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Title: Wetlands and Climate Change
Associated File: Wetlands and Climate Change.ppt
Wetlands and Climate Change.pdf
Creator: Cudmore, Wynn
Publisher: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
Description: This instructional guide is designed to provide instructors with lecture materials and resources that examine the relationship between wetlands and global climate change. Student objectives, a general lecture outline and a more detailed PowerPoint presentation with instructor notes are provided. The role of wetlands in global carbon budgets and as sources and sinks of greenhouse gases is discussed. Anticipated impacts of climate change on both coastal and inland wetlands are also presented.

Instructors who are looking for videos or additional print and web-based resources on the topics covered here should consult the resources list provided at the end of this module where these resources are summarized and cited.

Upon successful completion of this module students should be able to:

* Describe the importance of wetlands as sources and sinks of greenhouse gases
* Describe the impacts of wetlands on global climate change
* Describe the impacts of global climate change on both coastal and inland wetlands
* Describe how carbon trading has been applied to wetlands
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental education. Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- By type of environment, A-Z -- Marshes. Wetlands
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Special types of environment -- Air pollution and its control -- Particular air pollutants and their control -- Gases. Flue gases -- Individual gases and groups of gases, A-Z -- Greenhouse gases
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Instructional issues
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Ecology -- Ecosystems
Ecology -- Climate change
Ecology -- Greenhouse effect
Ecology -- Wetlands
Date Issued: 2011
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
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