Explaining our catchment (Page 1)

Explaining our catchment

31 January 2012

Conceptual diagrams are science communication tools that aim to communicate complex ideas about systems and processes in a simple, visual way. This education resource prepared by the Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management, through their "Water: Learn it for Life" program, provides teachers with a detailed lesson plans to take their students through the story of a river to identify the positive and negative features that most influence the health of the waterway.


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Bacteria sampling and data analysis protocol addendum for Mid-Atlantic tidal tributary indicators (Page 1)

Bacteria sampling and data analysis protocol addendum for Mid-Atlantic tidal tributary indicators

Wicks EC, Kelsey RH, Fries AS, Kellogg JP ·
13 January 2012

This document provides guidelines for the successful production of tidal ecosystem health report cards. Specifically, this document serves as an addendum to the Sampling and data analysis protocols for Mid-Atlantic tidal tributary indicators which develops a clear and consistent protocol for the identification, collection, and analysis of the indicator of bacteria.


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Gulf of Mexico Report Card Initiative (Page 1)

Gulf of Mexico Report Card Initiative

McKinney L, Tunnell W, Harwell M, Gentile J, Kelsey RH and Dennison, WC ·
13 September 2011

The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, along with its partners Harwell Gentile & Associates, LC, and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, proposes to develop a comprehensive framework for a Report Card on the health of the Gulf of Mexico.


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Antietam National Battlefield Natural Resource Condition Assessment (Page 1)

Antietam National Battlefield Natural Resource Condition Assessment

Thomas JE, Calzarette J, Campbell JP, Carruthers TJB, Cohen D, Dennison WC, Donaldson L, Landsman A, Lehman M, Nortrup M and Wenschhof E ·
5 July 2011

Habitats within Antietam National Battlefield were defined as being either managed for natural resource values or managed for agricultural values. A habitat map was created and desired/degraded conditions were defined for each habitat. Metrics were then assigned to these habitat types, compared to established thresholds, leading to the condition assessment of each habitat. Habitats in Antietam National Battlefield are in good condition overall.


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Monocacy National Battlefield Natural Resource Condition Assessment (Page 1)

Monocacy National Battlefield Natural Resource Condition Assessment

Thomas JE, Banasik A, Campbell JP, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Lehman M and Nortrup M ·
5 July 2011

Habitats within Monocacy National Battlefield were defined as being either managed for natural resource values or managed for agricultural values. A habitat map was created and desired/degraded conditions were defined for each habitat. Metrics were then assigned to these habitat types, compared to established thresholds, leading to the condition assessment of each habitat. Habitats in Monocacy National Battlefield are in good condition overall.


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Manassas National Battlefield Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment (Page 1)

Manassas National Battlefield Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment

Thomas JE, Campbell JP, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Gorsira B, Lehman M and Nortrup M ·
5 July 2011

Habitats within Manassas National Battlefield Park were defined as being managed for natural resource values. A habitat map was created and desired/degraded conditions were defined for each of the three defined habitats. Metrics were then assigned to these habitat types, compared to established thresholds, leading to the condition assessment of each habitat. Habitats in Manassas National Battlefield Park are in fair condition overall. Download the PDF or purchase a hard copy from Lulu.


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