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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
  
<a few sentences>
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...a few sentences...
  
 
== Location ==
 
== Location ==
  
What watershed is it in?
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...Name the smallest watershed (or other applicable region) within which the issue occurs...
  
What environmental resource/s are at stake?
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== Resource/s at stake ==
  
Who are the stakeholders in the watershed?
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...What environmental resource/s are at stake?...
  
What laws and/or policies are involved?
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== Stakeholders ==
  
What scientific studies are or would be relevant / already completed?
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...Who are the stakeholders in the watershed? e.g. agencies, non-profits, associations...
  
What elements of the biophysical system are/were involved?
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== Laws, policies, & regulations ==
  
What analytical (e.g. modeling) tools were or could be used?
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...What laws, policies, and/or regulations are involved?...
  
What knowledge gaps remain?
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== Systems ==
  
Suggest a CWSP MS thesis topic that could contribute to the issue
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... What elements of the biophysical system are/were involved?...
  
Suggest a topic for a hypothetical study that had unlimited resources
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== Science ==
  
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...What scientific studies are or would be relevant / already completed?...
  
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== Tools ==
  
Describe them by tersely (e.g. 3 sentences max per answer) filling out the XLS table below (which will be compiled together for all students in class)
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...What analytical (e.g. modeling) tools were or could be used?...
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== Future research ==
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...What knowledge gaps remain?...
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...Suggest a CWSP MS thesis topic that could contribute to the issue...
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...Suggest a topic for a hypothetical study that had unlimited resources...

Revision as of 10:11, 20 January 2009

A watershed-related issue examined by the ENVS 560/L Watershed Systems class at CSUMB.

Summary

...a few sentences...

Location

...Name the smallest watershed (or other applicable region) within which the issue occurs...

Resource/s at stake

...What environmental resource/s are at stake?...

Stakeholders

...Who are the stakeholders in the watershed? e.g. agencies, non-profits, associations...

Laws, policies, & regulations

...What laws, policies, and/or regulations are involved?...

Systems

... What elements of the biophysical system are/were involved?...

Science

...What scientific studies are or would be relevant / already completed?...

Tools

...What analytical (e.g. modeling) tools were or could be used?...

Future research

...What knowledge gaps remain?...

...Suggest a CWSP MS thesis topic that could contribute to the issue...

...Suggest a topic for a hypothetical study that had unlimited resources...