Essays Tagged: "solar radiation"

Stop the Sequals!!! This essay issues the concerns that many box offic hit movies are ruined because of the effects of their counterparts. Sequals tend never to be better than the originals.

hether it is very fast/slow)Energy Balance1)The source of all energy is the sun. We need to receive solar radiation for life on earth. Any change in the radiation means we will be able to see the chan ... century. The average temperature of the earth is 15degree's Celsius, 59degree's F or 288degree's enlSolar energy is the transfer through space . The energy travels in waves and is emitted in electric ...

(3 pages) 46 0 2.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Detailed information on SOLAR ENERGY in essay form.

re is light, warmth and food on the earth. Many kinds of energy on earth originate from and through solar radiation.Since the sun doesn't have the same strength at all places and all times, the earth ... not to mortgage the future of the coming generations, but also for economic and ecological reasons.Solar energy?·Solar energy today?The direct use of solar energy will very probably not be abl ...

(8 pages) 276 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

an opinion paper on whether or not we should return to the moon

water on the moon means that we can find valuable information from it about the early stages of the solar system evolution that are not available on Earth. Also, since solar radiation provides a probl ...

(3 pages) 208 8 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

The different sources of energy.

Solar Energy: Solar energy is the solar radiation (from the Sun) that reaches the earth. People have ... earth. People have devised two main types of artificial collectors to directly capture and utilize solar energy: flat plate collectors and focusing collectors.Flat plate collectors: These collectors ... cusing collector can provide a temperature as high as 4000 o C. The high temperature is ideal for a solar furnace that provides contaminant-free environments for research and industrial use.Disadvanta ...

(6 pages) 294 1 3.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Environmental effects.

50 km above the Earth's surface - contains ozone which absorbs some of the more dangerous forms of solar radiation [UV radiation and X-Rays].b. The thickness of the ozone layer can fluctuate by sever ... nventional new UK homes. This means that more radical design, such as "super insulated" and "active solar" houses, are not really covered.oThe model is based on the assumption that most energy supplie ...

(17 pages) 508 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Global Warming: The Greenhouse Effect By Asif

nd man-made commissions the Greenhouse Gasses are increasing and as a result they are trapping more solar radiation, which is making the atmosphere warmer than it was before. Greenhouse gasses are any ... osphere warmer than it was before. Greenhouse gasses are any gas that absorb and reradiate infrared solar radiation. These include Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Methane (CH4), Water Vapour, Nitrous Oxide (N2O ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Ozone Layer Speech Outline

Organizational Pattern: TopicalIntroduction: What is Ozone? Ozone is produced when highly energetic solar radiation strikes molecules of oxygen O2 this causes them to split and produce O molecules. Th ...

(3 pages) 153 1 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Little Ice Age

he earth's axis which caused it to become colder for centuries. Another is cyclical fluctuations in solar radiation leading to the earths cooling. "Slow, cyclical changes in the eccentricity of the ea ...

(5 pages) 42 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Global Warming

ults inan increased emissions. This results in an increased emission of greenhouse gases.Short-wave solar radiation sinks into the Earth's atmosphere and warms it surface, whileLong-wave infrared radi ...

(3 pages) 109 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"An Inconvenient Truth" by Al Gore (Global Warming)

Gore, is a documentary that tells us about Global Warming. As he tells us, Global Warming involves solar radiation, in the form of light waves, passing through the atmosphere. Most of this radiation ...

(8 pages) 176 1 3.9 May/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming

of carbon dioxide and other man-made gases like chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). The Earth is warmed by solar radiation, and some heat is radiated back to the atmosphere from surface. At this point carbon ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Kingdom of Apollo

of South America and the Aztecs of what is now Mexico. Many ancient monuments were constructed with solar phenomena in mind. Whatever role it plays, most cultures have recognized the significance of t ... e controller of all life on Earth.The Sun is the closest star to the Earth and is the center of our solar system. Our solar system is then part of a much larger encompassing system called a galaxy. Th ...

(7 pages) 9 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Global Warming-(Reseach Paper)

hillips). This results in an increased emission of greenhouse gases. (Caroline Quatman). Short-wave solar radiation sinks into the Earth's atmosphere and warms its surface; while longwave infrared rad ...

(4 pages) 77 2 2.7 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Greenhouses and Freezers What is the greenhouse effect?

The greenhouse effect is "an atmospheric heating phenomenon, caused by short-wave solar radiation being readily transmitted inward through the earth's atmosphere but longer-wavelengt ...

(4 pages) 22 0 4.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science