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Coastal Management Lesson Plan Who Moved the Beach?

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Excerpt: Focus Question. What are the primary causes and impacts of coastal erosion, and how should human communities respond to this process? Learning Objectives. Students will identify coastal erosion as a natural process, and explain how human activity can increase the risks associated with coastal erosion. Students will identify options for reducing risks caused by coastal erosion, and discuss the advantages and problems associated with these options. Students will a...

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Coastal Management Lesson Plan Where's the Point?

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Excerpt: Learning Objectives. Students will be able to explain at least five sources of contaminated runoff. Students will be able to describe at least five impacts that contaminated runoff may have on coastal ecosystems and resources. Students will be able to describe and discuss at least five actions that can be taken to reduce or eliminate contaminated runoff.

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Ocean and Coastal Futures : The Global Context

By: Allen Hammond

Excerpt: The interaction of human society and the planet is a coupled nonlinear complex system. If you take complex systems apart and just study the parts, you miss some of the important phenomena; you have to look at the whole. So it is important to try to take an overview of how many factors interact--population trends, economic trends, social and political trends, environmental trends, security trends. I will emphasize environmental trends in these remarks, but will t...

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Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Excerpt: Coastal Zone Management Program, federally approved not participating in CZMP Estuarine Research Reserves, designated proposed...

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Office of Coast Survey

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Description: This document contains information regarding the Office of Coast Survey.

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Labor Requiements

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Specific manpower reuirements for a given road section are a function of the equipment requirments and a lareg number of other local variables.

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Information about Estuaries and Near Coastal Watersaugust 2000-Iss...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Lobster fishermen and dealers began reporting significant numbers of dead and dying lobsters in their lobster pot gear in the western half of Long Island Sound in mid-September of 1999. Affected lobsters appeared normal, but were limp or dead. The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (CTDEP) Long Island Sound trawl survey recorded a drop off of lobster catch in September and a more noticeable decline in abundance and an increase in sick lobsters in...

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Information about Estuaries and Near Coastal Watersapril 2000-Issu...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Morro Bay, California, was accepted into the NEP in 1995, and recently a public draft of the CCMP for Morro Bay was completed. The Morro Bay watershed was also chosen as a site for a long term National Monitoring Project in 1992. As part of the NMP, California Polytechnic State University partnered with the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (CCRWQCB) to design a paired watershedstudy to evaluate Best Management Practices (BMPs) effect on improvi...

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Manual for Deising Chemicals : Application Practices

By: David L. Richardson

Excerpt: The Natonal Environmental Research Center Cincinnati has Reviewed this report and approven its publication. Approval does nto signfy that the contents nevessarily reflect the views and policies of the U.S. environmental protection Agency, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products vontitute endorsement or recommendation for use.

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New Approaches to Environmental Management : Lessons from the Ches...

By: Donald F. Boesch

Excerpt: Ecosystem Management. Coastal management is evolving from a limited, compartmentalized endeavor that seeks to manage land uses and human activities in the narrow coastal zone to an expansive, integrated activity that reaches far inland, addresses water and air quality, incorporates fisheries and other living resource management, and engages society?s future life style choices. This requires an ecosystem approach that broadly embraces the physical environment and...

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Information about Estuaries and Near Coastal Watersjune 2000-Issue...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program (IRLNEP) and the St. Johns Water Management District, working in cooperation with the South Florida Water Management District, have recently completed a study to clarify contributions of nitrogen to the Lagoon from on-site disposal systems (OSDS). The report, entitled On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems Pollutant Loading Evaluation - Test and Validation of Indian River Lagoon Nitrogen Model, focused on developing and ...

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Information about Estuaries and Near Coastal Watersfebruary 2000-I...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Maryland Bay Game, an innovative and creative way to educate hundreds of thousands of children and motorists about one of the nation's greatest natural resources, the Chesapeake Bay, recently completed its third successful year. The Bay Game is designed to be played in the car while traveling from Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Bridge to the state's top summer vacation spot, Ocean City. Playing the game turns restless energy and a long car ride into an educationa...

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Information about Estuaries and Near Coastal Watersdecember 2000-I...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The restoration program arose from a thorough assessment of estuarine hydrology by engineering consultants and extensive biological documentation by researchers from San Diego State University's Pacific Estuarine Research Laboratory (PERL). The program is being implemented in phases, using an adaptive management process whereby information derived from construction experience, project monitoring, and research influences the designs for subsequent phases of const...

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Northeast Weather Services

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Can Be either in the form of an alert or in the form of a storm warning Typically, a storm alert is put out in the afternoon before 3:30 or 4:00 p.m. when the maintenance people og home . This gives the regular day crew a chance to prpare equipment for a night atorm storm and to alert or schedule crews for a night storm duty.

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Watershed Monitoring

By: Ronald L. Ohrel

Excerpt: This document was prepared under Cooperative Agreement #CX825019-01-3 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds to The Ocean Conservancy. NOTICE: This document has been reviewed in accordance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency policy and approved for publication. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.

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Geography for a Changing World

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: On The Cover The challenges for society and environment that are created through human use of land and water resources are exemplified in this U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) image developed for Florida Everglades restoration (Jones and others, 2003). Created from a winter 2000 Landsat image, patterns within this single view strikingly illustrate human transformation of the land surface for agriculture, commerce, flood prevention, water use, and biological resourc...

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Public Health Gis News and Information

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: A. General News and Training Opportunities: 1. Editor: In case you missed it, the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) Winter Meeting was held in Washington, DC, February 10-11, 2005. It was officially a ?Congressional Breakfast?, conducted in the Hart Senate Office Building, and provided a timely forum for UCGIS presentations to interested congressional staffers. It included the following presentations: ?West Nile Virus: Eco-epidemio...

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Navy Officer: Secondary

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: SERVICE OCC SERVICE OCC TITLE D.O.D. OCC p No Secondary Occupation 290500 0000 Occupation Outside a Discrete Field 290500 0010 Public Affairs 270700 0011 English 251100 0012 History 251100 0016 Joint Intelligence 230100 0017 Scientific and Technical Intelligence 230100 0018 Regional Intelligence 230100 0019 Operational Intelligence 230100 0020 International Relations and Diplomacy 230100 0021 Middle East/Africa/South Asia 230100 0022 Far East/South East Asia/Pac...

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Table of Contents State and Tribal Assistance Grants

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Resource Summary Table, 1 Program Projects in STAG, 6 Brownfields Projects (STAG), 12 Categorical Grant : Beaches Protection (STAG), 15 Categorical Grant : Brownfields (STAG), 17 Categorical Grant : Environmental Information (STAG), 19 Categorical Grant : Hazardous Waste Financial Assistance (STAG), 21 Categorical Grant : Homeland Security (STAG), 23 Categorical Grant : Lead (STAG), 25 Categorical Grant : Nonpoint Source (Sec. 319) (STAG), 27 Categorical Grant :...

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Protecting What Matters

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Federal Customers; GSA works with Federal agencies across America to strengthen our Nation?s security. GSA?s role in this effort is to make homeland security products and services available through cost effective and efficient methods of supply. GSA has placed special emphasis on the needs of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and their strategic goals for protecting the homeland. The DHS roles are complex and well suited for the solutions GSA provides. W...

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