Essays Tagged: "United States Geological Survey"

"A Discussion On Earthquakes"

n this experience, similar alert plans have been devised for geologic hazards in other areas of the United States. The development of modern seismic monitoring networks and the knowledge gained from p ...

(5 pages) 138 1 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Fossil Fuels Alternatives

but all fall short at the task of actually replacing oil all together. Figures such as that of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), which puts yearly world consumption of oil today at about 30 ... at could last for ages. It is estimated that it would take 800 to 1,000 plants to provide power the United States alone. This takes us again to the money and oil consumption issues from constructing t ...

(8 pages) 257 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Water Quality In Nebraska

down.REFERENCES U.S.G.S. 2000 Nebraska Water Quality Brochure: 2001 Windham Press Published by the United States Geological Survey Public Interest Research Groups: Web Page @ WATER QUALITY IN NEBRASKA

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Research- Earthquake in Southern California

hern CaliforniaSouthern California is one of the most desirable locations in which to reside in the United States of America. A person can be at the beach in the morning and skiing the slopes in the a ... Southern California. The magnitude of the quakes is so slight that humans do not feel them, but the United States Geologic Survey (USGS) and the Southern California Seismic Network (SCSN) record the f ...

(5 pages) 40 0 2.3 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics


(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Water Contamination

nt of Earth's water is fresh water (Shiklomanov, 1993); most of that three percent is inaccessible (United States Geological Survey [USGS], 2014). Approximately 68 percent of the fresh water on Earth ... that has migrated from the surface through the ground and become stored in porous soils and rocks (United States Environment Protection Agency [USEPA], 1991). Groundwater constitutes about 30 percent ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

When I Grow Up

companies to help engineer the best route for pipelines and drilling or, my personal favorite, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) which serves the nation by providing information on how the e ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education