Essays Tagged: "Water Quality"

A short essay on the Impacts of Tourism on the Environment.

world. It can put great pressure on an area, and lead to negative environmental impacts on air and water quality, vegetation, soil, wildlife, and many other things.One of the most important areas of ... that the bus is at a comfortable temperature when they return.Another negative effect of tourism is water quality. Bushwalkers can damage small streams by walking through them too many times, causing ...

(3 pages) 26050 4 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Contempory geographical issue relating to water management at Lake Parramatta, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

destrians and the introduction of exotic vegetation such as trees and vines with shallow roots.Stormwater drainage has led to the increased flow of water in rivers during storms, due to the excess amo ... nt of water flowing into the river, the sediment on the bottom of the river is disturbed making the water cloudy.Chemical runoff is another geographical process affecting the water quality, effluents ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Springtree Lake: A Study in Limnology

o evaluate how various parameters typically measured and analyzed by limnologists can affect a freshwater lake's water quality and its ability to provide a suitable habitat for a diverse species of aq ... northwestern part of Jacksonville, Florida. The five parameters that were measured included air and water temperatures, turbidity or water clarity, salinity, pH, and dissolved oxygen. The results of t ...

(43 pages) 95 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bolsa Chica Wetlands management plan.

f existing wildlife, reestablishment of native animals and vegetation and the strict supervision of water quality. In order to protect the wetlands for the future generations, we must also educate the ... ase in visitors standards for pollution and accessibility to delicate areas should be more secured. Water quality should be strictly monitored for cleanliness and clean-ups should be organized once a ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Key environmental legislation

gy, land use and conservation, noise control, pesticides, solid waste management, toxic substances, water quality, wildlife conservation and other general environmental legislation. In this paper our ... t than others. Examples would be land use and conservation, air quality, solid waste management and water quality. These areas require a lot more attention for more reasons than one. Water and air qua ...

(5 pages) 155 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Condamine river fresh water report

Condamine river fresh water reportThe water at the Condamine river and at browns plans site was of good quality, in the vi ... have similar characteristics and also had very different characteristics through the testing of the water at each location.Each site visited, there was minimal animal activity seen around the areas. A ... ith minimal variations in grasses.Each site contain a large variety of macro invertebrates in their water, they vary from very sensitive to very tolerant invertebrates. Brows Falls had the most differ ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Salton See - Living or dying

; California's largest lake, measuring 15 by 30 miles, and containing over 7.5 million acre-feet of water (Simon 1), shines with its beautiful smooth silver surface in the middle of Imperial Valley's ... ish and hundreds of thousands of birds have been constantly dying for last few years. The declining water quality if allowed to continue, will cause the Sea to be a further danger to wildlife, to peop ...

(10 pages) 59 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Determination of the Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) of River Water Samples

oxygen demand (COD) is a measure of the amount of oxygen consumed by the organic material within a water sample that is oxidized by a strong chemical oxidant, such as potassium dichromate (K2Cr2O7). ... um dichromate (K2Cr2O7). Its main use is as an indicator of the organic and inorganic matter within water and effluent discharge giving a quantitative value of water quality. There are other tests tha ...

(10 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Litterature review: Biotic and abiotic factors affecting the distribution of freshwater macroinvertebrates

dent number: 2029474PARAMETERS AFFECTING MACROINVERTEBRATES DISTRIBUTION IN FRESHWATERAquatic macroinvertebrates are an important part of the food chain, esp ... the lower end of the food chain. Some shred and eat leaves and other organic matter that enters the water. Because of their abundance and position in the aquatic food chain, benthos plays a critical r ...

(7 pages) 78 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Chemistry of Natural Water

INTRODUCTIONThe purpose of this experiment is to explore the hardness of the water on campus. Hard water has been aproblem for hundreds of years. One of the earliest references ... been aproblem for hundreds of years. One of the earliest references to the hardness or softness of water is inHippocrates discourse on water quality in Fifth century B.C. Hard water causes many probl ... problems in both inthe household and in the industrial world. One of the largest problems with hard water is that it tends toleave a residue when it evaporates. Aside from being aesthetically unpleasi ...

(8 pages) 68 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Resource Shortage: Clean Water

ople, Science, and the EnvironmentResource Shortage Paper7Feb05Resource 2.Awareness is growing that water is a renewable but scarce and precious resource, which must be carefully managed if future wat ... ce and precious resource, which must be carefully managed if future water crises are to be avoided. Water is vital to all life and central to all efforts to eliminate poverty. However, there are still ...

(4 pages) 312 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Research and Evaluation: Vineyard Site Selection

g; environmental stresses and biological pests, slope of growing area, climatic variables, soil and water quality and . Grapes grown in Ventura County exposed to environmental stresses and biological ... s.It will be our challenge to determine from the remaining variables of climactic, soil quality and water quality and quantity, which will provide the best selection for development of a profitable vi ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.4 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Watershed Council

Soap Creek Watershed Council October 10, 2000 1. Officers were elected: Mike Dubrasich "" Chair Steve Lundinbur ... "" Secretary 2. Discussed the subcommittees, focusing on whether or not there should be a separate Water Quality subcommittee or if it should be part of the Monitoring subcommittee.3. A discussion ar ... subcommittee.3. A discussion arose between the board members about the subcommittees. How many the Watershed should have, which committees should be created, and who would lead them was decided. Many ...

(1 pages) 347 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How north carolina is affected by water pollution

HOW NORTH CAROLINA IS EFFECTED ECONOMICALLY BY WATER POLLUTION About 80% of the State's surveyed freshwater rivers and streams have good water qual ... ter rivers and streams have good water quality that fully supports aquatic life uses, 17% have fair water quality that partially supports aquatic life uses, and 3% have poor water quality that does no ... nt enrichment. The Champion Paper mill on the Pigeon River is the source of dioxin contamination in Waterville Lake. The State and the mill implemented a dioxin minimization program in the mid-1980s a ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Chinook salmon are on the verge of being endangered???         Yes,

tion as we could include: pH, Dissolved Oxygen, Temperature, saturation percent, macroinvertebrates/water quality, velocity, and everything on the reach. Let me start out first on why we decide ... et zone and had someone at the start and the finish. The person at the finish puts the apple in the water a few feet away from the start so that it will catch the current and move with it. The person ...

(5 pages) 778 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

BIOLOGY: WATER TREATMENT

SECTION 1:Water is one of the most vital substances for human survival. However, if water is unsanitary or unt ... owever, if water is unsanitary or untreated it can transfer disease and cause potentially dangerous water borne diseases in the human body. Water needs to be disinfected in order to kill any pathogens ... event them from reforming in other environments.There are many methods in cleaning and disinfecting water. Treating water involves a few steps in order to produce a cleaner, filtered and disinfected s ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Freshwater lake Ecosystem Report, with focus on infestations of salvinia weed. Risk Assessment also included.

Freshwater Ecosystem- Eli LakesThe freshwater lakes located in the suburb of Eli Waters, Hervey Bay, is a ... and is approximately 450m in length, from one end to the other. Like all lake habitats, these freshwater lakes can be divided into four different zones; these include the littoral zone, limnetic zone ... on the growing tips of the salvinia, and chemical herbicides.Other organisms that live in this freshwater lake habitat have adapted to the habitat to help in their own survival. One of such adaptation ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology