Essays Tagged: "Surface water"

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving

hat the aspect of the two is to explore the bottom of lakes or oceans. Snorkeling is patrolling the surface of the water in order to see what lies on the bottom of the ocean or lake, normally in shall ... compensator is the jacket that holds the tank. It also fills up with air to bring the person to the surface without using any energy. The gauges are very important to scuba diving. They tell how much ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Human vs cetacean divers

Following a deep dive in water, humans can experience severe pains upon returning to the surface too quickly, and the resultingbody injury may cause unconsciousness and death. Aches are so ... sickness results from decreasing pressure.Divers experience decreasing pressure upon ascent to the surface of the water. This is expected because pressure graduallyincreases with increasing depth of ... f increasing weight of the water. Forexample, at 150 feet, because of this weight, pressures on all surfaces of the body are four and one-half times greater than theyare at the surface. At this depth, ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

El Nino

rth America. This is due primarily to the presence of easterly winds in the Pacific, which drag the surface water westward and raise the thermocline relatively all the way up to the surface in the eas ... n wind and sea, allowing the thermocline to become nearly flat and to plunge several feet below the surface of the water, allowing the water to grow warm and expand.With the help of the National Ocean ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Shower settings: In summer east part of Asia, around 1900

siness in the city.The girl was staring at the water as if she was seeing her face reflected on the surface of the water. Her neck was extremely white. He wasn't brave enough to ask her to move out of ... e boy sat on one of the stepping stones. Just as the girl had done, the boy started to stare at the surface of the water. He looked up and was astonished to see the girl walking towards him from the r ...

(5 pages) 36 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Fly Fishing

rs, standing in the middle of a shallow body of water. The sun is setting in the background and the surface of the water looks as smooth as glass. The fisherman slowly and gracefully lifts his rod fro ... working as one, the line rolls out in a straight line in front of him and floats gently down to the surface of the water. He watches the current carry the line for a short while and then repeats the f ...

(17 pages) 29 1 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Journal - survival

was alive or the fact of even if I was alive. I was scared. I called out for help as I reached the surface of the water. There was silence. I screamed aloud as the warm breath escaped my body. I was ...

(13 pages) 36 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Egyptian Civilization

ed at first. Then Ra, the sun, came out of an egg (a flower, in some versions) that appeared on the surface of the water. Ra brought forth four children, the gods Shu and Geb and the goddesses Tefnut ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Feb/2005

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

The chemistry of water

he roots. The water brings along important nutrients also. This process is called capillary action. Surface tension is also formed because of cohesion. Water molecules along the surface of the water a ...

(2 pages) 25 1 2.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

One Fine Day

I walked from my class in brown hall, I looked at the sky. I noticed how the water sparkled on the surface of the water fountain in front of the magnificent Miller Auditorium. the ripples of light th ... s that hung heavily in the air suggested the possibility of rain. I noticed how the water fountains surface seemed to be blinding as I passed by it. The beams of light that protruded from the fountain ...

(4 pages) 982 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Boats 101

ines my means. Motor boats are like rock' n roll, fast and loud. When I am skimming over the surface of the water at dangerous speeds with the wind in my face I don't have to think about a thin ...

(1 pages) 652 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Wild At Heart

Katie Robinson English 20 Mr. Langmead Paper #2 Love Lies Beneath the Surface of the Water The excerpt from Wild at Heart, by Barry Gifford, is the story of a ex-convict ... ment is overwhelming.An attribute of water is the fact that a body of water may be one thing at the surface, but something totally different underneath. The ocean is beautiful with a sunset in the bac ... ly different underneath. The ocean is beautiful with a sunset in the background, but underneath the surface their could be blood hungry sharks swimming around; or it could be violent and stormy on the ...

(4 pages) 889 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Murray Darling Basin Contemporary Issue - Blue Green Algae

e flow and which are subject to high levels of nutrients, such as phosphorus. It grows close to the surface of the water and restricts water flow, which can impede the flow and downstream viability of ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Groundwater Contamination

nd inorganic compounds, radioactive substances and sediment pollution. These pollutants affect both surface and ground waters that are used for the survival of humankind. One can see surface waters an ... t plans are discussed in this essay.Where does our water come from? Three main sources of water are surface water, water runoff and groundwater. Surface water is water from precipitation that does not ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science