Essays Tagged: "snow and ice"

The Study of Akali Metal Contamination in Road Side Soil

rbtion was found to be 1.89 times as sensitive as atomic emission.IntroductionA common technique in snow and ice removal on roadways is the application of magnesium, calcium, and sodium chloride salts ...

(6 pages) 39 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

This paper talks about the types of glaciers, why glaciers are dangerous, where glaciers exist and much more!

LACIERS!In many of the world's high mountains, the heat of the summer is not enough to melt all the snow that falls in winter. Whenever this occurs year after year, there is a gradual accumulation of ... here is a gradual accumulation of snow in the upper ends of mountain valleys. These areas where the snow lasts from year to year are known as snowfields. In the sunny days of summer the surface of a s ...

(5 pages) 61 1 2.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Driving safely in bad weather.

Driving Safely In Bad WeatherThe snow and ice that drape the land in the winter can be beautiful, but that same snow and ice may caus ... ades are cleaning properly. Consider changing to winter wiper blades, which are made for driving in snow. They are covered with a rubber boot to keep moisture away from working parts of the blade.Don' ... should have in your survival kit1.A bag or bucket of sand2.Salt or cat litter (for traction)3.Small snow shovel4.Ice scrapper or snow brush5.Flashlight6.Blanket7.Flares8.Rags or paper towels9.First ai ...

(7 pages) 71 3 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A breif look on the physical properties of the Northern Region.

inters. However, the summers can be quite pleasant. The image of the North being a land of constant snow and ice is a completely incorrect. Temperatures become mild during the summer months. The avera ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"To Build a Fire: Does it meet Poe's requirements for a short story?"

k," but even this did not bother the man (London 1). This man's path was buried under three feet of snow and ice with a sub-zero temperature of -75º. London has a way of almost making the reader ... aking the reader feel cold with the man just by his descriptions of the surrounding territory. "The snow was all pure white, rolling in gentle undulations where the ice jams of the freeze-up had forme ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Antarctic Ice Shelves are Melting Due to Decades of Higher Temperatures

in Colorado and the United Kingdom.Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder's National Snow and Ice Data Center and the British Antarctic Survey attribute the retreats to a regional warmi ...

(2 pages) 36 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Salt Polution

of the winter environment. It provides safety and mobility for travel during the winter months when snow and ice forms on the roadways. Salt is used as the principal deicer because it is the most avai ... n where as an alternative like calcium magnesium cost around 700 dollars a ton.Salt is used to keep snow and ice from bonding to the pavement and to allow snowplows to remove it. When salt is applied ...

(5 pages) 32 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ice Storm, 1998 - Were the Poeple of Canada Prepared for the Ice Storm?

he severely affected areas, such as Montreal, received up to 100 mm of precipitation in the form of snow and ice for 5 continuous days3. Even though the ice storm caught many off guard, Canadians were ...

(3 pages) 33 1 4.5 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

SUVs are not the problem

fe if something was to occur. Safety is always an issue, especially when people live in areas where snow and ice are common occurrences, and getting to work and back is a concern. Protection should al ...

(2 pages) 24 1 2.6 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Arctic Zone

he Arctic ZoneThe Arctic areas have been known for their never-ending ski slopes andtheir beautiful snow and ice glaciers. Lately, though there has been concern thatthese natural beauties are deterior ... isitedGreenland, or skied on a mountainist slope, or went sea diving, or even taken inthe beauty of snow capped mountains while cruising in Alaska, global warmingshould be of concern. There is little ...

(8 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Global Warming

an increase in the levels of carbon dioxide, or CO2. These same scientists have observed changes in snow and ice, which have decreased. The sea level has increased by 10 to 20 centimeters, and the hea ... r irradiance, linear contrails, aerosol cloud albedo effect, aerosol direct effect, black carbon on snow; stratospheric water vapor from CH4, tropospheric ozone.A report by the National Academy of Sci ...

(14 pages) 51 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming Persuasive Essay

use the Arctic to melt and many of the Arctic animals to become extinct. "According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, if all glaciers melted today the seas would rise about 230 feet" (5 deadli ... be more heat to warm the Earth, if the Arctic caps melted since the North Pole is covered in white snow. The white snow normally reflects the sun's rays away from the Earth, essentially cooling the E ...

(4 pages) 43 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences