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The Dominican RepublicThe Dominican Republic is one of the many Spanis
The Dominican RepublicThe Dominican Republic is one of the many Spanis
The Dominican RepublicThe Dominican Republic is one of the many Spanish speaking countries in the world. The Dominican Republic, republic of the West Indies, compromising the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola. The word Dominican Republic in Spanish means Republica Dominicana. The capitol of the Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo. The population of the Dominican Republic is of mixed Spanish and black-African descent. The society is about sixty five percent urban. The population of t
Hurricanes
Hurricanes
Hurricanes Hurricanes get their start over the warm tropical waters of the North Atlantic Ocean near the equator. Most hurricanes appear in late summer or early fall, when sea temperatures are at their highest. The warm waters heats the air above it, and the updrafts of warm, moist air begin to rise. Day after day the fluffy cumuli form atop the updrafts. But the cloud tops rarely rise higher than about 6,000 feet. At that height in the tropics, there is usually a layer of warm, dry air that act
MARINE BIOLOGISTSPerhaps one of the most important administrations in
MARINE BIOLOGISTSPerhaps one of the most important administrations in
MARINE BIOLOGISTS Perhaps one of the most important administrations in the world is the Nation Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, more commonly referred to as the NOAA. It was established in 1970. There are 400 officers in the program and over 12,000 employees. This organization helps the career of Marine Biology and promotes its well being. Welcome to the wonderful world of Marine Biology. Marine Biology starts when there is pollution in the water and then they take samples of the water a
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION Human beings have always been fascinated by flight. Cave people carved, sculpted, and painted winged creatures soaring through the sky. Greek mythology tells of the winged horse Pegasus, ancient Persian myths tell of winged bulls that guarded the royal halls, and a 4000 year old Chinese story, from the Annals of The Bamboo Books, describes how the Emperor Shun escaped from captivity by donning the work-clothes of a bird. People struggled for centuries to make human flight a reali
Barbados
Barbados
Barbados Barbados is a small country located in the Caribbean Sea. The capital is Bridgetown with a population of about 8,789. The head of state of Barbados is Queen Elizabeth II and she is represented by General Dame Nita Barrow. The total population of the country is around 252,000. The main language is English and the predominant religion is Christianity. Their date of independence was November 30, 1966. Barbados is the eastern most Caribbean Island. It is about 200 miles North-North East of
This being my senior project I wanted to look at a topic that I found
This being my senior project I wanted to look at a topic that I found
This being my senior project I wanted to look at a topic that I found interesting. Even though I find most topics in the fields interesting, none catch my attention better than natural disasters. I have always found disasters intriguing and have wanted to know more about them. The disaster that I found most interesting were Hurricanes. The thought of those storms with their power gives me the chills. Ever since I was in the middle of Hurricane Bob when I was vacationing with my family off the c
Battered Women's Syndrome A Survey of Contemporary Theories Domestic V
Battered Women's Syndrome A Survey of Contemporary Theories Domestic V
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Religions of Mama Day
Religions of Mama Day
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Economic Standards Part 2
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Global Warming
Global Warming
Global Warming Mission Plan a. Analysis of the Problem 1. History of the Problem Some scientist's have been concerned since 1896 about what might happen if there were 5.5 billion tons carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. In 1961 a British scientist did an experiment showing that the carbon in the air was absorbing some of the sun's radiation. Afterward a Swedish scientist, Suante Arrhenius, found out if the radiation of the sun was trapped in the carbon dioxide the temperature of the earth would in
Bermuda Triangle Underwater Mystery
Bermuda Triangle Underwater Mystery
Bermuda Triangle: Underwater Mystery Engl. 1301.05 4 / 30 / 2K1 Writing Assignment #7 Strange events seem to be taking place in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the United States. There is an area formed by an imaginary line connecting Bermuda, Florida, and Puerto Rico, a significant number of ships and planes have disappeared under mysterious circumstances. It has been popularly known as the Bermuda Triangle, the Devil’s Triangle, and Limbo of the Lost. The area has also been called the Hood
Global Warming
Global Warming
Global Warming Global Warming, aside from pollution is one of scientists biggest concerns. Global Warming is caused by the Greenhouse effect. There are 4 steps in the Greenhouse effect. 1-Sunlight radiates from the sun, through space, to Earth’s atmosphere. 2- The sunlight enters the atmosphere and hits Earth. Some of it turns into heat energy in the form of infrared light. The heat gets absorbed by surrounding air and land, which in turn makes it warm. 3- Infrared rays, that are remitted into
Hurricane Andrew
Hurricane Andrew
Hurricane Andrew Hurricane Andrew 3 The government agencies provide better mitigation plans than local communities. With their budget and plans, they will be able to shield Florida from future devastation. While promoting research and publicizing the detrimental effects of hurricanes, the government can minimize the loss of lives as well as the costs of the damages following the tropical storm strikes. For the first half of the 20th century, Florida was hit with the hardest blows by hurricanes.
