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Lake Victoria: Troubled Waters

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Currency- 2008

Relevance- A problem in a lake in Africa

Authority- Frontline/World

Accuracy- The video provides a theory that is made mostly from the use of facts. Therefore, very reliable.

Purpose- Raise awareness about a problem that is impending due to some climate changes in Lake Victoria

 

How it helps:

This video allows us to expand upon the information given from the informational website and lets us see some real life examples of how climate could affect lakes.

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Impact of wetland disturbance on phosphorus loadings to lakes

Academic Journal
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Currency- November 2014

Relevance- Academic Journal on Lake problems

Authority- Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Accuracy- Very Credible Source. It is an official franchise that involves the Lake and Pond Biome

Purpose- Raise awareness about the problems that wetlands could suffer due to pouring in lakes.

 

How it helps:

It is good to know about the consequences that lakes could cause and at the same time, some problems that can occur to lakes

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Are seasonal lakes as productive as permanent lakes?

Case Study

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Currency- The case study is from August 2010, so it is very current
Relevance- It is a case study on the productivity of permanent lakes versus
seasonal lakes...thus about our topic of lakes and ponds.
Authority- The case study was conducted by The Canadian Journal of Fisheries
and Aquatic Sciences, with very renowned references of people and
organizations, who are all credible sources.
Accuracy- The case study is both truthful and reliable. Firstly, the study is
many many pages long, referencing to hundreds of sources who are very
credible. This was not just a simple one day study conducted by one
man.
Purpose- The case study concludes that turloughs are just as productive as
permanent lakes. Both produce about the same amount of algal biomass
per unit TP.

 

How it helps:

A big question about the environment today is whether permanent lakes are as useful or productive as lakes that only exist during certain parts of the year. This case study is significant because it is a very meticulous study about the two types of lakes. The group ultimately concludes that both types of lakes are equally productive.

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Lake and Pond

Informational Website

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Currency- Fairly Current- January 7, 2011

Relevance- This Informational website provides the reader with valuable information about the Biome of Lakes and Ponds

Accuracy- An encyclopedia of Biomes. A lot of the information given seems familiar and very reasonable to believe.

Authority- UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes

Purpose- This encyclopedia gives basic information about the lakes and Ponds Biome. There are a lot of information about the different types of lakes and ponds in the biome.

 

How it helps: 

It provides information about different temperatures in Lakes and Ponds. Also, it gives information about the different types of lakes along with their geography.

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E.P.A. Unveils Second Phase of Plan to Reverse Great Lakes Damage

News Article

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Currency- It is from September, 2014, so it is very current
Relevance- It about the damage to the Great Lakes in the US, thus about our
topic: lakes and ponds.
Authority- It's written by New York Times writer, so there is a lot of
authority. It is the largest and most renowned newspaper in the world.
Accuracy- Very reliable and correct, most importantly in regard to grammar.
Purpose- The purpose of the article is to notify the public of the
government's plan to help restore and further abate the toxins
produced by the algae in the lakes.

 

How it helps:

Pollution both in the air and in the water is a very significant problem in our world today. We must do our best to abate or ultimately end these issues. This academic journal is important because it is an in-depth article of pollution of one of our nation's largest water source.

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Lake Victoria: Troubled Waters

Video

Yousef Abunemeh's insight:

Currency- 2008

Relevance- A problem in a lake in Africa

Authority- Frontline/World

Accuracy- The video provides a theory that is made mostly from the use of facts. Therefore, very reliable.

Purpose- Raise awareness about a problem that is impending due to some climate changes in Lake Victoria

 

How it helps:

This video allows us to expand upon the information given from the informational website and lets us see some real life examples of how climate could affect lakes.

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