By: Grier Daniels
From time to time, terms expand beyond the Webster's definition to the point that everybody uses them but nobody really knows what they mean. A good example is the word "organic". All chemicals containing carbon chains are organic. All food comes from an organism and...
The possibility of another tsunami in the Indian Ocean during the next century
By: Jacob Cohen-Donnelly
To truly understand if a tsunami will occur, one must first understand what a tsunami is and how exactly it is occurs. A tidal wave is not a tsunami. That must be understood from the beginning if one is to understand what causes a tsunami...
By: Celia Craske
After Hurricane Katrina and the tsunami that struck S. E. Asia a few years ago, most of us are only too well aware of the havoc that nature can cause. Fortunately, there is usually no permanent change to the land. Buildings may be destroyed, trees...
By: Stacy Wong
INTRODUCTIONBackgroundGenerally, mangroves refer to highly adapted plants found in tropical intertidal forest communities. The term "mangrove" could have been derived from the Malay word "manggi-manggi", for a mangrove tree Avicennia and the Arabic "el gurm", for the same, as "mang-gurm". Mangroves can be used to...
By: Chukwudi Ubachu
the nile river can be divided into three zones, the first zone consists of tributaries to the two streams of the white nile and the blue nile which forms a confluence near khartoum in sudan. the second zone is the expanse between khartoum and cairo...
By: Todd Rickey
Information collected, compiled and correlated regarding Earth history proves irrefutably that its age exceeds 4 billion years (BY), 4.6 BY more accurately. Many lines of evidence in various sciences confirm the very ancient origin of rock. Indelibly carved in stone all around the world...
By: Todd Rickey
Historical Hydrocarbon Usage for Chemicals Detected in Groundwater near a Former US Air Force Test Cell Facility [LOCATION OMITTED]Analytical Results OverviewThe ground water at the Test Cells Site located in [location omitted] is impacted by many hydrocarbon contaminants (Ellis, 2001, URS, 1999, URS, 2001). Primarily...
By: Todd Rickey
Cycling of water through our world dynamically affects all aspects of life. Significantly, wetlands form an entire bridge within the hydrologic cycle. Because all portions of the natural sequence must flow uninterrupted for stability of thiscritical resource, wetland areas of all types are vital. So...
By: Leonard Konis
Ethanol is alternative gasoline fuel source of energy and alcohol based, produced by fermenting and distilling starch crops or agricultural products such as corn. Also, ethanol fuel can be produced from trees and grass (cellulosid biomass), referred to as bio-ethanol. During the production process these...
By: Peggy Barnett
The Tale of Gervase of Canterbury "that orbed maiden, with white fire laden, whom mortals call the moon" - Percy Bysshe Shelley It was June 25, 1178. Henry II, the father of Richard the Lion-hearted and the first English king of the Plantagenets, ruled over...

 

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