Please write a 4-5 page paper on a watershed of your choice


Please write a 4-5 page paper on a watershed of your choice.
As an Introduction to the paper please include descriptions of: a) The watershed and b) The problems facing the watershed (i.e. what are the problems?, How did they occur?; What type of pollution led to this problem?).
Points to consider for the main part of the paper:

How do scientists measure/detect problems in watersheds? For example, include brief descriptions of the lab procedures used in BIOL 1132 lab (water quality etc.). Hint: How did you measure ammonia and what does it mean when there is high ammonia in water?
What impacts do the problems of the watershed have on plant and wildlife?
How will that affect future generations living along the watershed?
What are the measures that have been implemented to protect or restore the watershed.
What do you suggest should be done to protect or restore the watershed?

Examples of watersheds you could write about:
1) Chesapeake Bay Watershed
2) Mississippi River Watershed
3) Colorado River Watershed
4) Florida Everglades
The paper must be typed using standard margins and 12-point font, double-spaced with complete sentences, and in paragraph form. The paper should include at least 3 references, which must be cited properly = peer reviewed papers/book chapters. Please avoid any use of URL citations.