Essays Tagged: "waterway"

Costs Versus Benefits Of River Regulation.

River regulation is any man made structure that interrupts a waterway for the purpose of regulating the flow to allow a more constant supply. This regulation of ... are safe from minor floods.It is clear that the costs of building large regulatory features in our waterways is necessary in the present day, with present technology, but it is very costly to the env ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Human Resource Management Case Study Assignment Of "Growing Pains"

Case Study: Growing PainsWhat is going on?Waterway Industries began its service in 1963 from small and high quality canoe maker. Cyrus Maher w ... s banker and advisers in the industry, he begins to realize that organization culture he created at Waterway may have changed for good. The ideas of how to help company get out of dilemma occupied the ... roscenium of his mind.Analysis of the case: Until 1990, the expanded business hadn't changed Waterway's informal work style and Maher hadn't been motivated to push any harder even though sales ...

(3 pages) 129 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Battle Of Jutland

arfare.The Battle of Jutland, also called The Battle of Skogerrak by the Germans (Skagerrak was the waterway between Norway and mainland Denmark), was a clash of the two major naval titans of the day, ...

(12 pages) 50 0 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Settlement Of The Americans (Us History)

ed them to make their way here. Today, North America and Asia are separated by the Bering Strait, a waterway off Alaska's west coast. During the last ice age, glaciers trapped much of Earth's ocean wa ...

(2 pages) 42 1 2.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

River Rhine Case Study

y of other industries including refineries, metal works, plastic and textile manufacturers.No other waterway in the world carries as much traffic as the Rhine. Every year the river transports 40 milli ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.8 May/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Supreme Court Cases - Gibbons vs. Ogden

Aaron Ogden competed with Thomas Gibbons in running their steamboat business. They both claimed the waterway between New York and New Jersey was their area of business. Both held two different license ... ew York State legislature to operate steamboats of the state's waters. This monopoly expands to the waterways between the states or the "interstate waterways". Aaron Ogden held a Fulton-Livingston lic ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Panama Country Analysis

ple and economic activity are located in the central region surrounding the Panama Canal, the major waterway that has played a decisive role in the country's history. Panama City, the capital and larg ... ources: copper, mahogany forests, shrimp, and hydropower being one of the top natural sources.Major Waterways - Panama CanalDemographics:Population - 3,039,150Growth - 1.26%Birth Rate - 19.96 births/1 ...

(11 pages) 172 0 2.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Economic concerns had more to do with the settling of British North America than did religious concerns"- Assess the validity of this statement.

ent of North America included the opportunity to discover gold and silver, to find a North American waterway that would lead directly to China and the Indies, and the hope of countering Spain's domina ...

(6 pages) 94 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


eas that I visited along my trip were indeed formed by nature. The Big Chico Creek, a free-flowing waterway, is the most natural component in all of the areas on the self-guided field trip. The are ...

(3 pages) 570 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Othello: Play Verses Film

ine? (Act I, Scene I lines 6-21).But the film opens with the Duke and army leaders rowing on a dark waterway discussing future military actions in Cyprus. Although both events occur sometime in the pl ...

(6 pages) 44 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

A revealing Description of the River Thames

es of good service done to the race that peopled its banks, spread out in the tranquil dignity of a waterway leading to the uttermost ends of the earth. We looked at the venerable stream not in the vi ... the seemingly belief that Europe is the mainspring of civilization. He considers the Thames a major waterway that has supported humanity from its source to its mouth for years, providing habitation, w ...

(2 pages) 10 1 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature