing the portable Lifesaver filter, which can make the most revolting water drinka
Another winning entry from a 2011 Caring for our Watersheds Contestant. This contestant has written and recorded numerous songs and wanted to use his talents...
The Chesapeake Bay Remote Sensing Program (CBRSP) has produced a > 20-year set of ‘ocean color’ measurements from light aircraft to estimate chlorophyll (chl-a) concentrations in Chesapeake Bay, cover
Learn the condition of local streams, lakes and other waters anywhere in the US... quickly and in plain language. See if your local waterway was checked for pollution, what was found, and what is bein
Many things happen in a watershed that affect the quality of the water we rely upon. What are they? Would you make the best decisions in managing your watershed? Examine the issues i
Clean up the dirty watershed In the watershed game, your task is to clean up the dirty watershed. Many different people and corporations might pollute the watershed – it’s your job to make the right c
Watersheds, Estuaries, and Wetlands SOL 6.7 1 Modified from a Powerpoint made by the Willis Independent School District; Willis, TX
The student will investigate and understand the natural processes and human interactions that affect watershed systems. Key concepts include
An estuary is an area where a freshwater river or stream meets the ocean. When freshwater and seawater combine, the water becomes brackish, or slightly salty.
Watershed is a land area that channels rainfall and snowmelt to creeks, streams, and rivers, and eventually to outflow points such as reservoirs, bays, and the ocean.