Solution for the energy crisis: Solar power
By: Joseph C - 506979
Is Solar Power the key Energy Independence?An uncertain global economy is causing fluctuating energy prices, is it time to claim energy independence through solar technology or is it an unnecessary cost during the economic downturn?A barrel of oil, which reached an all time...
Fauna of the boreal (taiga) forest
By: Denise Calaman
Fauna of the Boreal ForestBoreal forests are found in northern climates around the globe from Canada and Alaska to Scandinavia and Russia. So well suited for northern climates is the fauna found in boreal forests that some types of boreal fauna are found nowhere else...
What is wildfire modeling?
By: Vance Clear
Wild fire is a danger in any community, city or location that you live. Fires occur in all parts of the country as well as the world, some areas obviously more than others. They can be small or large causing little damage or causing millions...
Nuclear Pollution: Causes, effects and preventive measures
By: Jordan Cropper
It would seem that mankind feels a need to always leave some kind of legacy, some kind of lasting trace. Sadly, it also seems that these influences are almost always very bad for where we leave them. This planet is incredibly polluted, and it is...
A guide to drought mitigation strategies
By: Avinash Mendha
Drought is a natural hazard, it has slow impact, and it evolves over months or even years. Drought occurs when there is subnormal rainfall, erratic rainfall, or higher water need or combination of all the factors. The impact of increasing population has become a point...
Environmental consequences of prolonged drought
By: Kimberly Bunch
The National Weather Service records and monitors regions for precipitation on a daily bases. If there is a significant lack of water deficiency than measures will be taken for that district. Drought proofing enables for the proper planning, estimations, and strategies needed to solve the...
By: Woody Alspaugh
Carbon "Foot-Print"Last night I met a man from Seattle, who claimed to be some kind of engineer. After conversing whith him, I related my feeling of "Seattleites", in which I say that Seattle is the "Pansy-ass" capital. I was right, in that coming from Seattle...
Environmental consequences of prolonged drought
By: Charles Ray
Farmers and city planners are acutely aware of the need for a reliable water supply. Most of us take water for granted. After all, even though it sometimes doesn't rain when we want it too, there's water as near as the faucet - right? This...
By: Joseph Saronge
Environmental consequences of prolonged droughtProlonged drought, a condition where and an area experiences lengthy absence of rainfall have various but intense consequences on the environment.It is difficult to address drought withought touching on climate change. The two are inter-twined since recurrence of drought , changes...
By: Danielle Dames
The ocean can be separated into separate biomes based on the animal species and plants which can be found in the different areas. There are four major zones of the open ocean biomes, which are grouped as such: the intertidal zone, the pelagic zone, the...

 

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