Essays Tagged: "high winds"

The Wind in His Sail

bi wasn't a typical sailor, Cobi was a NationalChampionship winning sailor. A sailor who thrived on high winds and rough seas, whohas accomplished everything there is to accomplish in Canadian sailing ... He succeed but the boat was well out of his reach and it was impossiblefor him to swim to it in the high seas. Then another gust of mighty wind came and flippedthe boat driving the mast of the boat th ...

(3 pages) 45 1 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Drought in Morocco (with sources!)problem analysis of drought in Morocco

tended period of time, usually a season or more in length, although other climatic factors (such as high temperatures, high winds, and low relative humidity) are often associated with it in many regio ...

(4 pages) 79 2 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Life in Antarctica.

ching our equipment together and staking it to the ground. If we encounter bad weather or extremely high winds during the day we stop and make camp immediately to protect ourselves from harm.But still ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Dust Bowl. what was it like?

farmers and their families. Like many tragedies, the Dust Bowl had its causes. A lack of moisture, high winds, and the misuse of farmland led to this devastation. Lack of moisture caused the air and ... mland led to this devastation. Lack of moisture caused the air and the soil to become very dry. The high wind speeds would result in erosion. The wind blew all the dry topsoil into the air. The misuse ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Book report about the atomic bomb with the history and some facts about the bomb

nse explosion. In addition to its destructive power, made up of pressure waves, flashes, burns, and high winds, a nuclear explosion also produces deadly radiation. The radiation destroys living things ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Analysis of Tortious Liability.

Slaters Ltd. decide to review their work. They notice that several of the slates have come loose in high winds but decide that there is insufficient risk to warrant repairing the roof that evening. Bo ... es, comfort, property, or common rights for the public..." An example could be the obstruction of a highway either naturally or artificially. Cases cannot be bought against the likes of road works, sc ...

(16 pages) 248 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


t may occur at a temperature nearer the freezing point of 32? F (0? C) when other elements, such as high winds, dampness, or general chilling of the body, are present. The onset of frostbite causes li ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Speech: The Force Of A Tornadoe.

ng a person over 30 feet. F3 and F4 tornados can be extremely dangerous because of the tremendously high winds. They will pick up vehicles, small houses and heavy machinery. F5s are the most devastati ... ometimes it dangles from the clouds and disappears. The most destructive aspect of a tornado is the high winds it creates and which would devour everything in its path. For example, once the wind is i ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

The Planet Saturn

mosphere it made up of a mixture of gasses that surround the planet. The storms on Saturn have very high winds. The winds in the upper atmosphere of Saturn are stronger and faster than our most powerf ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Space


. Many people go ballooning every day. It is a hard sport because steering balloons is difficult in high winds. Balloonists have to move up and down searching for a wind going in the right direction, ...

(1 pages) 354 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Dust Bowl Research Paper

tivated land in the United States increased, reaching 530 million acres (215 million hectares), its highest level ever” (“Dust Bowl” 1). “Not only was there less grass to hold down ... grow crops set the stage for new problems” (Yancey 19). These problems included “drought, high winds, and the stripped land” which together created the Dust Bowl (“Dry Farming” ...

(6 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cn tower

poor quality television. The pre-skyscraper transmission towers of Toronto stations were simply not high enough anymore.As office buildings were reaching higher and higher, the video reception and rad ... e donut-like thing), and the top of the transmission antenna is 553.33 metres or 1815 feet 5 inches high (that's the very top).Because of this, we enjoy some of the clearest TV and radio reception in ...

(3 pages) 1497 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

How sustainable is King Islands Industries?

sustainability of King Islands industries, in particular the kelp industry. The Kelp Industry is a highly sustainable industry in the three areas of sustainability, however there is concerns over iss ... rees longitude and 40 degrees latitude, placing in the way of the Roaring Forties making incredibly high winds of up to and over 100 kilometres per hour making it a good place for the kelp industry to ...

(13 pages) 969 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Why did Ballarat and Clarendon College choose King Island for their Grassy campus?

deg;longitude and 40 ° latitude, placing it in the way of the Roaring Forties making incredibly high winds of up to and over 100 kilometres per hour. King Island is relatively small measuring appr ... levels are not taken into account. Because of the locality of King Island the wind levels are quite high, providing the challenging conditions we need for a program such as the Ballarat and Clarendon ...

(5 pages) 1499 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Soil Erosion in Forestry

Soil Erosion in Forestry�Soil Erosion in ForestryIntroductionHighest layer of the soil enclose all plant nutrients. It is a fertile sheet which is necessary for ... ely fast and can be injured by flowing and wind water. The flowing water and wind can eliminate the highest sheet of soil. Certain behaviours such as deforestation and pasture as well lead to soil ero ... il or humus. If this sheet is worn away, then the earth is extremely infertile in generating crops. High winds can waft away loose soils from hilly or flat land. Water erosion usually happen merely on ...

(7 pages) 5 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry