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Learn about the staff behind Water on the Web project:

Rich Axler
Cindy Hagley
George Host
investigating lesson
Investigating Rain Storms, Landuse and Lake Turbidity
In this lesson you will explore how rain storms, watershed characteristics, and landuse affect turbidity.
  WOW Staff
rich axler

Natural Resources Research Institute

BS - physics, Temple University 1970
PhD - ecology and limnology, University of California 1979
co-principal investigator; limnolgy and water quality issues; curriculum development
 vision of wow
using real environmental data to educate students and teachers in the core sciences and math; heightening environmental awareness by using lake and stream behavior to illustrate fundamental science principles

providing novel techniques and intensive data collection to better educate environmental science students and prepare them for future careers in water resources science
 what Rich
 does when
 not working
 on wow
direct water quality lab at NRRI; conduct water quality related research; swat mosquitos; coach kid's soccer
  my wife and my kids   
 funny story
about wow
how much time and how many lawyers does it take to get permission to bolt a Hydrolab sensor package to a railroad bridge support?
A) 3 months and 2 lawyers
B) 6 months and 4 lawyers
C) 12 months and 6 lawyers and counting....





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date last updated: Friday October 29 2004