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21 Pages
Thesis

Geography

Geology of Little Killary Killary

Words: 5866
Length: 21 Pages
Type: Thesis

Some of the grains weather to a pale green colour. In thin section, quartz is the major grain type (~50%) with some microcline (~5%) and some rock fragments (~1%)…

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2 Pages
Essay

Geography

Geology of Long Island Long

Words: 728
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

" These geologic formations formed from large chunks of ice that broke away from the glacier as it retreated. Much like an iceberg, but on the land, these chunks…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Geology-Wines Particularly Over the Past

Words: 2676
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The valley floor itself can experience a variety of topographical changes. As was discussed, the Napa River and other streams deposit clays, shales, and a variety of other river…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Geology Describe the Paths of Water Through

Words: 2427
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Geology Describe the paths of water through the hydrologic cycle. Explain the processes and the energy gains and losses involved in the changes of water between its three states.…

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2 Pages
Essay

Geography

Geology Stratigraphy Stratigraphy Practical 2 Term Week

Words: 473
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Geology (Stratigraphy) STRATIGRAPHY PRACTICAL 2 (Term Week 11) Match the layers based on the changes in gamma readings Kezza -1: 75m Fine rounded sands with minor silts 220-327m Quartzofelspathic…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Geology it Was a Work

Words: 1519
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Smith went deep into debt and as creditors chased him, he was unable to enjoy any of the fruits of his labor. Forced to sell off his fossil collection,…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Astronomy

Geology I Am Implementing a Phase 1

Words: 736
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Geology I am implementing a Phase 1 Investigation to determine the fundamental geology and geophysics of the planet in question. I will describe the critical features and characteristic ranges…

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6 Pages
Case Study

Geography

Geology Water Is an Important Resource of

Words: 1795
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Case Study

Geology Water is an important resource of earth and an inevitable requirement of life. There is no life without water; regardless it is human life, animal life or plant…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Film

Geology Film Rebirth A Geologically Based Imaginative

Words: 1418
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Geology Film Rebirth: A Geologically Based, Imaginative Film oday's environmentalists often tell the public about the harmful effects of our actions. Yet, despite warnings of too many carbon emissions…

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2 Pages
Essay

Geography

Geology You Are Watching Friends on TV

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Geology You are watching Friends on TV and Ross, a paleontologist, mentions he found a dinosaur bone that was trapped in lava 120 million years ago. Your little sister…

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4 Pages
Essay

Geography

San Pedro Los Angeles Sunken City Geology

Words: 1416
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

The Sunken City Geology Overview The Sunken City, as we know it today, came to be when a huge portion of Point Fermin, San Pedro, collapsed into the ocean,…

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2 Pages
Essay

Economics

Geology Critique of the Story of Stuff

Words: 816
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Geology: Critique of the Story Of Stuff Geology: Critique of Story of Stuff Annie Leonard's video documentary on the "materials economy" and the consumption-disposal mentality paints a picture of…

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2 Pages
Essay

History - Russia/USSR

Geology What Is the National

Words: 593
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

A recent study though, suggests that over five thousand years ago, the Arctic had considerably less sea ice in the summertime than today, but it was not apparent whether…

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10 Pages
Case Study

Weather

Geology 1 Discuss Which of the Interrelationships

Words: 3109
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Case Study

Geology (1) Discuss which of the interrelationships between the environmental spheres, in your experience, has had the biggest effect on human society, or vice versa. Give some examples. The…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Government

Geology Stratigraphy the Period in

Words: 1088
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

" (New York Daily Times, 1854) The liquor law plays a role in the aforementioned news story of the day. Socio-economic issues were tied in directly to socio-political and…

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2 Pages
Essay

Geography

Geology of a Region for Potential Useable

Words: 646
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Geology of a egion for Potential Useable Aquifers, Characteristics to Consider Aquifers are geological features that are found in several areas with equitable characteristics and geological capabilities. Formation of…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Urban Studies

Geology Means to Me Chose to Take

Words: 916
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Geology Means to Me chose to take a close look at slope formations on the hills that my house resides upon. In doing so, I wanted to emphasize my…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Astronomy

Geology Fundamental Nature of the Planet

Words: 798
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

discovered solar system and how it works. Using this solar system as an example the writer develops a basis for a believable solar system in another area and describes…

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6 Pages
Thesis

Geography

Ohio Caverns Geology and Cave

Words: 1798
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Thesis

esides these two cavern systems, there is another system of caves located in Mexico known as the Cave of Crystals which lies far beneath the Chihuahuan Desert and currently…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

K-5 Geology Lesson Collaborrative Fifth-Grade Geology Lesson

Words: 858
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

K-5 Geology Lesson COLLABORRATIVE FIFTH-GRADE GEOLOGY LESSON Communicating Objectives: The objectives should be separated into those that relate to the course material and those that relate to the collaborative…

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9 Pages
Thesis

Geography

Physical Geology the 'Indian Ocean

Words: 2629
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Thesis

In fact, the entire damage was caused by the tsunami itself along with other factors like the geology and geography of the region. The damage that the tsunami caused…

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4 Pages
Essay

Geography

Metamorphism Physical Geology Metamorphism Causes

Words: 1236
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

The effects of liquids are not a factor in regional metamorphism as fluids cannot circulate due to the effects of pressure upon the rocks, which seal in the circulation…

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2 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Origin of Old-Earth Geology and Its Ramifications

Words: 594
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Origin of Old-Earth Geology and its Ramifications for Life in the 21st Century," Mortenson (2003) offers an apology for and defense of the Christian creation story. The author's primary…

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2 Pages
Book Report

Weather

Doug Macdougall's Book Why Geology

Words: 714
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Report

MacDougall may point out these facts but whilst doing so he refrains from the typical alarmism that often accompanies these tracts. It is unlikely that Earth will be (as…

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2 Pages
Essay

Geography

Supercontinent Theory the Physical Geology of the

Words: 826
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Supercontinent Theory The physical geology of the earth consists of a Core (inner and outer), the mantle, the asthenosphere and the lithosphere. The lithosphere is the crust and upper…

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2 Pages

Archeology

Geology Evolution and the Earth

Words: 599
Length: 2 Pages
Type:

components to the principle of uniformitarianism: the first is that the principles that can be applied to the Universe nowadays have always been applicable in the same manner. The…

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15 Pages
Research Paper

Geography

Penokee Range in Wisconsin We

Words: 4206
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Since taconite iron ore can be attracted by magnets, it is called a magnetite. Magnetite is abundant in the Minnesota Iron ange as well as the Michigan Iron ange…

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2 Pages
Article Review

Mythology - Religion

Old Earth

Words: 659
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article Review

Feminist Hermeneutics and Biblical Studies Terry Mortenson's "The origins of old-earth geology…" is quite an interesting read. The author covers a fair amount of both scientific and religious history…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Glaciers in the Development in

Words: 743
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As these waters froze, they trapped soil, rocks, and debris within them, and it is this trapped debris that scours the landscape and creates the very recognizable signs of…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Learning More About What Processes Change the Surface of the Earth

Words: 696
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Structural Geology and Plate Tectonics This concerns the changes in the formation of the earth crust and mantle from the smallest to the largest, such as a series of…

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3 Pages
Essay

Geography

Paleozoic Time Period Two Internet Sources Author

Words: 747
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Paleozoic time period. Two internet sources, author. The Paleozoic -- Geological History Six major continents were present by the beginning of the Paleozoic Era, as the supercontinent had started…

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6 Pages
Book Review

Geography

Rising from the Plains

Words: 1815
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Book Review

ising From the Plains John Mcphee, a writer of creative nonfiction books, started writing about the earth in 1985. He described the structure and movement of the earth's crust…

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7 Pages
Research Paper

Geography

Blue Mountain Big White on

Words: 1979
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Paper

These waterfalls provide a contrast to Blue Mountain and other mountains. As mountains rise, waterfalls fall. Another question that this project is focused on is the different ways in…

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10 Pages
Thesis

Transportation - Environmental Issues

Deloro Mine Remediation Evaluation of

Words: 2898
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Thesis

Natural overburden includes silty clay, silty peat, and silty sand (CH2MHILL, p. 3-2). Overburden is generally thin, averaging 3 meters in most areas, but can go up to 9…

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8 Pages
Essay

Geography

Role of Geoinformatics in 21st

Words: 2707
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Some of the key examples of where geospatial information can be important are during emergency responses during natural disasters especially for purposes of evacuation arrangement, and damage estimation assignments.…

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2 Pages
Article Review

Mythology - Religion

18th and 19th Century Geologists

Words: 664
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article Review

Also he seems sincere in his presentation and his beliefs. Article eaknesses: Mortenson's attempt to discredit the many years of authentic science is flawed; it is obvious he is…

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4 Pages
Essay

Geography

Groundwater Water Is Starting to Become an

Words: 1205
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Groundwater "Water is starting to become an issue" in Harper County, Kansas, where groundwater reserves are running dry (Vaidyanathan and Gilmer, 2012). Low rates of precipitation, coupled with diversion…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Bowers Ridge & Shirshov Rise

Words: 1762
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

An article in the Saturday Evening Post relates the story of a scientific party in a whaling boat on the Bering Sea in the early 20th Century "witnessed an…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Geography

Rock Cycle Most Processes on

Words: 865
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Both, ironically, are forms of pressure that also cause heat and changes. Water for instance, is so abundant on earth that it drives much of weathering and erosion. Precipitation,…

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11 Pages
Term Paper

Weather

Heinrich Events and Their Impact on Climate

Words: 3846
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Heinrich events are one of the most discussed and debated phenomena related to global climate change. For each theory proposed related to the cause or effect of a Heinrich…

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2 Pages
Article Review

Literature - African

East Africa's Great Rift Valley

Words: 781
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article Review

Article weaknesses: On page two the authors write, "hat else can we say about the Ethiopian and Kenya Rifts? Quite a lot actually." This is very sophomoric narrative for…

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2 Pages
Essay

Geography

Catastrophism and Uniformitarianism Today Modern Scientists Understand

Words: 596
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Catastrophism and Uniformitarianism Today, modern scientists understand that the Earth is billions of years old, they have a basic understanding of how the Earth was formed and how it…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature - African

Junior High School Level Easy Understand Reviewing

Words: 982
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

junior high school level easy understand reviewing journal article "East Africa's Man has continually wondered about his original development -- how continents were formed and how humanity evolved. Studying…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Geography

Mount Rainier Washington Is One

Words: 1730
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

ac.wwu.edu/~bgoebel/members/bbarcott.htm>. "Historical Notes - Vancouver's Voyage." 7-14 December 1929. Mount ainier Nature Notes. . "Mount ainier Volcanic Hazards eponse Plan." July 2009. . Parchman, F. "The Super Flood." 19…

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4 Pages
Thesis

Weather

Johannes Kepler Made Important Contributions

Words: 1059
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

The greenhouse effect is a condition that occurs when the Earth's atmosphere captures radiation from the Sun. Solar heat is trapped by certain gases (including carbon dioxide and methane).…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Nuclear Waste Yucca Mountain Nuclear

Words: 2153
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

There are several groups involved in fighting the Yucca Mountain site, including local grassroots organizations in Nevada and larger organizations around the country. Many Native American tribes do not…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Geography

Artists Carleton Emmons Watkins Carleton

Words: 1628
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

There he exhibited 125 of his large Pacific coast views and had more than a thousand images accessible for view through stereoscopes. During these years, he traveled further afield…

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5 Pages
Thesis

Geography

Fluid Inclusions Until the Early

Words: 1713
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

"Analytical data on fluid inclusions are needed to understand the chemical and physical processes involved in the formation of economic mineral deposits. These data are also critical in understanding…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Johns Hopkins Geologist Bruce Marsh

Words: 654
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Scientists at times fail to recognize that their assumptions and hypotheses can be incorrect. Proving conclusively that another probability exists than the one that has been accepted for decades,…

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1 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Tectonics the Ups and Downs

Words: 371
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As the mantle heats and cools unevenly, areas of differing density slowly move through the mantle. As they do, these areas of density variance have effects on surface features…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Geophysics Presentation Summary the Process

Words: 556
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Cross-correlation allows us to determine whether adjoining traces are sufficiently similar to calculate accurate picks. Traces are first converted to number arrays and neighboring traces are compared according to…

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11 Pages
Term Paper

Engineering

Neural Network

Words: 3129
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Artificial Intelligence hat is AI? Future of AI The Expert System hat is an Expert System? Three Major Components of an Expert System Structure of an Expert System Neural…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Business - Consumer Behavior

Landforms Barrier Island Beaches Generally Develop Where

Words: 2371
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

LANDFORMS Barrier island beaches generally develop where: a The coast is composed of hard rock b the nearby land has a rugged topography of hills and mountains c the…

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3 Pages
Capstone Project

Communication

Business Skills -- Personal Evaluation Demonstrate Effective

Words: 870
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Capstone Project

Business Skills -- Personal Evaluation Demonstrate effective communication skills • I have expanded my vocabulary to include standard practical and theoretical business concepts and I have increased my proficiency…

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2 Pages
Essay

Weather

Aquifers and Mass Wasting Factors Considered When

Words: 654
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Aquifers and Mass Wasting Factors considered when identifying potential aquifers Depth to water table: Water table refers to that depth below the earth's surface below which there is permanent…

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5 Pages
Essay

Geography

Metamorphic Igneous and Sedimentary Rocks and Their

Words: 1239
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Metamorphic, Igneous, And Sedimentary Rocks and Their Application to Planets in the Solar System The objective of this study is to examine metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rocks and their…

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5 Pages
Essay

Geography

Topography Climate and Biogeography in

Words: 1759
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

These mountains surrounding the area have had an influence on much of the Great Valley's climate. Particular to the valley is grassland which, in fact, has earned a name…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Geography

Foundation Comparison Burj Khalifa vs Taipei 101

Words: 1914
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Foundation Comparison: Burj Khalifa vs. Taipei 101 This report aims at assessing the foundation of the world's tallest and second tallest skyscrapers; the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai and…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Role of Potassium Argon Dating Within the

Words: 883
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

role of potassium argon dating within the field of archaeology. How it works and what methods are used to glean the date from archaeological artefacts and remains. Potassium argon…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Geography

Albert Lothar Wegener

Words: 1590
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Alfred Lothar Wegener (1880-1930), German meteorologist, Arctic explorer and a brilliant interdisciplinary scientist, is best known as for his theory of "continental displacement" (that became famous, later, as the…

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