Essays Tagged: "Antarctica"

Solitary Confinement On Antarctica, what I would bring

During my assignment of a one year long period of solitary confinement on Antarctica the three things that I would bring with me would be: a computer equipped with internet a ... arters. The computer that I would bring would allow me to keep in contact with the world outside of Antarctica, and with my family and friends via the internet and teleconferencing. The computer would ... pleasure and make my stay in the earth's freezer well worth it. There is one problem with skiing in Antarctica, there are no ski lifts. This would pose a problem to me if I didn't have my climbing gea ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The Arctic Tundra

ndra is located in the northern regions of North America, Europe, Asia, as well as a few regions of Antarctica. The Tundra is the second largest vegetation zone in Canada. It can be divided clearly in ...

(5 pages) 76 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Information About CrayFish

nder water. Both the males and females look generally the same.You can find crayfish everywhere but Antarctica. In North America you can especially find them in Louisianna and the Mississippi Basin. T ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Frogs

"Where can frogsand toads be found?", one might ask. They live in allparts of the world, except for Antarctica, but are mostlyfound in tropical areas. Frogs are small animals withsmooth moist skin, an ...

(4 pages) 46 1 4.9 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is breif history of important events in antarctica.

ed southern continentAD 700s- Canoeists from Polynesia might have viewed icebergs and pack ice from Antarctica1773- Cook makes the first known crossing of the Antarctic Circle. He could not break thro ... t known crossing of the Antarctic Circle. He could not break through the ice so he sails right past Antarctica but doesn't see the actual continent.1810- Hasslburgh discovers Macquarie Island, which i ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Life in Antarctica.

your feet would leave the ground. These are temperature extremes and wind speeds that can occur in Antarctica. While we will not experience such extreme conditions we have to prepare for the worst. T ... hostile environment. There are whales, seals many types of fish and even petrels (a bird).Although Antarctica is such a cold and barren area there is still a place to receive some comfort in this fro ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

What is the evidence for the thory of evolution?

for the theory of evolution.Firstly, mammals are distributed in every continent of the world accept Antarctica. If you compare the mammals in two different continents, you will find that many are very ...

(2 pages) 56 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Air Pollution Research Paper. Includes Introduction to air pollution,types of air pollution,Causes and solutions,and conclusion!

s is similar to what happens in a greenhouse. The ozone layer is also at great risk. In places like Antarctica the ozone layer is disappearing rapidly. Scientists have different theories about that, s ... t theories about that, saying that it is due to chemicals made on earth, the extreme temperature in Antarctica, and some believe it is a solar activity to blame. In any case it is obvious to see that ...

(4 pages) 293 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Australian Rainforest (spaces for pictures/diagrams)

Australia is the smallest, flattest, most arid, and least populated of the inhabited continents, (Antarctica is the most arid of them all). The south coasts are touched by the cold Antarctic Ocean t ... are touched by the cold Antarctic Ocean the bits of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans around Antarctica, however, the sea on the northern coasts are hit by warm, tropical seas. Australia ...

(28 pages) 82 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Global Warming: Term Paper mostly on Effects.

the past century (Appenzeller), but most of the coldest, highest, or remote spots, like Alaska and Antarctica, have warmed up to 3.5F in the past 45 years (Luhr). Though the planet has warmed conside ... as warmed considerably, 90% of it has gone directly unnoticed into the water. On Signy Island, near Antarctica, dozens of lakes have warmed more than 1C (1.8F) in the past 15 years alone. Also, the oc ...

(12 pages) 282 0 4.9 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Antarctic Explorer-Richard Byrd

ough the made enough money for Byrd to explore the South Pole.In 1928, Byrd began his expedition in Antarctica. A base camp was setup on the Ross Ice Shelf. Scientific expeditions by dog-sled, snowmob ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Antarctica

Antarctica is the coldest continent on earth and no indigenous people have ever lived there. The fir ... ldest continent on earth and no indigenous people have ever lived there. The first tourists visited Antarctica in 1958 and this started to cause a lot of problems. There are many issues concerning the ... 58 and this started to cause a lot of problems. There are many issues concerning the development of Antarctica - One of the issues is the presence of people in Antarctica.After the explorers' expediti ...

(1 pages) 27 2 4.8 Nov/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Evaluate the role of the media in tourist decision-making.

orce, the media selected to exemplify the conceptual areas is the film Eight Below (2006), based in Antarctica, which sequentially links the concepts together. Through the example indicated, it is bel ... r film icon. (Hall, 2003:111) To exemplify, when the film Eight Below launched, the stark beauty of Antarctica, and the personalities of the sled dogs and humans went deep into people's mind. Audience ...

(6 pages) 44 1 4.5 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Ozone-Depletion

ns are broken down by strong ultraviolet light and releases chlorine atoms that deplete the o-zone. Antarctica is where the largest hole is. Los Angeles, Seattle, and Miami are three cities in North A ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Penguins

Penguins Introduction When most people think of birds and the Antarctica, they think of the penguin. The penguin is almost a mascot of the Antarctica. As many as ... tic continent a year. There are 17 species of the penguin, which of only four of these breed on the Antarctica continent itself. The four species are the Adelie, Emperor, Chinstrap and the Gentoo peng ... tself. The four species are the Adelie, Emperor, Chinstrap and the Gentoo penguins. The reason that Antarctica and penguins are often related is because of the quantity of these penguin species at the ...

(11 pages) 13 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Grassland Biome

Did you know that Grasslands are found on every continent except Antarctica? Grass lands first during the Eocene Era. Grasslands supported the development of communi ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Untitled

strial Age and until 1985 when we were first alarmed about the hole in the atomosphere hanging over Antarctica.C. The two main deadly forms in which pollutants cause havoc and either kill or badly sic ...

(1 pages) 316 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The World Is Not Enough

with America and Canada. At the present time he had taken over Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica. Basher and his army were very powerful, known for their brutal leader. King Basher's str ...

(7 pages) 376 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The World Is Not Enough

with America and Canada. At the present time he had taken over Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica. Basher and his army were very powerful, known for their brutal leader. King Basher's str ...

(7 pages) 358 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Compare and/or contrast the roles of male and female penguins in caring for eggs and chicks as shown in the film The March of the Penguins.

atching, female and male penguins play a role both distinct and similar.In the deserted and hostile Antarctica, both female and male penguins work as a team to assure the survival of their progeny. Du ...

(2 pages) 13 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays