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PART ONE INCLUDING REFERENCES NEEDS TO BE TOGETHER (SEPARATE FROM PART 2)
Do some research and cite other factors in climate besides CO2 levels that would support Using Internet sources, tell what the expected rise in sea level is by the year 2050 and discuss at least three major ways this will affect islands or coastal areas. You can quote Al Gore if you like. Think about places like Florida, Louisiana, and many small island nations in the Pacific. Not to mention NYC and read the article about Norfolk “Built on Sinking Ground” an area many of you know well. Ask yourselves: what can the Dutch do that we couldn’t do after you read the attached articles. Please open and read all of these articles.
PART 2 (NEEDS TO BE SEPARATE FROM PART ONE INCLUDING REFERENCES)
From the pictures, descriptions, and diagrams in Chapter 10 in the text (and other sources if necessary) describe how cleaning up this oil spill mess was different and will
need different equipment and methods between the estuarine salt-marshes, and sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and the rock and gravel beaches like Alaska. Compare and contrast the clean-up of the Exxon Valdez tanker spill vs the current B.P. oil spill. Which of the types of shoreline (marsh, sandy beach, or gravel beach/rock) will sustain the longest lasting damage. Also check out the attached power-point Exxon Valdez vs B.P. Blowout impact.
3 REFERENCES FOR EACH PARTS
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