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Pool 28 along the Turure River in 2009 with Reference Line

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Picture of Pool 28 taken in 2009 along the Turure River after the mountain road had been widened. The stream bottom is covered in sediment. Water flows from the left to the right side of the photograph. Plants growing along the bank have an observable level of sediment collecting on and around them. Fish seemed to be more abundant in 2005, although small fish were still present in 2009 (personal observation). The reference line corresponds to the reference line in the Pool 28 photo from 2006.
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Temporal and geographic description 2009, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
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Resource Group Degradation of a Tropical Stream
Resource Group Link http://ecoed.esa.org/index.php?P=AdvancedSearch&Q=Y&FK=%22Degradation...
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Discipline Specific Core Concepts
Life science discipline (subject)
Keywords Tropical rainforest, Tropical streams, Human Impact
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Pedagogical Use Description Used as the after picture to show the depth of a pool after the increase in sediment load of the stream filled the pool.
Primary Author Controlled Name
Primary Author Affiliation Cornell University
Department of Entomology
Ithaca, NY 14853
Primary Author email stieha@hotmail.com
Secondary Author Name(s) D. Nicholas McLetchie
Secondary Author Affiliation(s) University of Kentucky
Department of Biology
Lexington, KY 40506
Submitter Name Christopher Stieha
Submitter Email stieha@hotmail.com
Rights CC-NC-SA
Date Of Record Submission 2012-09-11

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