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Water Quality B/C

Post by pikachu4919 » August 13th, 2019, 4:53 pm

Water Quality B/C: Participants will be assessed on their understanding and evaluation of marine and estuary aquatic environments.

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Re: Water Quality B/C

Post by NSCDS3RdCaptain » September 3rd, 2019, 5:17 am

What do you think of the addition of coral reefs and the re-weighting of the exam? Also, what is meant by the part of rule 3 before 3a? Does it practically mean that marine and estuary systems are tested instead of freshwater?
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Post by hmmm » September 3rd, 2019, 8:54 am

NSCDS3RdCaptain wrote:
September 3rd, 2019, 5:17 am
What do you think of the addition of coral reefs and the re-weighting of the exam? Also, what is meant by the part of rule 3 before 3a? Does it practically mean that marine and estuary systems are tested instead of freshwater?
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Post by NSCDS3RdCaptain » September 3rd, 2019, 6:59 pm

Thank you!
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Post by E.gorgonis » September 4th, 2019, 6:04 pm

Do you know if there's anything special they want you to know about the Chesapeake Bay? It seems awfully specific....
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Post by NSCDS3RdCaptain » September 4th, 2019, 6:17 pm

I honestly don't know. It is an estuary, maybe as an example for test writers?
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Post by E.gorgonis » September 4th, 2019, 6:24 pm

NSCDS3RdCaptain wrote: I honestly don't know. It is an estuary, maybe as an example for test writers?
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Post by bp31000 » September 6th, 2019, 6:26 pm

E.gorgonis wrote:
September 4th, 2019, 6:04 pm
Do you know if there's anything special they want you to know about the Chesapeake Bay? It seems awfully specific....
i think they simply used that as an example of question scenarios.. it is a very important estuarine ecosystem facing ecological damage, right?
like questions could be a scenario from inter-coastal water way at isle of palms or something like that?
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Re: Water Quality B/C

Post by Chiweenie » September 12th, 2019, 4:35 pm

For the organisms listed, is it assumed that we have to know everything about them for div. C?

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Re: Water Quality B/C

Post by Scrambledeggs » September 12th, 2019, 5:35 pm

Based off the rules it says "Participants are also expected to know the general ecology, life cycles, and feeding habits of the following
organisms (note: spp. is an abbreviation for multiple species)", which basically means everything
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