Essays Tagged: "ocean currents"

Dominican Republic

he Dominican Republic Jas a tropical maritime climate. The temperatures are moderated though by the ocean currents and year-round trade winds. The average temperature is around 720F and 800F, it hardl ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Man and Ocean

The world's ocean covers about 70% of the Earth's surface. It is use to produce us many things. It is more than ... e to produce us many things. It is more than a place to swimming, sailing and other recreation. The ocean serves as a source of energy, raw materials and most of all food like fish and seaweed. In thi ... materials and most of all food like fish and seaweed. In this essay I will talk about 'What are our ocean resources and the importance of the oceans in the future.'First, our largest resource in the o ...

(5 pages) 121 0 5.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Timeline of the major events of the evolution of earth

245 million years ago The continental islands move together to form the massive landmass of Pangea. Ocean currents moderate temperate coastal areas, and the continental interior is dry.245 - 200 milli ... ior is dry.245 - 200 million years ago The continental mass was warm, but cut off from rain-bearing ocean winds, inland regions formed vast deserts. In the seas ammonoids have replaced the trilobites ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Oceanography as viewed from space

Oceanography as Viewed from Space Introduction At first thought, studying the oceans from space seem ... t first thought, studying the oceans from space seems to be a bizarre idea. Space observation helps oceanographers do research with manned and unmanned space systems. The space systems can be satellit ... ems. The space systems can be satellites and/or space shuttles that observe various features of the ocean such as sea-surface winds, sea-surface temperatures, waves, ocean currents, frontal regions, a ...

(5 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

A Pursuasive Essay on Why Shark Finning Should Be Banned

g is a cruel act which should be banned worldwide. Sharks are the top apex predator of our planet's oceans, and as an apex predator they control the balance of all marine life by harvesting the sick, ... e lowering miles and miles of cable lined with thousands of baited hooks. These cables drift on the ocean currents before being slowly hauled back into the fishing vessel. With this type of long-line ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.1 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Life Saver

friend (Jake) and l had gone on a trip to British Columbia, with his family; to stay at a beautiful ocean resort for one week. Anyways, on the first day, Jake and I rented out some surf boards for the ... ; although l though sensed that we were being pulled in the direction that we were swimming, by the ocean currents, but l though it was nothing because it was same in the ocean in Israel. About ten se ...

(2 pages) 405 0 0.0 Jan/2008

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

Investigating Australia's Physical Environments

#146;s uniqueness.Australia’s climate is unique due to its extremes. Due to its size, the cold ocean currents, overall flatness and the dominance of high pressure systems, Australia has a variety ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming Persuasive Essay

30 feet" (5 deadliest effects of global warming). The melting of the polar caps will desalinize the ocean; messing up the ocean currents, killing numerous species of salt water fish (dying painfully f ... ntially cooling the Earth. When the Arctic melts, the rays will then be absorbed into the dark blue ocean, further warming the Earth, since in Antarctica the sun's rays rarely reach there (5 deadliest ...

(4 pages) 43 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Green ICT and its effects on reducing carbon foot print

of global warming will be catastrophic. The increase in glacial melting will affect coastlines and ocean currents, influencing habitats and changing disease patterns.The economic ramifications of glo ...

(15 pages) 39 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies