Essays Tagged: "swamps"

Carnivorous Plants

different species are often found growing almost side by side. They are most likely to be found in swamps, bogs, damp heaths and muddy or sandy shores. Drosophyllum lusitanicum from Portugal and Moro ...

(6 pages) 82 2 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

The Hydra Constellation and It's Mythological Ties. (Astrology)

ra is the Many Headed Monster and/or the Serpent of mythology. This enormous water snake called the swamps of Lerna its home in the ancient days. It had nine large heads altogether. One of which was t ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Freshwater aquatic systems.

phemeral (temporary), with varying sizes.2. identify and describe the four major types of wetlands: swamps, marshes, fens, and bogs. 2. identify plants and animals commonly found in wetlandsMarshes: A ... -Animal Life: Snails, insects, waterfowls, amphibians etc. use marshes as breeding and feeding area.Swamps: Swamps are periodically flooded by snow melt and rains (dry by end of summer). The water is ...

(12 pages) 97 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Wetlands in the United States and the Need for their Conservation.

e vital link between water and land. The term "wetlands" is actually a collective term for marshes, swamps, bogs, and similar areas found in generally flat vegetated areas, in depressions in the lands ... n typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions (Niering, 11). Wetlands generally include swamps, marshes, bogs, and similar areas.Bogs (See Figure 1 on next page)Lakes that have relatively ...

(9 pages) 135 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Che guevara

ard and it was telegraphed it to Batista. They soon hurried off the yacht and left quickly into the swamps. Being attacked by enemy planes but no casualties. They were led by one of comrades and was l ...

(12 pages) 94 0 2.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Analysis on Article 'The Long March' and link to poems of Peter Skrznecki

km of some of the harshest landscape entailing mountain ranges, major rivers, dense forest and icy swamps.Whilst travelling the soldiers had passed through many provinces, each of which the Army had ...

(6 pages) 55 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Determining the Age of a Fossil

t were quickly buried in sediments -- the mud or sand that collects at the bottom of rivers, lakes, swamps, and oceans. After thousands of years, the weight of upper layers of sediment pressing down o ...

(11 pages) 101 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Issues concerning wetlands, particularly in Australia.

of the ground for most of the year'. Some examples of naturally occurring wetlands are billabongs, swamps, creeks, lakes, mangroves, marshes, oases and rivers. Man made wetlands include things like d ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Acid Rain - Impact and Cause

ists of sulfur and nitrogen compounds that are produced naturally by the decay of organic matter in swamps, wetlands, intertidal areas, and shallow waters of the oceans. The amount that is contributed ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

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

racteristics of Algae-Algae are 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 s ...

(17 pages) 82 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Why did the Dutch revolt survive?

he provinces. The Netherlands was a very hard country to attack; with numerous large rivers, swamps and many walled towns; each of which required a pro-longed siege to capture. As a result, it ...

(7 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Importance of Ecosystem Management and Protection.

protection of ecosystems. Ecosystems such as the Amazon basin with its rich biodiversity including swamps, mangroves, forests and savannah and coral reefs with their large biodiversity of fish specie ... actual ecosystem, and usually the part which we, as humans, find most useful. Wetlands, mangroves, swamps and marshes are some of the most valuable ecosystems as they on a day-to-day basis, control f ...

(6 pages) 133 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

"The Orchid Theif" by Susan Orlean

ionate world of orchid fanatics. I certainly never imagined that I would willingly hike through the swamps of South Florida..." Susan Orlean writes about her time in Florida hunting rare orchids in th ... s and groves of carnivorous plants and theme parks and royal palms and hibiscus trees and those hot swamps with acres and acres that no one has ever even seen--all toasting together under the same sun ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


rtemia FranciscanaIntroductionArtemia franciscana, known more commonly as brine shrimp inhabit salt swamps and saline lakes. Few other organisms can tolerate such a high concentration of salt as is fo ...

(8 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

18th Century Russia

he size of the Russian country, and concurred that the bulk of the land was covered with forest and swamps. The fertility of the soil and the great abundance of wild animals also impressed the travele ... size of the Russian country, and concurred that the bulk of the country was covered with forest and swamps. The fertility of the soil and the great abundance of wild animals also impressed the travele ...

(15 pages) 20 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

If you play with fire, you will burn.

'soon'. Just the thought of twelve of us posted in our own choking little cave in the middle of the swamps. Who was going to want to fight for that hell?The train was rumbling into a station. Next to ...

(1 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Life During Reconstruction

hopefully we will all just get along.I grew up in South Georgia down on the state line near the old swamps. The period of reconstruction was filled with uncertainty for my family and me. Having once r ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


e British which they called ?Palestine.? The Jews stated to again migrate to the area and rid it of swamps and malaria, ?they did not rid the land of the few Arabs that were there though(United).? For ...

(10 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Christ is the answer - john saward

ford English Dictionary as 'the state of having Christ at the Centre'. " (Saward , 1 ) Through many swamps of confusion and distractions of daily life, Christ has been and will always be the answer to ...

(9 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Drink That Will Change Your Life!         Wouldn’t be great

the Orange Bowl.The commercial begins with the narrator saying, "The legend was born in 1965 in the swamps of Florida." This sets up the fairy tale that is the entire commercial. It paints a picture o ...

(7 pages) 1597 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing