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Map of Trinidad with Marked Locations

Three maps showing the location of Trinidad and the location of the tributary and pools included in the folder Degradation of a Tropical Stream. Blue lines represent stream path taken from topographic maps. The black line shows the location of the road. The road continues to the north and crosses over the mountain to influence the head waters of the stream photographed in the tributary photograph.
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Resource Group Degradation of a Tropical Stream
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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 Can be used as part of a series of photographs to show the increased level of sediment within the streams after road construction.
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Primary Author Affiliation Cornell University
Department of Entomology
Ithaca, NY 14853
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Secondary Author Name(s) D. Nicholas McLetchie
Secondary Author Affiliation(s) University of Kentucky
Department of Biology
Lexington, KY 40506
Submitter Name Christopher Stieha
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Rights Used under the Google Earth academic disclaimer that copyright must appear on the photos.
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Stream scale: Google, Digital Globe, GeoEye
Country scale: Google, SIO, NOAA, U.S. Navy, NGA, GEBCO, U.S. Geological Survey
World scale: Terra Metrics, SIO, U.S. Navy, NGA, GEBCO, Gnes/Spot Image
Date Of Record Submission 2012-09-19

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