Essays Tagged: "Body of water"

Dredging the Hudson River for PCBs - The history of the Hudson, Pros and Cons of Dredging,

go, glaciers carved out the Hudson River. It is an estuary, " An estuary is a semi-enclosed coastal body of water with a free connection to the open sea and within which sea water is diluted by fresh ... s of wildlife and humans, they are most commonly known to cause cancer. Because when PCBs enter the body they mimic estrogen, women of childbearing age and their young children are particularly venera ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

An interpretation of Sympathy (By Paul Dunbar)

oned by their social status." Like a stream of glass" this gives you a picture of a calm and serene body of water flowing peacefully something that the slaves longed for. Dunbar repeats "I know what t ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Compare and Contrast Essay about "Sunrise" by Claude Monet and other impressionists

rise" in 1872. This is during the time where impressionism was at its most potent.The scene is of a body of water possibly a river, with row boats on it. The time of day seems to be dawn when the sun ... ives me the sense of serenity. It is always so quiet and calm in the morning especially before everybody wakes up. It is so very peaceful. Degas work gives me a sense of being an onlooker. I actually ...

(3 pages) 258 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Dangers of water pollution

d nonpoint source. Point sources of pollution occur when harmful substances are put directly into a body of water (such as an oil spill). A nonpoint source is when pollutants enter the water indirectl ... y metals also become more harmful as they follow the food chain. When they reach high levels in the body, they can be immediately poisonous, or can result in long-term health problems. They can someti ...

(3 pages) 282 2 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A Comparison of Ancient Cultures: Greece and Rome.

Greece and Rome because both societies are in relatively the same area, situated on the same major body of water: The Mediterranean. However, it is also very difficult to compare Greek and Roman cult ...

(5 pages) 287 0 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Jaws" the Movie and its Effects.

d more nightmares about this movie than I can count. To this day I have an unbelievable fear of any body of water other than pools. This fear has stretched to my fear of bridges crossing over water. T ... this movie I am scared of sharks. I can classify my phobia as an extreme case. I cannot go near any body of water that might represent a beach like setting. I feel very safe and content on the sandy a ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Loch Ness Monster: Fact or Fiction?

places, its depth exceeds 750 feet. Who knows what exactly is beneath the surface of such a massive body of water... Could there really be a monster lurking in the waters?One of the most enduring myst ... ce shows, the BBC employed 600 sonar beams, as well as satellite navigation technology to sweep the body of water in its entirety. The goal of the expedition was to spot the air in the creature's lung ...

(5 pages) 99 3 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Oil Spills, one of main causes of enviromental pollution.

An oil spill is an accidental release of oil into a body of water, which presenting a hazard to marine life and the environment. First, these spills are ...

(1 pages) 72 1 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Usual Suspects - Critical Film analysis.

the sinister mood and atmosphere throughout the entirety of the movie.A wide panning shot across a body of water is accompanied by sinister music; created to enhance the visual experience. This style ... en the investigator and Verbal.When one of the 'usual suspects' dies, the others decide to bury his body in a cave, and there is an excellent long-shot which slowly fades to black and then ends up to ...

(3 pages) 97 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Analysis of St. Mark: Chapter 4:35-41 and insight on the authour Mark.

itnessed (Elwell 94).As verse 35 of chapter 4 begins, it was near dark and Jesus wants to cross the body of water and said to His disciples, "Let us go over to the other side." (Mk 4:35) Jesus was exh ... ical features allowed this to be quite common. Winds would sweep over the mountains surrounding the body of water and clash causing great gales. Morgan goes on to point out that, "the storm undoubtedl ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Creation Myths

idn't make an explanation of how he was there. Also in most of the stories there is usually a large body of water from which the gods rose.The biggest similarity in all the stories was the fact that t ...

(1 pages) 63 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Desiccation of the Aral Sea

d hopefully conclude with a solution.THE PROGRESSIVE PROBLEMThe Aral Sea is a huge, shallow, saline body of water located in the deserts of the south-central CIS. It is called a terminal lake (having ...

(6 pages) 47 1 2.8 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Fly Fishing

ve all seen the image of a lone fisherman, in a pair of waders, standing in the middle of a shallow body of water. The sun is setting in the background and the surface of the water looks as smooth as ...

(17 pages) 29 1 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Ecosystems- This essay covers every major biome in biology, addresses every key term in Enviromental Biology, and gives great illistrations of each biome.

; an arm of the sea at the lower end of a river." (1)An estuary is simply a partly-enclosed coastal body of water that a river dumps into an ocean. A delta, or the mouth of the river is essentially th ...

(24 pages) 301 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Determine which of the areas along Toronto's shoreline is at the greatest risk for coastal erosion.

rosion of coastlines and beaches is a problem that can impact any settlement or city located near a body of water. In both the long and short run, coastal erosion can have enormous detrimental impacts ...

(11 pages) 31 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Contrast Between Land and Water in Huckleberry Finn

ough the Mississippi river and are able to experience free will. Their voyage through the expansive body of water has multiple meanings, as the river embodies the growth of the young and impressionabl ... urity made him open to knowledge and realizations that would, otherwise, be beyond the scope of somebody his age. The river, which is always flowing, symbolizes the flow of time. As people get ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Louis Erdrich's Tracks - An Invasion of the White Man

Misshepeshu, the Matchi Manito is the ever-present water monster that potentially lurks around any body of water. It is the everyday interaction with these manitos that constitutes a religion for the ... ysical form of Napoleon Morrissey" and then kills him (Erdrich 202-3). Even after Pauline drags the body into the woods, she feels to no remorse for her actions. Napoleon's death, Pauline believes, is ...

(7 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


continuously moving into the cells. This is because water is continuously moving up the xylem. The body of water moving across the cells exerts a pressure on the water in front of it (root pressure). ...

(1 pages) 583 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Diary from the Hawaiian woman's perspective at the time of Hawaiian annexation.

the amazingly never-ending turquoise Pacific Ocean. I grew up swimming in this deep and always warm body of water, knowing nothing of the great empires of the Earth. Neither I nor the people of my cou ... to the people, and that there was no need to submit the question of annexation to a popular vote. Nobody believed that: a Hawaiian - the President? Why people of the money and power think that we are ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.4 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Canoe Backpack Specifications

.My invention called Pack Sack canoe is completely made of durable materials and can be used on any body of water by anybody regardless of weight.The Pack Sack canoe is disassembled quickly similar to ...

(1 pages) 390 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers