By: Gale Stanton
Long before man had the experience of long distance exploration with which to build a sense that the salted water surrounding his land mass had a beginning and an end, the spiritual belief that 'ocean' encompassed heavens and 'ocean' flowed in the deep. Many ancient...
By: Rex Trulove
Ocean waves have a primary and two secondary causes, depending on the type of wave we are talking about. The primary cause also has a direct and an indirect cause. Addressing the direct cause without doing the same to the indirect cause comes short of...
By: Maria Chapman
Leaks - Find them and stop themThe first step to water conservation in the home is to check for leaks. Dripping taps and leaking toilets can account for as much as five percent of all water used inside the home. Leaks are not only wasteful...
By: Adrian Vance
A New Technology for Saving Water Used in Agriculture Regardless what you think of the anthropogenic global warming hypothesis there is very good reason for capturing carbon dioxide and putting it in the ground. We have developed processes giving CO2 value making sequestration economically viable...
By: David Wilcox
The old saying "The Nile is Egypt and Egypt is the Nile" is most assuredly true. The Nile River is present in nine different countries. Egypt, being most dependent on it. The Nile cuts its coarse right through the center of Egypt and provides water...
By: Val Ashton
You may remember learning in school that the Earth has four oceans. But, in early 2000, the International Hydrographic Organization "reorganized" the earth's ocean mapping, and now, there are five oceans. Ocean water covers 129,443,784 square miles of the earth's surface. The five...
By: Ian Loft
Tsunamis are much more than freak ocean waves and there are four ways in which a tsunami can result, each with varying degrees of power. What sets a tsunami apart from normal or even giant surf beach waves is their phenomenal wavelength, which is the...
By: Kelly Ann Griffin
Oceanography, or the study of the seas, is a crucial part of understanding and respecting our world. The planet we inhabit consists mainly of water; oceans cover seventy percent of the Earth's surface and remain an open frontier for the sciences, encompassing many undiscovered organisms...
By: Volecia Plafcan
"I found a house for us!" My husband, Bob, shouted excitedly into the phone. He was in the Navy and stationed in Hawaii. Because his rank was not enough to warrant a house on the base, he had found one where we would live...
By: Kelly Ann Griffin
The world of the deep oceans is like a surreal, sci-fi dream with strange, dark-abiding creatures that float and swim between deep sea trenches and high sea mountains. Oceanography, or the study of the oceans, can open the eyes of elementary students to an aquatic...

 

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