Global Warming
Global Warming
Global Warming Every time you drive a gas or diesel powered vehicle, light a fire, use electricity, or kill a plant you are contributing to the phenomenon know as global warming. Global warming is the increase of average world temperatures as a result of what is known as the greenhouse effect. All of the previously mentioned activities release greenhouse gases into the atmosphere which act like glass in a greenhouse, allowing sunlight through to heat the earth's surface but trapping the heat as
Hurricane Isabel
Hurricane Isabel
Hurricane Isabel M/W GHY Hurricane Isabel stayed alive from September 7-20. It caused mostly flooding and power failures. At one time, while in the Atlantic Ocean it was a Category 5 hurricane, but luckily it had weakened significantly and was barely hurricane strength by the time it began to push through North Carolina. Even though the storm was not that strong it still was devastating. It killed 42 people and left 6 million power customers without service as far north as New York. Less than on
Hurricanes and Tornados
Hurricanes and Tornados
Hurricanes and Tornados 04 February 04 Essay #3/Comparision/ Word count: 901 Hurricanes and tornadoes are some of the most violent natural occurring disasters known to mankind. Some on the gulf coast see hurricane opal as a distance memory, but most are reminded of her every time they drive on highway 98 and see the sand dunes building back from nothing to that great statue that they once were. While there are many differences between the two, the stark similarities are as dramatic. Both are cen
Hurricanes
Hurricanes
Hurricanes May 14, 2004 Per. 4 Hurricane Report Hurricanes have been occurring since the day this earth was formed some of the most resent and severe hurricanes that evolved are: Unnamed storm, which hit the Florida Keys in 1935 a Category 5. Also hurricane Camille, which hit Mississippi and Louisiana and Virginia in 1969 a Category 5. Last but not least Andrew, which hit Florida and Louisiana in 1992 a Category 5. There are many aspects to a hurricane such as the overall general make-up, what y
The Problem Of Global Warming
The Problem Of Global Warming
The Problem Of Global Warming The Problem of Global Warming First discovered at the turn of the century by the Swedish scientist Arrhenius, global warming was initially thought to only cause increased greenhouse gases from coal combustion emissions. It wasn’t until fifty years later that the real causes and effects of global warming would be discovered. A British scientist by the name of Calendar correlated the 10% increase of atmospheric Carbon Dioxide between 1850 and 1940 with the observed wa
THE FIRST USE OF RADAR
THE FIRST USE OF RADAR
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PAUL McCARTNEY SIX FEET UNDER
PAUL McCARTNEY SIX FEET UNDER
PAUL McCARTNEY, SIX FEET UNDER? I read the news today, oh boy, about a lucky man who made the grade...he blew his mind out in a car. He didn't notice that the lights had changed.(the Beatles, 1967) These lyrics proved to fans that Paul McCartney had indeed died in a tragic auto accident in late 1966. Some people were skeptical about the explanation, but upon investigating the album covers and the lyrics of the Beatles' songs, the story seems to make sense. Some of the lyrics have to be a twisted
There are many mysteries that question the mind but none that can comp
There are many mysteries that question the mind but none that can comp
There are many mysteries that question the mind, but none that can compare to the intrigue in the supernatural. Ghosts, goblins, poltergeists, Death Omens, curses, unexplainable phenomena, and hauntings; mysteries of the paranormal could go on and on. There are centuries of ghost stories and tales that have been passed down from generation to generation. From the Bermuda Triangle mysteries, phantoms of the ocean, ships, and glowing ghosts of little boys, to the curse of James' Deans' car, The L
El Nino has been a reoccurring phenomenon for centuries Man has only s
El Nino has been a reoccurring phenomenon for centuries Man has only s
El Nino has been a reoccurring phenomenon for centuries. Man has only started to realize how much of the worlds weather is effected by it. The term El Nino refers to an irregular warming of the seas surface. During the last 40 years there have been 10 significant El Nino occurrences. Most affecting the coast of South America. Water temperatures increase along the coast as far as the Galapagos islands. Weak events will raise the water temperature 2 to 4 degrees Celsius and will have minor impact
Global Warming
Global Warming
