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Jared Bartley's Blog – May 2011 Archive (1)

Why are there no frogs in Lake Abram?

Jeffrey Bhasin, a Quantitative Biology student at CWRU, has developed an online computer simulation that models the hydrology of Lake Abram.  Concrete surfaces block the natural sponge effect of soil in absorbing water. As a result, high levels of water runoff happen, and this runoff water drains into nearby reservoirs. Lake Abram is one such reservoir. Lake Abram is connected to a larger wetland area, and when the lake floods, the excess water floods into the wetland area too. The wetland…

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