Essays Tagged: "San Francisco Bay"

Privately Owned Gasoline Powered Vehicles Should be Limited

d at the time of the disaster. All 11 million gallons poured out, thereafter seen only upon the thousands of species of animals that this accident destroyed. A total ecological system was wiped out fr ... nderneath a service station there, and twenty eight million gallons of that has oozed closer to the San Francisco Bay, endangering water supplies(17). Among the nearly six million underground oil tank ...

(7 pages) 60 0 4.6 Feb/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

THe endangered sea otter. explains why and how the sea otter is endangered

aving Alaskan natives called Aleuts to help with the slaughter. When the hunting was at its peak in San Francisco Bay, CA, 500-600 otters were being killed every week. Before all of this took place th ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Alcatraz

" In 175, the Spanish explorer Juan Manuel de Ayala was the first to sail into what is now known as San Francisco Bay: this expedition mapped the bay, and named one of the three islands Alcatraces; ov ... a United States military reservation. The California Gold Rush, the resulting boom in the growth of San Francisco, and the need to protect San Francisco Bay led the United States Army to build a Citad ...

(12 pages) 46 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Estuaries, Wonderful Gifts

e of the coastline, mashes, and the wetlands. The seaward border may be barrier islands, reefs, and sand or mud flats. All estuaries are special, every ecosystem has different parts to it that complet ... ughs, bays, harbors, sounds, inlets, and bayous. Some well known estuaries include: Chesapeake bay, San Francisco Bay, Boston Harbor, Tampa Bay, and Puget Sound.Estuaries are also home to terrestrial ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Webvan Paper

n business in 1997 using funds from venture capital investors. It primarily serves customers in the San Francisco Bay Area. It?s very first day on the Nasdaq it reached $34 a share, this price per sha ... than trying to spread its service out among many cities. Webvan has selected a good market because San Francisco clientele need a service like this because transportation is needed in this big city. ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

An Immigrant Short Story

f that nature. Joe Ma understood where Papa Joe was coming from. As Angel docked at Angel Island in San Francisco Bay(3) where the processing of immigrants began. He was then questioned and was kept i ... lis Island, Asians-primarily Chinese-arriving on the West Coast gained admission at Angel Island in San Francisco Bay."4. Negative experiences page 257 "Once admitted to the country, immigrants faced ...

(2 pages) 25 1 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

Alcatraz

Alcatraz Located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean in the San Francisco bay is a rocky island. If you are lucky and weather permits, you can see it standing f ... ocky island named Alcatraz, also as “The Rock”, is one of the many tourist attractions in San Francisco. Tours can take you by boat to Alcatraz, located on the island is an old prison that h ... he California Gold Rush was attracting the notice of many people from all over the United States to San Francisco. To protect the city and the bay, the government decided to build a fort on the island ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Napster

the more music available. John Fanning, Shawn’s uncle, raised money and moved the project to the San Francisco Bay Area, the capital of the digital revolution.As Napster emerged into the Interne ...

(1 pages) 557 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Untitled

io. He grew up on Denise Drive, a cul-de-sac in the suburbs. Though he lives in the city now -- the San Francisco Bay Area to be exact -- he's still attracted to the suburbs as subjects for his work. ...

(1 pages) 354 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Alcatraz: History Of Escape Attempts

d there is a one escape we can not totally explain. Alcatraz's location, western California, San Francisco Bay, near San Francisco. There is a one and a half mile radius of water surrounding th ... t, two men who were caught were later executed in the gas chamber at the California State Prison at San Quentin for killing an officer during their escape("A Brief History of Alcatraz" 2). Just to sta ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Analysis of Target Markets using Primary and Secondary Research reviewing Vail Resorts

enly is proximate to two large California population centers, the Sacramento/Central Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area. These markets provide the Company with excellent opportunities to market its ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Hollywood Cinema

that a group of U.S. marines, under command of a renegade general, take over Alcatraz and threaten San Francisco Bay with biological weapons. A chemical weapons specialist and the only man to have ev ... xcitement. The biggest symbolic code used in this scene is the setting of the scene: the streets of San Francisco. The city has long been used in car chase scenes because of its long steep streets tha ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

An in-depth look into the Hyphy Movement, one of the Bay Area

The Hyphy MovementThe Hyphy movement is a cultural movement originating out of the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Its style of music, rap music specifically, is the defining as ... of his music is Andre Nickatina, real name Andre Adams. Nickatina is from the Fillmore District in San Francisco and has become fairly popular especially in California. He is somewhat of a hero in th ... hat others before them have felt.The impact of the Hyphy Movement has been seen on many levels. The San Francisco Bay Area has seen almost all of the impact because the movement is so localized. There ...

(13 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues