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I. WATERSHED AND AQUATIC
    SCIENCE FUNDAMENTALS
1: Watershed science
and society
2/3: Lake ecology
4/5: Stream ecology
II. EXPERIMENTAL
    DESIGN
6: Problem and objective formulation
III. DATA COLLECTION
7: Watershed / land use surveys
8/9: Lake surveys
10/11: Stream surveys
12: Remote sensing and Internet data sources
IV. DATA MANAGEMENT
13: Quality assurance and quality control
14: Data types, sources,
and retrieval
15: Spreadsheets and nonspatial databases
16: GIS spatial databases
V. DATA ANALYSIS, INTERPRETATION,
        AND PRESENTATION
17: Elementary statistics
18: Applications of
regression to water
quality analysis
19: GIS / spatial analysis
20: Data visualization and presentation
21: Introduction to modeling
VI. MANAGEMENT POLICY
        AND OUTREACH
22: Regulations and compliance monitoring
23: Watershed management
24: Lake restoration
25: Stream restoration
26: Community education
and involvement
27: Educating decision-makers
 
 
  Unit I: Modules 2/3
Lake Ecology

 

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Module 2/3 Curriculum Materials
Lectures Lecture 1 - Introduction to Lake Ecology
(1/30/04); 17 slides
PPT
(1.6 mb)
  Lecture 2 - Major groups of organisms
(1/30/04); 52 slides
PPT
(9.9 mb)
  Lecture 3 - Basins and morphometry
(1/30/04); 19 slides
PPT
(3.6 mb)
 

Lecture 4 - Spatial and temporal variability: physical and chemical patchiness
(1/30/04); 85 slides

PPT
(7.5 mb)
  Lecture 5 - Major ions and nutrients
(1/30/04); 58 slides
PPT
(2.9 mb)
  Lecture 6 - Management: eutrophication and water quality
(1/30/04); 70 slides
PPT
(6.3 mb)
     
Laboratories Computer Lab: Visualizing Lake Data
(answer sheet available through Contact Us)
DOC
(47 kb)
     
     
Appendices Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycles PDF
PPT
  Nitrogen and Phosphorus Nomenclature DOC
PDF
  Nitrogen Cycle (S. Bernasconi, modified by R. Axler) PPT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  


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