By: Chris Guinn
Recently the Colorado State University released it's 2007 Hurricane predictions. This year we are expecting an above average Hurricane season, just what everyone on the East coast of the United States wanted to hear. This years predictions look surprisingly familiar to the 2006 predictions, in...
By: Krystle Hernandez
Born in June of 1942, Robert Duane Ballard was raised in Wichita, Kansas, far from the vast oceans that would one day become his biggest passion. As a boy, however, Ballard was always interested in the deep underwater cultures of the sea. After scuba diving...
By: Vicky Cheshire-Wade
The main difference between spring, well and running water is the TASTE.Spring water seeps from the ground, either a flat area or up a hillside. Springs can be dug out to promote flow of water. A spring on flat ground usually seeps through blue-gray...
By: Sandra Petersen
Until the voyage of the United States Exploring Expedition led by Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, the United States government had not funded exploration except the overland expedition of Lewis and Clark to the Pacific Northwest from 1804-1806.In 1822, an Ohio newspaper editor and journalist by...
By: Ian Loft
Little thought was given concerning the relationship between global weather patterns and ocean currents until the 1960's. With the increasing use of computer modelling to construct scenarios spanning many thousands of years by extrapolation of limited raw data, a picture began to emerge in the...
By: Ian Loft
Born on 11 June 1910 to Daniel and Elisabeth Cousteau and raised in France, a young Jacques-Yves Cousteau enjoyed spending many hours at the beach where he enjoyed sailing and swimming. By the age of 13, he developed a passion for amateur filmmaking that later...
By: Richard Serra
Ironically, the most innocent of all that we have on this planet is water, and also, one would think as one of the most powerful forces as well. In a docile state, a body of water produces no effect on the solid land below it...
By: Vicky Cheshire-Wade
New Rules for Reduction of Water Consumption:1. Limit showers to 8 gallons of water. Automatic cutoff valve can be attached to shower head. (Excessive bathing weakens the human system because essential body oils are erased from the skin.) People bathe too much anyway. Washing...
By: Richard Serra
Generally speaking, if there were no influence on a body of water, be it a lake or the sea, the water should be still. However to quickly demonstrate how air in motion can influence a body of water using a scaled down model, one can...
By: A. Luminium
If we want to reduce human water consumption we must understand its value. As Benjamin Franklin said, "When the well is dry, we know the worth of water."Twenty-five years ago, I went camping alone along the northwestern shore of Lake Meredith, a man-made reservoir...

 

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