Purpose: To demonstrate an understanding of the general characteristics of Mangrove Swamps and what makes them so ecologically important. To demonstrate an understanding of the causes and consequences of the Florida Red Tide and why they are increasing in frequency and intensity.
Goal: To stimulate reflection on the characteristics of Mangrove Swamps that one is most intrigued by and to generate thought about the value of these swamps. To be motivated by one’s awareness of the dangers of Florida Red Tides and the types of human activity that are contributing to their frequency and intensity to be willing to take action to reduce such human activity.
Objectives: To identify features of Mangrove Swamps one is most intrigued by and features that make them ecologically important. To identify the causes and consequences of Florida Red Tides.
Instructions: posted in this module to complete all of the following tasks with one paragraph for each task. Keep your response to no less than 350 words.
Refer to specific content in the required readings for week 10 and in the links provided in week 10 of module 3 to explain why mangrove forests are so important to the environment and to humans.
Refer to specific content in the videos in week 10 of module 3 to explain the causes and consequences of Florida Red Tides and why they may be increasing in frequency and intensity. Cite your sources
Provide a full response to all components of assignment.
Show understanding of course content by correctly defining and using key terms, key persons, and concepts.
Provide specific support for response using multiple course concepts and perhaps outside resources.
Use proper grammar, including appropriate capitalization, punctuation, and a lack of “texting” language.