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Bio Case Assignment-the ecosystems that make up the regions impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Spill




Question;In this Case;Assignment you will learn about the ecosystems that make up the regions;impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Spill. Using resources from the NOAA;and your own independent research, write a 4- to 6-page paper that;summarizes the characteristics of each ecosystem including organisms;commonly found there, potential threats based on their relative location;to the spill, and the economic impact of damages in these communities.;Begin your research using diagrams in the report, Natural Resource;Damage Assessment for the Deepwater BP Oil Spill presented in a B-WET;Workshop on April 1, 2011, and the status updates provided in April 2012;by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This and;other resources are available on the NOAA website;;In your report;For the following ecosystems;1.Marine Wetlands;2.Shoreline and Beaches;3.Nearshore benthos;4.Photic zone;5.Deep benthos;Include;1.An introduction of the characteristics of the ecosytem community;2.The level of the threat posed by the oil spill;3.The affected species;4.The type of surveys conducted to gather the data;5.The economic and environmental cost associated with the damage;For a summary, view the PowerPoint presentation: Deepwater Oil Spill;Please use background information below as references.;PDFs/Presentations;Natural Resource Damage Assessment for the Deepwater BP Oil Spill, B-WET;Workshop April 1, 2011 Natural Resource Damage Assessment for the;Deepwater BP Oil Spill Status Updates April 2012.;Deepwater Oil Spill Powerpoint Presentation;Websites;National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Accessed February 27, 2014


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