Seasonal affective disorder (SAD): The impact of weather
By: Jacquie Schmall
SAD (seasonal affective disorder) was first mentioned in medical literature in the mid nineteen eighties, so it hasn't been diagnosed,or treated, as a medical condition for very long, indicating that many long time sufferers of this condition were not treated until recently. As the...
The greatest snowfalls in history
By: Gary Wonning
The Blizzard Living in Southeastern Indiana, most our winters were relatively mild. A normal winter would consist of maybe two feet of snow spread over the entire season and a couple of weeks of zero weather. The rest of the winter would be cloudy and...
By: Gary C. Gibson
With so many millions of miles of roads in the United States the potential for resurfacing them with solar voltaic materials fir the purpose of capturing electric power should be exploited. The federal government should invest substantially in research to develop even a low...
By: Janet Grischy
Rocks are made of minerals. Granite, for example, is a rock made of the minerals quartz and feldspar, sometimes with shiny flakes of mica or bits of a few other minerals added. Hornblende may add dark green or black grains to granite; some magnetite can...
Great vacation weather in the UK occurs what time of the year?
By: Ethel Smith
Thinking about taking a vacation in the UK? Hoping to be able to discover the best time of year to experience good weather? Well good luck, you will need it. Of course it does depend on where in the UK you are planning to visit...
By: Jeffrey Wright - 525271
There are many factors, from wind currents to ocean currents that effect worldwide weather. The ocean currents are interesting as they help displace heat thereby keeping the earth temperate. This is a good thing since life enjoys a temperate atmosphere and weather pattern. The most...
How rocks are formed
By: Janet Grischy
Rocks form in three main ways. These processes result in three kinds of rocks, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. Igneous rocks are born in fire, or at least in great heat. Sedimentary rocks are built up from sediment. Metamorphic rocks have been drastically changed by geologic...
The history and function of JTWC from 1944-1998
By: Lynette Alice
The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) has a rich history reaching back to the WWII era. While few people outside of JTWC's forecasting AOR (Area of Responsibility) or members of the military are aware of JTWC, it has played a vital role to both civilian...
By: Morgan Carlson
Winter ice storms, depending on the severity, can bring down tree limbs, cause wide spread power outages, and create hazardous ground conditions for roads and sidewalks by coating everything is a layer of ice. These storms can cause extensive property damage and hamper the response...
Causes of noise pollution
By: Mark Waybill
Noise pollution is caused by various things. In a city traffic is one of the main causes. In a crowded environment such as a railway station or a mall people can produce amounts of noise that could be construed as being polluting, or distracting. Birds...

 

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