Global Warming What is global warming, and how is it affecting the Earth and it's inhabitants? Global Warming is sometimes referred to as the greenhouse effect. The greenhouse effect is the absorption of energy radiated from the Earth's surface by carbon dioxide and other gases in the atmosphere, causing the atmosphere to become warmer. The greenhouse effect is what is causing the temperature on the Earth to rise, and creating many problems that will begin to occur in the coming decades. For th
The whirling tropical cyclones that on occasion have wind speeds reach
The whirling tropical cyclones that on occasion have wind speeds reach
The whirling tropical cyclones that on occasion have wind speeds reaching 320 kilometers per hour are known as hurricanes - the most powerful storms on earth. Out at sea they can generate 15-meter waves capable of inflicting destruction hundreds of kilometers from their source. Should a hurricane smash into land, gale force winds coupled with extensive flooding can impose great loss of life and millions of dollars in damages. These storms form in all tropical waters (except those of the South A
MEXICO
MEXICO
MEXICO Mexico, officially the United States of Mexico, is a huge country rich in cultural diversity where the past plays an important role in shaping the present day development. When “discovered” Mexico was home to 10 million people living in highly disciplined and organized societies. The native civilization became the foundation upon which the colonial empire was built. Mexico endured 300 years of colonial domination and has historically been exploited in one form or another by foreign power
Jammin Life in Jamaica
Jammin Life in Jamaica
“Jammin’,” Life in Jamaica I. Introduction II. Recent History III. Geography A. Resources B. Problems C. Land Use IV. Economy A. Hurricane Gilbert B. Problems V. Government VI. People VII. Music A. Types B. Business C. Riddims D. Festivals E. Religious Effects VIII. Bob Marley IX. Tourism X. Conclusion “Jammin’,” Life in Jamaica Jamaica is the reggae capital of the Universe. It is the location of the poorest slums in the World. It is the center of the Rastafarian Movement. The Caribbean’s large
The main purpose of this paper is to inform people about the causes th
The main purpose of this paper is to inform people about the causes th
The main purpose of this paper is to inform people about the causes, the effects, and the solutions of a major environmental concern, global warming. First the greenhouse effect will be explained and the greenhouse gases will be identified. Each of these gases will be explained in detail and then the effects of these gases will be discussed. Following the effects there will be some solutions as to what can be done to reduce the gases and reduce global warming. Then the conclusion will follow to
Cuba is the largest island in the West Indies It is one of four island
Cuba is the largest island in the West Indies It is one of four island
Cuba is the largest island in the West Indies. It is one of four islands. They are Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico. They make up the Greater Antilles archipelago. Cuba is located just south of the Tropic of Cancer in the Caribbean Sea. Cuba's Western tip extends into the Gulf of Mexico between Florida and the Yucatan Peninsula. Havana Is the capital of Cuba. Cuba is highly populated with 11.1 million people in 1995. The population now is about 10 million. The population density is about 25
Global warming the most important environmental problem facing Canada
Global warming the most important environmental problem facing Canada
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Tornadoes
Tornadoes
Tornadoes On May 30, 1879, Irving, Kansas experienced one of the most violent storms ever, in history, to cross the state. The horror from this tornado was one of the reasons that people started calling Kansas, The Cyclone State. The list of fatalities and property damage for this particular tornado does not rank high statistically, but for this meagerly settled area, it does. Few, if any, of the people that were in the path of this tornado have ever seen anything more terrifying or more mass
The Galveston Hurricane of 1900
The Galveston Hurricane of 1900
The Galveston Hurricane of 1900 Between the years of 1874 and 1900 Texas and Galveston as it's forth largest city were booming the New York Herald called Texas The Empire State of the Southwest and Galveston was called The Empire State of the Southwest and Galveston was called The New York of the Gulf. Galveston wholesale business had the largest houses outside of New York and St. Louis; some did five million dollars of annual. Galveston was also the premier banking center of Texas. Muc
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the greatest and most ingenious men that history has produced. His contributions in the areas of art, science, and humanity are still among the most important that a single man has put forth, definitely making his a life worth knowing. Da Vinci, born on April 15, 1452, is credited as a master painter, sculptor, architect, musician, engineer, and scientist. He was born a child to Catherina, a peasant girl. His father was Ser Piero da Vinci, a public
Report
Report
Report: Guatemala is Central America's westernmost country, bordering Mexico to the north and north-west, Belize to the north-east, and Honduras and El Salvador to the east. Guatemala's volatile topography is a mountainous and forested jumble of volcanoes and jungle. The western highlands are home to over 30 volcanoes, which reach heights of up to 3800m and cast a red glow at night. The area experiences frequent earthquake activity. The intensively cultivated Pacific coastline is a immense dist
Global Warming
Global Warming
Global Warming Global warming just appeared as a serious environmental problem, during the last decade. Global warming is the subject of a lot of debate. Global warming is defined as the warming of the earth by the green house gasses admitted into the atmosphere naturally or by man kind. Many people even question whether or not global warming even exists. And many people that believe gobal warming does exist, question why it exists. There is one fact that no one has questioned, the surface temp
The United States of America
The United States of America
The United States of America The United States of America is usually referred to as the United States or America. It is a federal republic on the continent of North America, which has 50 states. The U.S. includes Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Virgin Islands as territories. America is bordered by Canada, the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, Mexico, and the Pacific Ocean. In America the basic unit of currency is the United States dollar. The U.S. decimal currency consists of paper
Similarities and Differences Among All-News Cables Networks
Similarities and Differences Among All-News Cables Networks
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Battered Womens Syndrome
Battered Womens Syndrome
Battered Womens Syndrome In 1991, Governor William Weld modified parole regulations and permitted women to seek commutation if they could present evidence indicating they suffered from battered women's syndrome. A short while later, the Governor, citing spousal abuse as his impetus, released seven women convicted of killing their husbands, and the Great and General Court of Massachusetts enacted Mass. Gen. L. ch. 233  23E (1993), which permits the introduction of evidence of abuse in criminal t
Dangers And Destructions Of Floods And Hurricanes
Dangers And Destructions Of Floods And Hurricanes
Dangers And Destructions Of Floods And Hurricanes Dangers and Destructions of Floods and Hurricanes Floods and hurricanes have been effecting the lives of people around the world for years. This research paper is going to state some of the worst floods and hurricanes, and how future ones can be controlled. A flood is an overflow of water on dry land. The two types of floods are coastal and river floods. Coastal floods are the first topic in this research paper. A coastal flood is the flooding of
Global Warming
Global Warming
Global Warming Global Warming The relationship between humans and the state of the ecosystem is not only dependent upon how many people there are, but also upon what they do. When there were few people, the dominant factors controlling ecosystem state were the natural ones that have operated for millions of years. The human population has now grown so large that there are concerns that they have become a significant element in ecosystem dynamics. One of these concerns is the relationship between
Home
Home
Home Home is more than just a word in the dictionary. First, and most basic, a house is a roof over people’s heads. Second, a residence is a place to go and truly relax. Third, and most important, a household is a place to laugh and cry with loved ones. A home’s most basic trait is its ability to provide shelter from weather. Rain or snow, a house will always be there. In the cold times of the year, the heater will be there to warm the house. The heat of the summer is no problem for a good h
Hurricanes
Hurricanes
Hurricanes Hurricanes get their start over the warm tropical waters of the North Atlantic Ocean near the equator. Most hurricanes appear in late summer or early fall, when sea temperatures are at their highest. The warm waters heats the air above it, and the updrafts of warm, moist air begin to rise. Day after day the fluffy cumuli form atop the updrafts. But the cloud tops rarely rise higher than about 6,000 feet. At that height in the tropics, there is usually a layer of warm, dry air that act
POSEIDON
POSEIDON
