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Directions to the City of Springfield has built a public park around beautiful Cypress Pond. The city has hired you as its lead environmental scientist. Your job is to monitor the impact the new park has on the. Biodiversity of cypress pond. You will need to use information taught in this unit to successfully complete this worksheet. Introduction 1. Explain the process of succession to. Describe how changes in an ecosystem can affect the organisms that live there 3. Describe the amount of time needed for complete ecosystem recovery Cypress Pond Park planning City officials planned at the placement of the playground hiking trail and parking lot around the Pont in response to concerns that polluted water would run off of the parking lot and into the pond when it rains they decided to place the parking area as far from the pond as possible the most playground was Bill on the other side of the pond and a new hiking trail ones all the way around the part many trees were removed to make room for the parking lot playground and hiking trail your job as an environmental scientist is to study the impact of the park has on the pond ecosystem the pond contains trout and catfish catfish are very tolerant of pollution but trout are much more sensitive and die off easily when exposed to excessive pollution it's before the land and pond were distributed by the construction of the playground hiking trail and parking lot you counted the number of fish in the pond at the time Cypress Pond contain 100 trout and 100 catfish now you need to design an experiment to monitor the parks impact on the populations of trout and catfish over the next 12 months 1. What is the purpose of your experiment to. Develop a hypothesis for the experiment
We do not do your homework for you. Although it might take more effort to do the work on your own, you will profit more from your effort. We will be happy to evaluate your work though.
I just dont know where to start
Start at the beginning.
1. Explain the process of succession
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