Essays Tagged: "floods"

Tropical Africa: Food Production and the Inquiry Model

cal Africa: Food Production and the Inquiry ModelHunger is the result of disasters such as drought, floods, the.changing of the jet stream patterns and other natural disasters.They are beyond our cont ...

(2 pages) 85 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Nature is the strongest force; We can not tame it.

e nature has caused damage and destruction in many ways. These include storms, tornadoes, cyclones, floods, bush fires, earthquakes, droughts, landslides, blizzards, etc, etc. Most of these cause imme ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A hands on guide to ancient China

he Xia.Because of heavy rainfall. Major flooding took place all the time andin reaction to this the floods would wash away good soil used for farmingIt would also wash away cities, and villages with r ... he Xia.Because of heavy rainfall. Major flooding took place all the time andin reaction to this the floods would wash away good soil used for farmingIt would also wash away cities, and villages with r ...

(5 pages) 92 0 2.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Effects of Dam Building

mans have used dams since early civilization,because four-thousand years ago they became aware that floods and droughtsaffected their well-being and so they began to build dams to protectthemselves fr ... n the of water froma stream to a reservoir. Diversion dams are mainly built to lessen the effectsof floods and to trap sediment.3Overflow dams are designed to carry water which flow over thier crests, ...

(6 pages) 102 0 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Venice's rising water problem

ght Venice was going to sink?"According to local legends the city was founded on March 25, 421, and floods have been one of Venice's oldest traditions. The sea level around Venice has been changing ov ... d wait so long to fix it. Since people settled there in 421 they knew that there was a problem, the floods must have damaged their crops, villages and personal belongings. After seeing the affects of ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Extreme Environmental Hazards in North Korea.

en able to provide enough food to feed its population properly since 1995 after successive years of floods and droughts wiped out farmland, crops and food supplies. The economy was already in a state ... and plastic sheets need to be ensured on a regular basis.This report focuses on the effects of the floods and droughts that have plagued North Korea since 1995 and provides recommendations to the Asi ...

(8 pages) 70 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Gilgamesh Flood Story Vs. Genesis Flood Story.

ifferent ways. One difference that backs it up is in The Epic of Gilgamesh the rains that cause the floods only last six days, six nights and in ""The Flood Story in Genesis"" the rains last forty day ...

(4 pages) 116 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Summary on NY Times Article titled, 'Fearing a Big Flood, Paris Moves Art'.

l be moved to a secret location north of Paris and the author noted that this is as a result of the floods that swept across Europe last summer, damaging museums in Dresden, Germany and Prague. In 191 ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Variations in ocean tides.

Twice each day, the sea level rises at high tide and floods the area with salty water. Waves crash forcefully onto the shore. As the tide falls, living t ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Basalt Floods. The theory behind such occurences and the effects and evidence of such floods on the earth.

Basalt FloodsMillions of years ago, lava flows poured molten rock over huge areas of theworld. These erupti ... rs ago, lava flows poured molten rock over huge areas of theworld. These eruptions, known as basalt floods, hurled noxious gases froEarth's interior into the atmosphere. Toxic clouds ravaged the envir ... ions. It is such a mystery that a basalt flood could burstfrom the Earth tomorrow undetected.Basalt floods smother whole regions of the Earth in molten rock. They arereleased when immense volumes of m ...

(2 pages) 26 0 1.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Essay on water scarcity in history, water scarcity in africa, and possible sollutions to water scarcity.

n be used elsewhere for drinking or irrigation. (Bergkamp 1) Natural ecosystems can help to prevent floods, provide shelter and millions of people are able to get their food, water, and fuel from thes ...

(7 pages) 192 0 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

'Life did get better for many Americans in the 1930's. How far was Roosevelt responsible for this, or was it due to other factors?'

duction and therefore increase prices.The Tennessee Valley Authority - this was set up to help stop floods, which made Tennessee Valley one of the poorest areas of the USA. The TVA built 20 dams and a ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Essay about the effects of Global Warmin on Canadian Economy and what are the causes for the increase in Global Warming the past few years.

s, destroying roads and airstrips.*The number and severity of storms will increase, leading to more floods, lightning strikes and forest fires.*The shoreline of Lake St. Clair in southwestern Ontario ... country, as a northern country, will suffer serious effects from climate change including droughts, floods, forest fires, insect infestation and melting permafrost. All evidence shows that Canada will ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Emerson's true intention of Nature

Lightning strikes, tornadoes destroy, rain floods, and earthquakes crumble. These are some of the disastrous, yet beautiful qualities of nature ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Evil's Problem

r, rape and theft are examples. Natural evil results from natural processes such as earthquakes and floods. Of course, sometimes the two are intermingled, such as when flooding results in loss of huma ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


friends do say,"Now his breath goes," and some say, "No."So let us melt, and make no noise,No tear-floods, nor sigh-tempests move ;'Twere profanation of our joysTo tell the laity our love.Moving of t ... ill dissolve quietly like the soul of a dying man separating from his body. "Noise" refers to "tear floods" and "sigh tempests" that the speaker implores his love not to release.He continues by compar ...

(7 pages) 103 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry


to the total destruction of others......................In a perfect world, violence, plane crashes floods and other disasters would not occur. Disease and illness would be non-existent. Emergency med ...

(7 pages) 107 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

How the landscape shaped Australia

Then she describes earth's most important source of life, water. She mentions, rain, the seas, and floods. It pin points each element in great detail.She describes living things in a very attractive ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

National Prejudices in the 1800's and 1900's comparisson of Gordon Sinclair and Oliver Goldsmith

ghtened them with accurate information. As Mr, Sinclair states in his piece "Americans," "I read of floods on the Yellow River and the Yangtse. Who rushed in with many men and money to help? The Ameri ...

(1 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Bio diversity and deforestation.

d nutrients in the forest ecosystem and play a significant role in the protection against fires and floods and recharging of proximate streams and aquifers. It is proven that the destruction of these ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry