Essays Tagged: "Rivers and Streams"

Estuaries

An estuary is a coastal area where fresh water from rivers and streams mixes withsalt water from the ocean. Many bays, sounds, and lagoons along coasts ... ithsalt water from the ocean. Many bays, sounds, and lagoons along coasts are estuaries.Portions of rivers and streams connected to estuaries are also considered part of theestuary. The land area from ... the curve of anexpansive barrier beach. Wherever there are estuaries, there is a unique beauty. As riversmeet the sea, both ocean and land contribute to an ecosystem of specialized plants andanimals. ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid rain, creative speech on the topic, "Why I should be elected", related to the acid rain problems in area. Could easily be changed to essay.

s 1000 times more acidic than natural rain.This is causing significant problems within local lakes, rivers and streams. Although acid rain is not concentrated enough to burn through human skin, it kil ... en caused by burning of coals, gasoline and oils. This needs to be stopped, before many more lakes, rivers, and streams become useless.There is no reverse to acid rain, adding lime to infected water h ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Hydoelectric energy

ential. To be in usableform, that water must be in continuous supply,accessible and concentrated in rivers with avolume flows and a descent rate, sufficient to drivegenerating turbines. The only way t ... g turbines. The only way that this systemwould become non-renewable would logically beif the lakes, rivers and streams dried up, thereforethe resource of water becoming unavailable. Thelikeliness of t ...

(1 pages) 27 1 1.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Singapore

ighest point is located near the center of Singapore Island. The island is drained by several short rivers and streams, the longest of which is Seletar River, about 14.5 km (9 mi) long. Located about ...

(5 pages) 72 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Freshwater Biome

ld.There are two major types of freshwater biomes. The first type is lotic or running which include rivers and streams. Lentic or standing is the second type; those include lakes and ponds. Since this ... imals and plants in the biome. Population density in the freshwater biome varies greatly. In rivers or streams, density is usually lower in the faster moving biomes because organisms must fight ...

(2 pages) 14 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

America In 100 Yrs

eake Bay in Virginia. Sadly, many Americans all over live in very polluted areas due to streams and rivers being used as dumps. Landfills are becoming over-filled with debris and individuals take it u ... ls take it upon themselves to litter our highways and trash the natural beauty that exsisted in our rivers and streams. Industry contrubuted to a lot of the pollution. Chemicals very dangerous ...

(2 pages) 414 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Cloning Assignment

to graze, but no more, their numbers have also been depleted. The trout and salmon in California's rivers and streams have also been extirpated or depleted in many areas. And everywhere in California ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Biology Lab Paper

to graze, but no more, their numbers have also been depleted. The trout and salmon in California's rivers and streams have also been extirpated or depleted in many areas. And everywhere in California ...

(4 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Goundwater

ld's fresh water is groundwater. Although groundwater is not as accessible as surface water (lakes, rivers and streams), people are willing to dig wells to obtain it in areas where the climate is too ... nd and on the surface of the Earth. It starts when water evaporates from plants, the ground, lakes, rivers and oceans. This is called evapotranspiration.As the vapor rises, the surrounding air gets co ...

(8 pages) 50 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Environmental protection

ctive action of humans - developing and paving over the landscape, clear-cutting forests, polluting rivers and streams, altering the atmosphere's protective ozone layer, and populating nearly every pl ...

(8 pages) 130 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

How north carolina is affected by water pollution

H CAROLINA IS EFFECTED ECONOMICALLY BY WATER POLLUTION About 80% of the State's surveyed freshwater rivers and streams have good water quality that fully supports aquatic life uses, 17% have fair wate ... and 3% have poor water quality that does not support aquatic life uses. Ten percent of the surveyed rivers do not fully support swimming. The major sources of impairment are agriculture (responsible f ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain When coal, gasoline, and fuel oils are burned,

be dangerous to many forms of life, including human life. Its effects can be mostly seen, in lakes, rivers, and streams and on vegetation. Acidity in water kills almost all life. By the early 1990s te ...

(2 pages) 355 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain When coal, gasoline, and fuel oils are burned,

be dangerous to many forms of life, including human life. Its effects can be mostly seen, in lakes, rivers, and streams and on vegetation. Acidity in water kills almost all life. By the early 1990s te ...

(2 pages) 431 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Earth system Science

resh (non-salty). This water flows as precipitation from the atmosphere down to Earth's surface, as rivers and streams along Earth's surface, and as groundwater beneath Earth's surface. Most of Earth' ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

The Influence of British Social Changes on the Origin and Development of English

Origin of EnglishThe first inhabitants in England spoke Celtic language.Nowadays some names of many rivers and streams are from theCeltic language, for example "the Thames", "the Avon" and"the Exe". " ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Platypus

Victoria, and into Tasmania. All platypus live on the edges of freshwater bodies like lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams, in tropical and temperate regions.DietThe platypus's diet consists of yabbies(v ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology