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Name: DeJon Kemper

Date: April 5, 2015

Instructor’s Name: Trena Woolridge

Assignment: SCIE211 Phase 1 Lab Report

Title: Human Impacts on the Sustainability of Groundwater

Instructions: You will need to write a 1-page lab report using the scientific method to answer the following question: • If current human development does not change, will groundwater sustainability be affected?
When your lab report is complete, post it in Submitted Assignment files.
Part I: Using the time progression of industrialization and human development, fill in the data table below to help you write up your lab report.

Time Period |Impact to Forest |Groundwater Levels |Saltwater Intrusion |Farming |Industrial development |Population | |1800s |Large forests |Lots of groundwater |No saltwater intrusion |Small farms |No cities |Limited housing | |1900s |Decreased by 50% |Decreased by 50% |Ocean moved into groundwater |Farms are larger but there are fewer |Exceptional growth of cities and industrial development |Substantial increase in housing | |2000s |Decreased by 90% |Decreased by 90% |Greater movement of ocean into ground water |Same number of farms, but size decreased by 20% |Industrial development decreased by 10-15% |Housing development decreased by 10-15% | |

Part II: Write a 1-page lab report using the following scientific method sections: • Purpose o State the purpose of the lab. The purpose of this lab is to understand the impact of industrialization and human development on ground water over 3 centuries. • Introduction o This is an investigation of what is currently known about the question being asked. Use background information from credible references to write a short summary about concepts in the lab. List and cite references in APA style.

• Hypothesis/Predicted Outcome o A…...

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