Essays Tagged: "source of water"

Book report on "Dune" by

the gigantic sand dunes and the indigenous sand worms which live under the sand. The planet has no source of water on it except that of underground, which is very hard to come by. As you can see, 'Wa ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Landfills

nd life on planet earth, we must take actionnow to assure the quality of one of our most precious resources, ourunderground water supply.Ground water can be defined as the water stored in the open spa ... cander420). Ground water is one of the numerous parts that make up thehydrologic cycle. The primary source of water in underground aquifers isprecipitation that infiltrates the ground and moves throug ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Geographic factors and how they effect ways of life.

civilizations mostly started around river valleys, such as the Indus River. The rivers were a great source of water and provided rich soil for agriculture. India?s Monsoon, which is considered either ... ey are mostly found there.The Geography in both India and China has vastly controlled its natural resources. Good portions of China and India?s histories are based around the geography. In years to co ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Nitrates in water By Danny Lewis

nd life on planet earth, we must take actionnow to assure the quality of one of our most precious resources, ourunderground water supply.Ground water can be defined as the water stored in the open spa ... cander420). Ground water is one of the numerous parts that make up thehydrologic cycle. The primary source of water in underground aquifers isprecipitation that infiltrates the ground and moves throug ...

(6 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Scottsdale, Arizona. Economic history and how it was effected by the search for now water sources -- Vanderbilt

water has been the key factor in shaping the economic development of Scottsdale.Without an external source of water in Scottsdale, there could be no civilization. As early as 300 B.C. the Hohokam peop ... no civilization. As early as 300 B.C. the Hohokam people inhabited what is now Scottsdale. The only source of water to supplement the insufficient rains was the Salt River. The Salt River would rage i ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Dead Sea is dying

, of the troubles for the Dead Sea is turmoil in the region. The diversion of the Dead Seas primary source of water is cause for concern.It seems that the first solution to the depletion of the Dead S ... from the JordanRiver", John Vause a CNN News Correspondent writes. The Jordan River is the primary source of water for some of these countries; therefore diversion really is not an option. Another so ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

How enviroment and geographical location affected the early river valley civilizations of, Egypt, Indus Valley, and Mesopotamia.

ns, and rocks. The Nile provided water for the people of Egypt. With the Nile being really the only source of water for all of Egypt, I would imagine that these civilizations cherished the Nile heavil ...

(2 pages) 101 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Egyptian Hyms

nt because it provided the energy needed for crops to grow. The Nile River produced fertile land, a source of water, and transportation. The Egyptians wrote about nature because it was a very importan ...

(1 pages) 25 1 3.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Ancient Egypt

on their family, home, and work.Many of the towns were near the Nile River, because it was the only source of water, and it provided a form of transport. The houses were made of mud brick, and the int ...

(3 pages) 71 1 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Notes on chapters of Botany covering the topics: Multicellular Algae, Mosses/Ferns, Plants with Seeds, Seed Plant Reproduction, Plant Structure, and Control of Plant Growth/Development

e photosynthetic organisms-Live in streams, ponds, lakes, oceans, and swamps-Must live in or near a source of water-Algae lack an internal system-Algae lack an internal system of tubes to move water a ... onditionsLeaves-Leaves of plants collect solar energy-Sugars, starches, and oils made by plants are source of food for all land animalsLeaf Structure-The petiole is a thin structure that attaches the ...

(17 pages) 82 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

The History of Syria, with the important turning points of this country regarding to the Middle East.

North. In earlier time, greater Syria included Jordan, Lebanon and Israel.Syria has access to major source of water: the Euphrates and Orontes Rivers and their tributaries.EconomyA warm climate and a ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Water Quality In Nebraska

state's water continues, our children may have serious problems.Agriculture is the most widespread source of water quality problems in Nebraska, but urban runoff is also a concern. Agricultural runof ... water quality problems identified in lakes, followed by siltation, suspended solids, and nutrients. Sources of pollution in lakes include agriculture, construction, and urban runoff. Nebraska also has ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Seven Wonders

ation was so difficult of a job, the distance of the water had to be short. So they found a high up source of water, and used primitive forms of aqueducts and brought it to the Babylon Palace and the ...

(3 pages) 462 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Machining Technology         While machining has gradually changed over the many

ter. This made it easier to move machine shops into towns where they were not close to a river or a source of water. The next change was to make it all easier to process parts faster and cheape ...

(1 pages) 394 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Machining Technology         While machining has gradually changed over the many

ter. This made it easier to move machine shops into towns where they were not close to a river or a source of water. The next change was to make it all easier to process parts faster and cheape ...

(1 pages) 440 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Water Theft         The City of Los Angeles has flourished to

ion Act, hopes ran high in the valley that the government would help the valley develop its water resources. Meanwhile down in Los Angeles, by the early 1900's, it was clear that new water sources wer ... were needed to support continued growth. The Los Angeles River, which had served as L.A.'s primary source of water for its first century of existence, was proving insufficient to the demands being ma ...

(4 pages) 902 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

History and Geography of Palestine

pples, and other types of plants ("Geography of Palestine"). Many areas rely on the mountains for a source of water (Kjeilen). The Jordan Valley and ghawr is an area well below sea level, hence the na ... ghawr is an area well below sea level, hence the name ghawr, with very good soil, but very little resources. The last region is the Southern Desert. This region covers almost half of the land of Pales ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Operations Management

t modern Plant with a state of the art production lines and machinery. The new Plant sits on a rich source of water that is pumped from two underground deep wells.The company is ISO 9001-2000 certifie ... ion to its distribution depots in the main cities all over the Kingdom. Rest of the transport is outsourced. In line with its reputation of exceeding customer expectations, HWB is constantly on the lo ...

(13 pages) 67 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Water resource challenge

s a main component of life for all creatures, and without water life would cease to exist. The main source of water is within the oceans, which houses millions of marine plants and animals. Billions o ... ns of marine plants and animals. Billions of people living in the world depend on fish as a primary source for protein. Oceans also affect directly the earth's temperature and keep it in balance. Ocea ...

(7 pages) 52 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Water Pollution and Mitigation Plan SCI 275 Final Project

� �PAGE �1� Water pollution is a constant problem that stems from many sources. There are many ways that water can be polluted. While some ways are actually deliberate, so ... e are many specific causes of water pollution. They are actually divided into two categories, Point Source and Non-Point Source. A Point Source example would be if a paper mill were to run straight wa ...

(5 pages) 67 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science