Essays Tagged: "rainfall"

Tropical Africa: Food Production and the Inquiry Model

mental factors, related mostly to.climate, soils and health, resisting easy developmental solutions.Rainfall reliability is closely connected to rainfall quantityThe rainfall in the equatorial heart i ... tityThe rainfall in the equatorial heart is very plentiful andreliable. However, there is much less rainfall towards the outeredges of the rain belt. Periodic and unpredictable droughts are a.characte ...

(2 pages) 85 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Dominican Republic

o get frost in the higher elevations. Dominican Republic's rainy season is between May and November rainfall is the heaviest in the north and east of the country. Although agriculture is the most impo ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A hands on guide to ancient China

is split into three parts by three river vallies, theHaung, the Chang, and the Xia.Because of heavy rainfall. Major flooding took place all the time andin reaction to this the floods would wash away g ... is split into three parts by three river vallies, theHaung, the Chang, and the Xia.Because of heavy rainfall. Major flooding took place all the time andin reaction to this the floods would wash away g ...

(5 pages) 92 0 2.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Acid rain and the effect it has on our environment

"Acid Rain," or more precisely acidic precipitation, is the term used to describerainfall that has a pH level of less than 5.6--a pH of 7 being neutral. This form of airpollution is ... piratory problems such as dry coughs, asthma, headaches, eye, nose, and throat irritation. Polluted rainfall and fog is especially harmful to those with breathing problems such as asthma. Acid rain ca ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Indus Civilization.

the two civilizations as both their diets were alike. They also farmed sheep, pigs and cows. Since rainfall was not consistent, they were reliant on the river water.YogaYoga originated from the Indus ...

(1 pages) 27 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Atmosphere.

d wind speed and direction. Weather is the current atmospheric conditions that include temperature, rainfall, wind, and humidity at any given place. If you stand outside, you can tell how hot it is by ...

(12 pages) 106 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Different Biomes of the world.

animals in this environment. Deserts of consist of dry arid land that receives little to no rainfall each year. There are many types of deserts. Some like the Sahara desert are extremely hot w ... ve off water vapour into the air by transpiration. The forest acts as a giant sponge soaking up the rainfall. Some of this water evaporates into the air. This causes rain clouds to form and more rain ...

(12 pages) 193 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Compare and Contrast Essay on the North and South.

ower to run factories. Meanwhile, in the South, the weather was usually hot and sunny, with lots of rainfall, making the growing seasons longer. The South's lands were flatter than the North's, making ...

(2 pages) 269 1 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Australian Environment - Salinity in Australia.

ve resulted from the scattering of salt from the blustery ocean winds and low levels of salt in the rainfall. Man contributed to salinity in Australia when the majority of European settlers came to Au ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Global Warming.

e to become warmer. The greenhouse effect is raising the temperature, increasing and decreasing the rainfall, and it is raising sea levels.As a possible prelude to global warming, the decade of the 19 ... it over the past century. This indicates that this warming trend is due to human influences.Changes rainfall brought on by global warming will change the composition of the forests. At the present rat ...

(2 pages) 114 5 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Canada during the Great depression.

for the farmers many years of droughts and grasshopper plagues, as each year got worse without any rainfall whatsoever. The impact of the Great Depression on the Prairie provinces was devastating and ...

(12 pages) 99 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Vacation at My Home Town-- Ahmedabad

extremely dry, hot and the temperature can be as high as 120 F at times. The city experiences good rainfall during the monsoon season. So best time to visit Ahmedabad is during winters.Ahmedabad is w ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

"The Anasazi Mystery" essay deals with ability/inability to adapt to the environment

and Utah, for more than two thousand years. Rugged terrain, scarce water sources, and unpredictable rainfall made life in this region very difficult. By living flexible lifestyles the Anasazi were abl ...

(7 pages) 66 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Essay: What are the important foods the ancient romans had?

e natural conditions that go to yield an abundant and varied supply of food. The soil is rich...the rainfall is abundant, and rivers and smaller streams are numerous" (Johnston 203). In the ancient Ro ...

(2 pages) 38 0 2.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Global Warming's Impact on Mankind; the potential for disruption.

al sector. By the term "water levels" we mean a rising sea level, significant differences in rainfall and greater pressures on water resources. The Global Climate Change Information Programme ( ... This will increase the amount of water evaporation from the oceans, in turn, causing an increase in rainfall"(p. 1). The GCCIP writes that, "Water resources would generally benefit from wetter winters ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.2 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

In WWI, why were conditions in France in 1916 and 1917 so difficult for the Australian Imperial Force (AIF)

rits, soldiers often suffered from shell-shock which was little understood and treated as cowardice.Rainfall was also a major problem in the trenches. Often they would become waterlogged, lowering the ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Global Warming

the last 15 years of the century. The rising temperatures are expected to raise sea levels, change rainfall, and other climate conditions. Changing the climate could change forests, crops, and water ... d less ice floating in the Artic Ocean. The sea level has risen 4-8 inches over the last 100 years. Rainfall over land has increased by about 10%. The increase of greenhouse gases is likely to quicken ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Meteorological Disaster Research Paper

ightning and thunder, created by a cumulonimbus cloud, that normally produce intensive winds, heavy rainfall, and on occasion hail. On average they reach about 15 miles in diameter and last for 30 min ...

(5 pages) 58 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Drought: A Silent Killer.

ferent from a desert or that isolated island because a drought happens in a place that usually gets rainfall and while in those two examples, rainfall is not usually expected. To define the word droug ... Another cause of droughts is mountains and other physiographic barriers. These barriers prevent the rainfall and moisture from reaching certain areas, which in terms causes the drought in that, partic ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


I see a big treeAnd wave to the leaves slowlyThey wave back to meCaught in the rainfallNow I hear the thunder callI await its stallThe big rabbit singsOther rabbits laugh at himSo ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.4 Jan/2006

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