Exam 1 February 2005 Environment Science 470
Each question is 20 points. See for answers
1. Explain what a hydrologic model is and how it can be used as a planning and evaluation tool.
2. The Los
Alamos fire started May 4 2000 and burned for 14 days. Please
determine the wind direction and the path of the smoke for the first six
days and then the 7 day when the wind speeds increased and
3. Describes the step in a planning process and the steps in an Environmental Impact statement and show where the two are similar.
4. Explain what the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) program is and who is eligible to receive funds under this program. Also explain what conservation practice number and description applies for irrigation water management as defined by NRCS. hint look for Irrigation Water Management (449). Use link in syllabus. see http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/standards/nhcp.html
5. Explain what the soil water and testing lab is at NMSU and who and why would a person use this organization.