References and links to background material like science papers and
popular science articles on the topic.
Volunteer Monitoring: Information about how to get involved in
organized volunteer water monitoring.
- World Water
Monitoring Day (WWMD) builds public awareness and involvement in
protecting water resources around the world by engaging citizens in
basic monitoring of their local water.
- EarthLabs activity Make a
Watershed Model: Hands-on activity that walks you through how to
build a simple physical model to help you understand concept of a
- EPA's Watershed Academy:
This Web site provides an introduction to watershed management
through a set of self-paced training modules, including fifteen that
make up the core of the Watershed Academy Certificate Program.
Quality Monitoring and Assessment Programs by State: Find out
about water quality monitoring programs in your home state.
Creeping Dead Zones: A NASA article about the increasing
numbers of dead zones around the world.