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View Resource Ecological Regions of North America: Toward a Common Perspective

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (discussed in the November 12, 1997 Scout Report for Science & Engineering) has just placed online this magnificent resource on the Ecological Regions of North America. Available in English, Spanish, or French, the publication may be browsed on-site or downloaded (.pdf format). Ecological Regions of North America was created as part of a major regional...
View Resource A Citizen's Guide to Understanding and Monitoring Lakes and Streams

The Washington State Department of Ecology’s Water Quality Program offers the Web site A Citizen's Guide to Understanding and Monitoring Lakes and Streams. The five chapters include the basic scientific knowledge needed to partake in water quality monitoring. For example, visitors can learn about parameters such as temperature, dissolved oxygen, and pH, as well as how to report and analyze the...