Essays Tagged: "metric tons"

Persuasive Essay on Overpopulation

f human society. Muchof our energy is derived from the burning of fossil fuels-releasing millionsof metric tons of toxins into the atmosphere annually. The amount of landrequired for food production w ...

(1 pages) 387 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Soil Erosion and it's Effect on the Great Mississippi

and for building structures. We take it for granted and fail to notice it is disappearing. About 6 metric tons of soil coming off of 2.5 acres would reduce the topsoil level by only 1 millimeter. On ...

(12 pages) 220 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Arizona Concrete

ent for it in 1824. Currently, the annual world production of portland cement is around 700 million metric tons (Danbury).Many people use the words concrete and cement interchangeably, but they=re not ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Pros and Cons of Storing Nuclear Waste at the Yucca Mountains.

te is greater than ever. Current estimates have the nation's 103 nuclear reactors producing 84,000 metric tons of waste by 2035 (Hansen, 2001). With the current containers either close to or complet ... Yucca Mountain an ideal choice is the storage capacity of the site. Estimations state that 84,000 metric tons of waste will require storage by 2035 (Hansen, 2001). Even though Yucca Mountain only h ...

(4 pages) 85 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Hazordous Waste incinerator and it effect on communities Point of view from them people in the communtiy

unt of hazardous waste can be disposed of efficiently in an incinerator. There is over "240 million metric tons of hazardous waste" produced in the United States alone, per year. All of this waste com ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Sleeping Giant: China Agriculture

for this country.According to the Food and Agriculture Organization in 2003, China produced 360,000 metric tons of walnuts 25% of the world's total production. In addition, the U.S, which ranked secon ...

(4 pages) 41 0 2.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

India - Singapore FTA: Implications for India

pati from Nepal, which under the terms of a bilateral deal has been allowed to export up to 100,000 metric tons of the palm oil-based product duty free each year for some time now. Vanaspati is a hydr ...

(8 pages) 49 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Diatomite

rgest suppliers are the United States, China, Denmark, and Japan. China supplies about 350 thousand metric tons, Denmark extracts 375 thousand metric tons, and Japan, 190 thousand metric tons. About 7 ... Denmark extracts 375 thousand metric tons, and Japan, 190 thousand metric tons. About 725 thousand metric tons of diatomite are extracted from the US Worldwide about 2,150 thousand metric tons are re ...

(5 pages) 1389 0 3.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

U-boats During World War II

II. U-boats constructed during World War II were Type VII-C. It was made of steel and displaced 871 metric tons of water, which is only a tenth of the modern ones produced by the U.S. today. It could ...

(1 pages) 719 0 5.0 Feb/2002

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

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rgest suppliers are the United States, China, Denmark, and Japan. China supplies about 350 thousand metric tons, Denmark extracts 375 thousand metric tons, and Japan, 190 thousand metric tons. About 7 ... Denmark extracts 375 thousand metric tons, and Japan, 190 thousand metric tons. About 725 thousand metric tons of diatomite are extracted from the US Worldwide about 2,150 thousand metric tons are re ...

(5 pages) 374 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Waste to Energy in Bangladesh

s turned into an urban slum. The waste generated from this population is an enormous amount of 3500 metric tons/day. This waste is hardly disposed of properly, and mismanagement has been occurring in ... ay in nearby low-lying areas of the cities/ towns.Dhaka City Corporation estimates around 3000-3500 metric tons of municipal solid waste per day from its 10.07 million population having an area of 325 ...

(7 pages) 23 2 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Diamond Chemicals PLC (A)

ngland and Rotterdam Holland. Both of their plants were built in 1967 with annual output of 250,000 metric tons polypropylene. Compare with low-cost producer, the production cost per ton is 1.09 which ... the Seven Largest Polypropylene Plants in EuropePlant LocationBuilt inPlant Annual output (Metric tons)Production Cost per Ton (indexed to low-cost producer)CBTG A.GSaarbrun1981...

(6 pages) 51 0 3.7 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Soil Erosion in Forestry

ing construction. People take it for granted and not succeed to observe it is vanishing. "About six metric tons of soil coming off of 2.5 acres would decrease the earth rank by only 1 millimetre" (Tri ... . Global approximations of the quantity of carbon given off yearly by deforestation are 2.8 billion metric tons. Deforestation calculated for about 33 percent of the yearly release of carbon dioxide b ...

(7 pages) 5 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

"Environmental Hero" What is an environmental problem and how do you solve it?

our atmosphere. One such chemical is nitrous oxide: "Today, human activities release about 433,000 metric tons of nitrous oxide into the atmosphere each year" ("Renewable Energy is Beneficial… ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science