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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Final Exam

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ENV 310 Final Exam

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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Week 1 Effects of Erosion Paper

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Erosion is one of the most significant challenges facing soil fertility around the world.

Choose either an urban or a rural setting.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper on the effects of erosion and the control techniques for erosion. Include the following:

Describe the nitrogen and phosphorous cycles in terms of nutrient availability.

Explain how water and wind contribute to soil erosion.

Explain the process of erosion in the setting that you selected. What are the consequences of erosion in this setting?

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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Week 2 Hydrological Cycle Paper

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Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that identifies the effects that people have on the hydrological cycle and the consequences of these effects. In the paper, include the following:

Describe the water cycle, including sources of usable freshwater and renewal times for rivers, lakes, and ground water.

Explain how wetland destruction and creation of impervious surfaces through urban development affect the water cycle and contribute to flooding.

Explain some pros and cons to using levees for flood control and whether it is in the best interest of communities to rely of levees to prevent flooding.

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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Week 2 Water Pollution Worksheet

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Answer each of the following questions in 150 to 200 words using the textbooks, the University Library, or other resources.

1. Give an example of an inorganic nutrient pollutant. What is its effect on the aquatic environment? What can be done to control the pollutant?

2. What is a source of heavy metal pollution in water? Give an example of a heavy metal and its effect. How can heavy metal pollution be controlled?

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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Week 3 Air Pollution Worksheet

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1. Identify three major air pollutants and describe their effects on human health and the environment.

2. Explain how thermal inversions contribute to increased pollution concentration

3. Explain how catalytic converters, Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency (CAFE) standards, and ethanol reduced air polluting emissions from vehicles

4. Identify the two major pollutants that contribute to acid rain. What are the effects of acid rain on buildings, plants, and aquatic systems? How have the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987, the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, and the Air Quality Accord helped reduce acid deposition

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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Week 3 Climate Change Paper

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Climate change is a complex issue that has a variety of effects.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing the effects of climate change. Include the following:

An explanation of the greenhouse effect, including the role of greenhouse gases in keeping Earth a habitable temperature

An explanation of why scientists think that humans are causing global climate change

A description of three major effects of climate change

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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Week 3 Individual Assignment Biological Resources Worksheet

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ENV 310 Week 3 Individual Assignment Biological Resources Worksheet

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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Week 4 Individual Assignment Chemical Pest Control Paper

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Modern life exposes people to a variety of manufactured chemical pest controls. Some have known health effects, whereas the human effect of many others is still being researched.

Identify a chemical pest control to which people are or have been exposed.

Write a paper that identifies the effects of the chemical exposure. Explain the health consequences that have been demonstrated or are being researched. Present management alternatives to replace the chemical, such as biological pest control. In the paper, include the following:

Health risks that the chemical poses to individuals

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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Superfund Presentation

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Identify a site in your state that is being or has been cleaned up under the Federal Superfund program.

Research the following:

The physical setting of the site

The history of use that resulted in contamination

The environmental fate and transport of the contaminants

The mechanism of actual or potential human exposure

The environmental health risks associated with the contaminants

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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Week 4 Pests, Pathogens, and Biological Resources Worksheet

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1. Explain the problem of zebra mussels, and invasive species (see Case Study 11.1 in Natural Resource Conservation). Describe their spread in North America. Explain the environmental and economic problems associated with zebra mussels. What are some methods that are being used to control them?

2. Identify a pathogen that has a significant impact on human health. What are its health effects? How is it spread? How might climate change or increased global connectivity (such as international travel) affect the spread of the pathogen? Explain how pathogens might be used in bioterrorism.

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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Week 5 Federal Superfund Presentation

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Identify a site in your state that is being or has been cleaned up under the federal superfund program.

Research the following:

The Superfund Act (CERCLA) of 1980

Pollution issues associated with mining, municipal, and hazardous waste

The physical setting of the superfund site you selected

The history of use that resulted in contamination

The environmental fate and transport of the contaminants

The mechanism of actual or potential human exposure

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ENV 310 Education on your terms-tutorialrank.com

ENV 310 Week 5 Restoration Paper

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Choose an ecosystem that must be restored.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that examines ecosystem restoration. Include the following:

State the current condition of the ecosystem.

Describe how the area arrived at this current condition.

Explain why you selected this area.

Explain how the ecosystem may restore itself through natural processes.

Describe interventions to restore the ecosystem.

Describe each step toward restoration.