By: Anne StClair
The list of the most populated cities of course depends on your definition of what a city is and where it ends, and it also depends on where you look for the information. Depending on where you look, you will come up with different lists...
By: Steve Marshall
Gaia will always keep living on, but can we keep living on with it? Do we really think that we are it's masters, and so maybe even also begin to think that we could even live without it, for that matter? Can we really control...
What is causing Lake Chad and other lakes to shrink?
By: Kyle Smith - 556679
The "shrinking" of the world's lakes can be directly linked to the world's population growth. Many places in the world are expeienceing massive population growth, and this is leading to many problems for the world's lakes. Rivers and streams are being redirected to irrigate farms...
What are snowrollers?
By: Betty Carew
Snow rollers are a phenomenon that happens when the snow is just the right texture, temperatures are perfect and the winds are at just the right speed. Snow rollers are extremely rare to see in their true form and there are many meteorologists that have...
What is lake-effect snow?
By: Betty Carew
Lake-effect snow is a weather condition where cold arctic air picks up the moisture produced by warmer water from a lake and deposits it in the form of snow in inland areas. When this cold air passes over warmer waters it forms clouds but these...
What is causing Lake Chad and other lakes to shrink?
By: Charles Ray
“Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink,” might be thought of as just a line from Samuel Coleridge’s epic poem, but it is truer than you might think. While water is the most abundant element on the earth, covering 75%...
Water: Where would we be without it?
By: James Korg
Water is a constant. All the water that is now, is all the water there ever was. Water is essential for life here on this planet. Without it, the Hydrological cycle could not be. This is the driving motion of life. Water on earth...
What is hoar frost?
By: Betty Carew
A hoar frost are ice crystals that can form at ground level or above it, they can form in the air, in crevasses, in the deepness of glaciers and can be the major cause of avalanches under the right environment. Hoar frost has to have...
How lakes affect snowfalls: Lake effect snow
By: Greg Spinks
When the residents of the areas south of the Great Lakes hear or read the words “lake effect”, they know. Bands of lake effect snow can be significant, awesome and powerful; the storm bands can last for two or three days. The snow is...
What is lake-effect snow?
By: hailey
Lake effect snow is most often formed in northern America in the areas around the great lakes. This can occur tho anywhere large body's of water such as oceans, bays, gulfs and lake are present with the right properties in place. Lake effect snow is...

 

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