POSEIDON POSEIDON In Greek mythology creation was divided between three main Gods. Zeus ruled the sky; Hates ruled the underworld, and their brother Poseidon ruled over all of the water on earth. He lived on the sea floor, in a castle made out of coral, and he drove a chariot that was pulled by white horses. The Greeks claim he created the first horse. Poseidon, however was very moody and temperamental. When he was happy or in a good mood the oceans were calm and safe for sailors, and he would c
Why I Think Malaysia Will Be The Best Place To Live In The Next
Why I Think Malaysia Will Be The Best Place To Live In The Next
Why I Think Malaysia Will Be The Best Place To Live In The Next by: Woo Tai Kwan (First prize winner in the STAR 25th anniversary essay competition (Category C - adults) Should a fairy godmother suddenly appear before me with a crystal ball, a magic wand and a world atlas, and give me the liberty to select the country I’d like to live in 25 years from now, without a second’s hesitation, I would point to that small nondescript, elongated peninsula straddling the equator called Malaysia. The reaso
Violence on Television
Violence on Television
Violence on Television There was murderers going around killing lots of people and stealing jewelry. This quote comes from the mouth of an eight year old girl after watching the evening news on television. The eight year old girl claims that she is afraid when there is a murder near because you never know if he could be in town (Cullingford, 61). A recent report from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) pools evidence from over 2,500 studies within the last decade on over 100,000 subje
A Short Overview Of Hurricanes
A Short Overview Of Hurricanes
A Short Overview Of Hurricanes Hurricanes are powerful atmospheric vortices that are intermediate in size. Hurricanes are unique and powerful weather systems. The word “hurricane” comes from a Caribbean word meaning “big wind”. Views of hurricanes can be seen from a satellite positioned thousands of miles above the earth. Hurricanes originate as tropical disturbances over warm oceans with trade winds. The tropical turbances intensify into tropical depressions, and eventually into a tropical stor
Hurrican Report
Hurrican Report
Hurrican Report Hurricanes can be caused by many forces acting upon one anotherThe hurricane must form over ocean water that is 26.5* C. Hurricanes draw their energy from warm waters. The atmosphere must be unstable. The cyclone has to be at most 500 kilometers from the equator, because the Coriolis force is not present there. The Coriolis Force makes the cyclone spiral and maintain it’s low pressure. A high pressure area must be present above the storm, which pushes away the air that is rising
The Enhanced Green House Effect
The Enhanced Green House Effect
The Enhanced Green House Effect The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect For the past ten thousand years the earth’s climate has been extremely good and beneficial to mankind. Today however , major changes are taking place. Humans beings are changing the face of the entire planet by destroying the rain forests and pumping our pollutants into the air and water. Some of these gases are very toxic and they are destroying our ozone layers which allows life to exist on earth These things are changing the make-
Wind Its So Much More
Wind Its So Much More
Wind, It’s So Much More I did my report on wind. As you may or may not know wind moves horizontally, and the wind that doesn’t move horizontally moves vertically. That kind of wind is called a current. Many things may cause these rushes of moving air, one thing would be atmospheric pressure differences. The differences in the distribution of pressure and temperature is caused by the unequal distribution of heat. There are also the differences in the thermal properties of land and the ocean surfa
Paraguay
Paraguay
Paraguay La historia del país The first inhabitants of the Paraguay‘s land were the Indians. Guaranies conquered the land. The Guaranies were a Spanish-speaking nation. La Geografía Paraguay is located in Southern South America. Argentina is Southwest, Brazil on the east, and Bolivia on the Northwest surrounds the country. Paraguay has no mountain ranges, except the Andean foothills lie beyond the border of Paraguay. Paraguay has no coastal lines because it is inland. The country has many rivers
Another Brazil
Another Brazil
Another Brazil Brazil: National Context Geography Brazil occupies almost one-half of the entire South America continent, and is the fifth largest country in the world. It borders all Latin American countries except Chile and Ecuador. The 9,170km coastline and the 50,000km navigable inland waterways provide great potentials for water transportation which has not been well developed. Brazil is topographically relatively flat. 40% of the land is under the Amazon Rain Forest. Most of the arable land