Essays Tagged: "pollutants"

Oil in america

d it tries to get Mobil out of a jam but the underlying fact is that there have been oil spills and pollutants put into the environment and that cannot be excused. There have been facts which prove th ...

(5 pages) 180 1 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Drinking Water Dilemma

fore water reaches a sewage treatment plant, it has picked up a large number of containments. These pollutants incluse heavy metal, herbicides, pesticides, fertilizers, degreasers, lead, and many degr ...

(3 pages) 196 1 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air pollution

re, most over look the fact that they are also cause real damage to our bodies at this moment. Such pollutants cause damage to our respiratory system, leading to the fluctuation of the life span of an ... r is structured as a series of relevant questions and answers to report on the description of these pollutants there affects on our bodies.What are the pollutants? And how do they affect our bodies?In ...

(6 pages) 530 1 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Essay on the environment: looks specifically at deforestation issues and how to remedy the situation

ces, the environment becomes unbalanced. From there, paper production also adds in large amounts of pollutants to an already unbalanced environment.Fortunately, it is possible to reverse the destructi ... paper plague the air, water, and land. Although there is legislature in place to try and limit the pollutants put into the environment, the laws do not block certain harmful chemicals used (Arbuckle ...

(10 pages) 341 1 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

World Issues

addition of a substance orsubstances at a faster rate than the environment can accommodate.Certain pollutants like arsenic and mercury have natural levels in naturebut only if these levels exceed cer ... tural levels in naturebut only if these levels exceed certain critical values, will it be consideredpollutants. Pollutants are not only chemicals but also forms of energy likeheat, sound and radioacti ...

(5 pages) 125 1 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

An Ecosystem's Disturbance by a Pollutant

o be looked at when determining an ecosystem's disturbance by a pollutant.Some of the most frequent pollutants in our ecosystem include: gases such as sulphur dioxide, elements such as mercury and ars ... and arsenic, and even pollution by nutrients which is referred to as eutrophication. Each of these pollutants pose a different effect on the ecosystem at different doses. This varied effect is what i ...

(83 pages) 282 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain

Its pretty good NoneAcid rain is pollueted rain. The pollutants go up to the atmosphere and when itrains it brings the pollution down with it. Sulfur dio ...

(6 pages) 63 0 2.7 Sep/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Photochemical Smog

fog, hence the name smog. The industrial revolution has been the central cause for the increase in pollutants in the atmosphere over the last three centuries. Before 1950, the majority of this pollut ... n problem known as photochemical smog. Photochemical smog is a condition that develops when primary pollutants (oxides of nitrogen and volatile organic compounds created from fossil fuel combustion) i ...

(7 pages) 64 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

This essay is about humans and the effect they have made on the natural enviroment

he first machines were made. Each year industrial developed countries generate billions of tones of pollutants. The major pollutants are: carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, lead ...

(1 pages) 166 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Dangers of water pollution

substances are put directly into a body of water (such as an oil spill). A nonpoint source is when pollutants enter the water indirectly through environmental changes (for example: fertilizer is carr ... h environmental changes (for example: fertilizer is carried into a stream by rain). The major water pollutants are chemical, biological, and physical materials that lessen the water quality. These are ...

(3 pages) 282 2 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Con's for snowmobiling in BLM Lands.

ed in just one of the many national parks. Most of them dump about 30% of their fuel in the form of pollutants. The extreme high levels of snowmobile use in Yellow Stone national park created such a g ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Air Pollution.

, and the quality of life we experience. The study of atmospheric or air pollution covers all those pollutants that are omitted into the atmosphere, usually as gasses or particulates, which then direc ... er are particularly diverse in character, consisting of many different components while gaseous air pollutants may be separated into primary and secondary forms (Welburn 3). Primary air pollutants lik ...

(8 pages) 219 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Inuit Culture Examined: The lives of the Inuit people in greenalnd and how water pollution is destroying their culture and forcing them to change their traditions.

Inuit people who also use it throughout their culture. The consumption of blubber and its inherent pollutants has long term ramifications for the people and wildlife of Northern Greenland.PCB's, also ... ncentration that may be as much as 10,000 times the level found in the water. This concentration of pollutants greatly affects plankton and birds. (Pfirman)PCB's are one of the main toxins found in th ...

(6 pages) 64 0 3.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Title - SUV's: Are They Really Worth It? This is an argumentive essay favoring anti-suv ideals. It deals with fuel consumption and safety issues.

nd high off the ground seating, but they are also gas-guzzling, turnover-prone giants that spew out pollutants and endanger the occupants of smaller cars. They have become an icon for American over in ...

(6 pages) 241 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Although technology brings alot of comfort and progress to mankind, it carries with it serious enviromental problems.

he first machines were made. Each year industrial developed countries generate billions of tones of pollutants. The major ...Although technology brings alot of comfort and progress to mankind, it carr ...

(3 pages) 58 1 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Damnation of a Canyon. A Response to Edward Abbey

was added and a reservoir filled the canyon. Second, he explains how the driftwood, silt, and other pollutants are being washed upon the beaches and making an ugly shoreline. Finally, Abbey argues the ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Water and flowers their effect on each other

Research and find that flower differences could be caused due to the fact that the pond contains pollutants from parking lot runoff.· DAY 3· Once more collect ¼ ...

(1 pages) 35 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Litterature review: Biotic and abiotic factors affecting the distribution of freshwater macroinvertebrates

nthos cannot move around as much, so they are less able to escape the effects of sediment and other pollutants that diminish water quality. Therefore, benthos can give reliable information on stream a ...

(7 pages) 78 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Mother Earth

anoes, forest fires are an examples of air pollution that are produced naturally. However, man-made pollutants created much more harmful than natural air pollution. The primary source of air pollution ... also one of the major factors that pollute the air. They release carbon dioxide, mercury, and other pollutants, which turn into acid rain. For instance, sulfur, a yellow chemical with a strong smell, ...

(1 pages) 41 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Depletion of the Ozone Layer: Its causes, effects, and possible solutions

cts us from the harmful rays of the sun; therefore it is imperative that we preserve it. Since more pollutants are produced today than ever before (because of the major increase in the population), th ... ore (because of the major increase in the population), there is a major concern that we create less pollutants to help conserve the ozone layer. In this research paper I will give vital information on ...

(11 pages) 89 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science