Essays Tagged: "Irrigation"

Essay on Pillar of Salt by Sandra Postel

Done for a geography class, about modern irrigation and the malthusian perspective.This is essetially a book reviewChecks should be done for ... r gramatical errorsPillar of Sand, written by Sandra Postel, illustrates the crisis that out modern irrigation age is facing. Our society is now one based on consumption. Meaning that the more that yo ... ourselves in a similar situation that he spoke of. Pillar of Sand clearly illustrates this with the irrigation issues that the world now faces. Freshwater is one of the natural resources that is the m ...

(9 pages) 68 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Global Warming

ys. Rain is very essential in human life. We need water in order to survive. Other uses of rain are irrigation and production of hydroelectric power. Rain also helps to cool the land once the sun has ...

(2 pages) 284 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Teddy Rosevelt Conservative or not?

ner received a reasonable settlement. A great supporter of the Newlands Bill, which spent money for irrigation in dry western states, was another of Roosevelt?s reform movements for the conservation i ...

(2 pages) 68 0 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is a short topic Hieroglyphic Symbols and their beginning and my personal experiences with them.

ere the most powerful people in existence. Although they had sophisticated methods for building and irrigation, one area that they lagged in sophistication was the basic form they used for writing the ...

(2 pages) 50 1 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

The Essential Nile

.' Essentially, the river was important to the well-being of the cities, and was a vital source for irrigation. Not only did the river provide a steady flow of water, its flooding also provided fertil ...

(1 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Positive Impact of British Imperialism on India

ritish economy. They gave Britain a balance of trade.The British had built roads, railways, canals, irrigation, mills, and factories to further the increase in economy and transportation. They kept th ...

(3 pages) 81 0 2.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

What Influences did Rome have on modern society? This essay explains how they were living in a primitive era and managed to overcome it all through technological advances.

ndiscoveries and instead took backwards steps. In fact, Roman technological advances in the areas ofirrigation, transportation, and city-planning were far superior to anything seen before their time a ...

(5 pages) 112 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

North American Frontier: Beginning and End.

wever, was not taking into account conditions on the frontier. The 160 acre lots were too large for irrigation and too small for dry-farming. At a later date, a revision of the policy was made and als ...

(3 pages) 63 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Italian Cuisine.

farmland for rice, wheat and other grains. Southern Italy grows fruits, olives and tomatoes, where irrigation is possible. Many areas of Italy also grow grapes. Italy is one of the largest wine produ ...

(3 pages) 95 2 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Code of hammurabi.

region. His laws had the following sections: the prologue, the administration of justice, property, irrigation, loans and interest, regulation of trade, debt slavery, marriage and the family, adoption ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Water managementin a LEDC.

n and Sudanese governments for the purpose of providing hydroelectric power and supplying water for irrigation.(the Aswan High Dam)Commissioning of the DamIn 1954, Egypt requested loans from the World ... l organisations who were willing to contribute to its construction.Although hydroelectric power and irrigation are very important aspects to the Dam, it had many objectives in its initial construction ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Report on the issues surrounding the Green Revolution

reen Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, with its package of improved seeds, farm technology, better irrigation and chemical fertilizers, was highly successful at meeting its primary objective of incre ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Lucerne and its imporatance in Australia

to temperate climates across Australia.Lucerne is grown widely under dryland farming conditions or irrigation for grazing, green feed, hay and silage. It also plays an important part in pasture mixes ...

(11 pages) 29 1 4.1 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Israel - Economic Activity

rrigated because of Israel's lack of water resources, eighty percent of which uses a combination of irrigation and fertilization techniques. (Israel Agritech, 1999) Consequently, the Israeli people ha ... dustries are dairy farming, poultry farming, field crops, citrus fruits, vegetables, biotechnology, irrigation, fertilizers and pesticides. Many of these industries exist because of the size of Israel ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Problems of Aral Sea

uction of a river drain. Earlier in the sea fell many rivers, but now much water is expended on the irrigation, the irrigation of the earth of those lying next to the rivers, therefore the sufficiency ... entire it is expended rationally. About its half it is spent for so-called washing of fields. After irrigation the water evaporates, and the salt remains in the earth, which were contained in this wat ...

(10 pages) 33 0 2.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Aquifer Storage Recovery

7 References 10List of FiguresFigure 1 Example of a functional ASR system 9Figure 2 Groundwater for irrigation 93.1 IntroductionThis report is intended to gather information and documentation on Aquif ... As a result, more water is being kept in streams, reducing the supplies available for drinking and irrigation.As increasing stress is placed upon our natural water supply, alternative sources of wate ...

(8 pages) 41 0 3.3 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Medicine and Sanitation in Medieval Towns.

iver itself, or in ditches or castle moats, or to help with fire-fighting. Water was needed for the irrigation of the townspeople's fields, orchards, and gardens, and for watering their livestock. Wat ...

(8 pages) 27 0 3.5 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Safety of Public Drinking Water

as rivers, lakes, streams, and ocean. This resource can be used as transportation routes, source of irrigation for agriculture and livestock or as drinking water. Drinking water is a natural resource ...

(9 pages) 115 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


ed plane wrapped around a wedge placed in a tube. Archimedes invented it in Egypt to lift water for irrigation. Archimedes is quoted to have said, "Give me a place to stand and I can move the Earth."& ...

(1 pages) 1314 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers


nd in the east there were rivers, and river basins. It was a wetter enviroment, which they used for irrigation. Most of central Mesopotamia would have been desert, except in the vicinity of the two ri ... invented clay bricks. This was 1000 years later in 8000 B.C. In 7000B.C. they first started to use irrigation. In 6000 they started working with metals and other objects. This allowed them to build b ...

(2 pages) 619 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers