Essays Tagged: "Tropics"


atop the updrafts. But the cloudtops rarely rise higher than about 6,000 feet.At that height in the tropics, there is usually a layer of warm, dry airthat acts like an invisible ceiling or lid.Once in ...

(2 pages) 143 0 4.2 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ebola, its transimission, symptoms, signs, treatment, history, research, etc.

the reservoir will take a long time because there are so many possibilities, since Africa is in the tropics. Another way that humans can get Ebola is by eating an infected animal or drinking the milk ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Discuss the negative and positive aspects of the development of agriculture. Was it, or was it not the worst mistake in the history of the human race?

game - whatever kinds they can find, adapting their life style to the conditions they face. In the tropics they gather mainly plants resources for food, medicine, etc. It is not unusual for them to u ...

(7 pages) 174 1 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture


700 species of birds. Their habitats range from icy shores ofAntarctica to the hottest parts of the tropics and from mountains, deserts, plains, and factsto open oceans and deeply urbanized areas.The ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ss for centuries. Chlamydia trachomatis is sexually transmitted. One strain occurs primarily in the tropics and causes lymphogranuloma venereum -- symptoms include skin lesions and swelling of certain ...

(6 pages) 88 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Great Awakening.

In area, the U.S is the 4th largest nation in the world.oU.S ranges from the Arctic (Alaska) to the Tropics (Hawaii)oU.S is a major producer of oil, natural gas, coal, and other minerals needed in mod ...

(3 pages) 99 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"El Nino and it's effects on coral reefs" What is El nino and how does it affect the ocean?

the coral reefs in the western pacific. When an El Nino occurs, it makes the water very warm in the tropics and also causes very low tides. Too warm of water is hazardous to the corals and can cause b ...

(6 pages) 115 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Tropical Africa and Asia: Comparison and contrast between tropical Africa and Asia during the 1200-1500 era

ng the1200-1500 era. Southern Arabia, and most of Africa, India, and Southeast Asia lie between the tropics of Capricorn and Cancer. New empires such as, Mali and the Delhi Sultanate were consolidated ... eligion and the structure of government. Islam proved to have a vital role in many societies of the Tropics, both through force and trade. Governments during this time period have changed to be more u ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


ercent of the world's population. Africa straddles the equator and most of its area lies within the tropics. It is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, the Indian Ocean and Red Sea on the east, ...

(3 pages) 121 1 4.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is on the Black plague. It includes Where it started what its scientific name is and so on.

erium Yersinia Pestis is historically known as the Black death. This disease commonly occurs in the tropics today. Even though people can come down with this disease in the tropics today, It may be mo ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Deserts: How are they formed?

ld air in which the clouds are now in, can't hold any more moisture triggering rain to fall. In the tropics and places near the equator it rains at 3:00pm every day. After this cold air descends it cr ... rocess now starts again and constantly dries the land where the deserts are located.Deserts and the Tropics:Most hot deserts are bisected by the tropics. An example of this is the Australian Deserts. ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography


Throughout the tropics, rain forests are being cut down. By different methods and for different reasons, people in ...

(4 pages) 124 2 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Logging the rainforest

Industrial logging is the main cause of forest loss throughout the tropics. It is the starting point of a process leading to the forests' final destruction and substit ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.7 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

European Imperialism in India

oes Colonization Pay?" he states, "Modern progressive nations seek to control "garden spots" in the tropics," or areas of the country that have the tropical produce the British citizens need. The Brit ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Odonota: The Dragonfly. taxonomy, evolutionary history, ecology, distribution, morphological characteristics, behavioral characteristics, reproduction, and conservation.

red. Species live throughout the world except in the polar regions with the greatest variety in the tropics. They are usually found at or near fresh water and yet some species roam widely and may be f ... healthy ecosystem.In cold climates the Dragonfly may over-winter in a sheltered place, while in the tropics they may also spend their time in one place through the dry season. They do not hibernate, b ...

(10 pages) 40 0 2.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


and men disfigured by the disease.It affects over 120 million people in 80 countries throughout the tropics and sub-tropics of Asia, Africa, the Western Pacific, and parts of the Caribbean and South A ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Jaguars 2

turity for a jaguar is 3 years. They can mate at any time of the year, but it's non-seasonal in the tropics;and early autumn in extremes of range. Gestation takes 93-110 days. They can give birth to 1 ...

(5 pages) 1121 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


s as soon as possible. We expressed how we often dreamt of experiencing a romantic adventure in the tropics. She gave us several appealing choices. We selected the Panamanian Islands where we experien ... tic candles were emitting the most exotic aromas we had ever experienced. On our first night in the tropics we toasted one another and danced under the stars to the most brilliantly soothing music ima ...

(3 pages) 842 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of "The Tropics in New York" by Claude McKay

“The Tropics in New York” was written by Claude McKay in 1920. McKay was born in Jamaica in 1890 and ... missed his home country. This poem sounds fitting to an experience that he could have had.“The Tropics in New York” is written in iambic pentameter, which means there are five feet, or pairs ... ter follows a regular pattern, and the poem is also told in a standard and linear pattern.“The Tropics in New York” is filled with remarkable imagery. The first stanza paints a picture for t ...

(2 pages) 24462 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Gauguin's life

become impoverished meanwhile traveled in 1887 for tightly a year after Martinique where its first tropics pictures emerged.After its return 1888, Vincent van Gogh asked it to establish an artist col ...

(2 pages) 10 0 1.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists