Essays Tagged: "Aquatic ecosystem"

Effect of road salt on the environment

s broken into two main groups. Water, which includes the effects on ground water, surface water and aquatic life and land.Most of the salt applied to the roadways eventually ends up in the ground wate ... metal also cause changes in the pH of water.The increase of salt around bodies of water also effect aquatic life in the area. Two main areas that are effected are osmotic regulation in fish and the de ...

(6 pages) 89 1 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain

nd Deposition" says that acid deposition influences the environment in many ways. Acid rain affects aquatic ecosystems by lowering their pH level. Aquatic systems such as streams, lakes and ponds are ... as streams, lakes and ponds are affected differently. It all depends on how they are set up. If the aquatic ecosystems are laid on bedrock or sediments that have a large amount of calcium or magnesium ...

(6 pages) 62 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Springtree Lake: A Study in Limnology

shwater lake's water quality and its ability to provide a suitable habitat for a diverse species of aquatic plants and animals. The lake selected for this study was Springtree Lake located in the nort ... t these parameters were within acceptable ranges for a freshwater lake. Springtree Lake has been an aquatic ecosystem that is capable of sustaining a habitat for various aquatic macrophytes, phytoplan ...

(43 pages) 95 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Acid Rain.

ng pages I will show the effects of acid rain on: * Effect on Trees and Soils * Effect on Lakes and Aquatic Systems * Effect on Materials * Effect on Atmosphere * Effect on Architecture * Effect on Hu ... . They are replaced by useless hydrogen atoms and this inhibits photosynthesis. Effect on Lakes and Aquatic Systems One of the direct effects of acid rain is on lakes and its aquatic ecosystems. There ...

(7 pages) 28 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

damaging the environment

(1 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Understanding Trophic Levels in a Deciduous Forest.

evels will be affected. Jaboil et al. (2013) studied the loss of species in one trophic level in an aquatic detritus based model system. The results of this study show that all systems are interconnec ... od chain.Literature CitedJabiol. J, et al. "Trophic Complexity Enhances Ecosystem Functioning In An Aquatic Detritus-Based Model System." Journal Of Animal Ecology 82.5 (2013): 1042-1051.Choquenot.D , ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology