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EEMB/ES 152 - Applied Marine Ecology (Holbrook, Winter 2022): Background

Research Plan

Use a question stem, such as those below, to help write a clear, focused research question:

What is/was the role of ... in ...

What are/were the effects/results of ...

Who/what influenced ... to ...

What is/was the relationship between ... and ...

How does/did ... change ...

Find background information in encyclopedias and handbooks:

For quick, reliable background information on your topic, check subject encyclopedias and handbooks.  These are also a good way to discover keywords for your topic.


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