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Transect Study

Student investigator:
Students in my group:

Transect number:
Geographical orientation (N/S, E/W):
Transect Scale: 6 inches = _______ on the transect map

As you study your transect comment on the following:
  1. Is your area the same throughout or different and why?
  2. Are there any generalizations you can make? What are they?
  3. Do you see any effects of human intervention on your transect? Is it harmful or beneficial?
  4. How does your area get water? How would the area withstand a drought? Flood rains?
  5. Is the area in danger of dying out? If so, what is the threat and how soon? If yes is there anything that can be done to prevent destruction to the area?

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