Bays and Estuaries Overview - Aquatic Science with Dr. Rudy Rosen 11.1
Bays and Estuaries - Aquatic Science with Dr. Rudy Rosen Lesson 11 includes: How do bays differ from estuaries? How are they similar? Why is freshwater inflow important in bays and estuaries? What is a hypersaline bay? What kind of plants are there in coastal wetlands? Compare the adaptations of the spotted sea trout and the red drum. How do these adaptions effect their life in bays and estuaries? What causes tides? Why is there a high and low tide? How does this changing flow of water affect aquatic life in bays and estuaries? Why is the Gulf coast important to a bird that nests in Canada or Venezuela? What are some of the economic impacts of bays and estuaries. Has your life been affected by bays and estuaries? How can you help maintain healthy coastal ecosystems? Aquatic Science with Dr. Rudy Rosen is an on-line video curriculum arranged into 13 lessons in YouTube Playlists that follows the contents of Dr. Rosen’s recently published textbook, Texas Aquatic Science. The textbook is published by the Texas A&M University Press and can be obtained at any online bookseller or from the publisher here: http://www.tamupress.com/product/Texas-Aquatic-Science,7918.aspx Each lesson covers a major subject area and is broken down into short sub-topic video presentations. These short videos covering important aquatic science topics can be used by students, instructors in building their own aquatic science curricula, or by life-long learners for self-education. The comprehensive teaching guide and enhancements can be downloaded FREE here: https://tpwd.texas.gov/education/resources/aquatic-science The instructional website is here: http://texasaquaticscience.org/ Dr. Rudy Rosen is a university professor and director of the Institute for Water Resources Science and Technology at Texas A&M University in San Antonio and is a Fellow of the Meadows Institute for Water and the Environment at Texas State University. His bio is here: http://texasaquaticscience.org/rudolph-rosen-author-editor-texas-aquatic-science/ Aquatic Science is a cooperative education project sponsored by The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and the National Science Foundation Research Coordination Network for Climate, Energy, Environment and Engagement in Semiarid Regions (NSF-CE3SAR). Additional funding was provided by the Ewing Halsell Foundation and the US Fish and Wildlife Service Sport Fish Restoration Program. Some materials were adapted from or provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation.
By Rudolph Rosen