Essays Tagged: "Fresh water"

Eighteenth Amendment. Reason, analysis, and the cause of the Ammendment.

to be safe. And when onboard a ship in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean for a long period of time, fresh water can run out quickly. Back in Colonial times, there were no refrigerators. In fact, elect ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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

astal body of water with a free connection to the open sea and within which sea water is diluted by fresh water"( Hudson River begins in Lake Tear of the Clouds on the southwes ... rainy season it travels as far down river as Tappan Zee. The reason for this is that the runoff of fresh water pushes the salt water downstream. All though the entire river doesn't contain ocean wate ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


An estuary is a coastal area where fresh water from rivers and streams mixes withsalt water from the ocean. Many bays, sounds, and lago ... and streams connected to estuaries are also considered part of theestuary. The land area from which fresh water drains into the estuary is its watershed.Estuaries come in all shapes and sizes, each un ... organisms. When viewing an estuary from the air on is practically amazed bydramatic river bends as freshwater finds its way back to the sea. The vast expanse ofmarsh grasses or mudflats extend into c ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Distinctly Canadian

970,610 sq. km (3,849,652 sq. mi), of which 755,180 sq. km (291,575 sq. mi) is covered by bodies of fresh water such as rivers and lakes (Canadian Encyclopaedia, 1988).Canada contains great reserves o ... weighing more than 45 kg (more than 100 lb) have been caught. The Atlantic salmon migrates to cold, fresh water in late spring or early summer, swimming upstream at an average rate of up to 6.4 km (4 ...

(10 pages) 103 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Comparison of Egyptian and Roman Empire As greatly noted Civilizations

rity of Egypt's riverbanks full of lush greenery and plentiful natural resources. The Nile provided fresh water, free transportation, endless agricultural possibilities, as well as trade aspects. In a ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Water crisis in the Middle East.

e the expanding Middle Eastern populations and burgeoning industries continue to increase, however, fresh-water supplies are finite, and it is becoming more and more difficult to utilize them on a ren ...

(3 pages) 104 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Variations in ocean tides.

rcefully onto the shore. As the tide falls, living things are exposed to the hot sun, drying winds, fresh water rain, or icy frosts. Added to all of this are also the changes of night and day and the ... is grip a rock as hard as they can and surprisingly they do not get carried away.Near the sea, the fresh river water mixes with the sea's salty water. Salty water can cause great problems for freshwa ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Condamine river fresh water report

Condamine river fresh water reportThe water at the Condamine river and at browns plans site was of good quality, in ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

THe basic mainpoints of A Seperate Piece by John Knowel including the Setting, background info,characaters, plot summary,and themes

ntic Coast during World War II. Two rivers run through the school's campus, one is the Devon River (fresh water) and the other is the Naguamsett River (salt water, swamp like consistency). Some of the ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Water Cycle

ound in what we call the "Water cycle".It is theonly way that Earth can be continually suppliedwith fresh water.The sun is the most importantpart of renewing our water supply.It can be solid(ice),a li ...

(1 pages) 81 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Elsie v

re everywhere. We slept on stone floors. The floors were extremely hard and cold. There was not any fresh water to drink, no place to bathe or a decent place to use the restroom. In place of a restroo ...

(2 pages) 55 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Is Brazil Developed? Judge for yourselves.

er and over a thousand tributaries drain an area of 6,150,000km" and carry one fifth of the world's fresh water out to sea. In the North East, Brazil has arid deserts with rolling grasslands in the So ...

(17 pages) 270 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Palestine Background Information

first civilizations was located by the Tigris River. The southern area, however, is mostly dessert. Fresh water is scarce, and there are scattered patches of cultivatable land.Recently the part of the ...

(1 pages) 63 2 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Exportation of Fresh Water in Western Canada

The Exportation of Fresh Water in Western CanadaFresh water is something that almost every human, plant and animal need ... anada, with just one per cent of the global population, contains over 40% of the world's accessible fresh water, which means that the water is not frozen in glaciers, ice sheets, or simply too far und ... n the other hand, the United States is more even, with 12% of the population and 17% of the world's fresh water. However, American industries, farms and households are drying up their reservoirs faste ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Matter Cycles

re also locked away in the Earth. And last but not least the water cycle which is very important to fresh water ecosystems.In order to live the organisms must build special compounds around carbon. Pl ...

(1 pages) 32 0 2.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Separating seawater through desalination

nity problem. Desalination process could take use of the salt concentrated water, turning them into fresh water.Industrial Separation Procedure:1. The seawater is inputted through pre-treatment. Durin ... owards the RO (Reverse Osmosis) Membrane. (Physical pressure) The procedure is vital to the product freshwater, if the pressure is low, the salt cannot be fully separated from the water by the membran ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Benefits of Midwestern Agriculture on United States Economy

l area.Located in the Midwest is the Great Lakes Basin, also known as the world's largest system of fresh water. This Basin has more than one hundred thousand square miles of navigable water causing i ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

The greek work, Tantalus, essay on meaning, and significance

Thus he was punished the ultimate punishment. Was trapped in a Paradise, with beautiful fruits, and fresh water, but could not enjoy the banquet that was put forth to him. The way the word is used in ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Sensation and Perception

Did your perception of the coarseness change? How?Distribute one cup with sugar water and one with fresh water. Take a sip of the sugar water and swish it around in your mouth for several seconds wit ... e less sweet. After swallowing it (or spitting it back into the cup), taste from the cup containing fresh water. Did the taste of the fresh water surprise you? How?Take about 15 index cards and a flas ...

(3 pages) 258 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

Human body Sensory systems

Experiment #2I have found that the taste of the fresh water does change after having the sugar water in my mouth. My taste buds adapted to the sugar ... gar water. As the sugar water stayed in my mouth longer the water started to taste less sugary. The fresh water tasted more like chlorine and dull than it usually does. Since my taste buds had adapted ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology