How to explore the oceans online
By: JQ Adams
Ever dreamed of exploring the bottom of the oceans deepest depths? Sounds like a Jules Verne novel, no more, today's Google Earth 5.0 allows visitors to dive the oceans, track marine life and explore marine wrecks of yesterday. Explorers can sit in the comfort...
Causes of limnic eruptions
By: Frances Stanford
A limnic eruption, you say. Is that some new form of envronmental disaster that we should be aware of? Everyone is very familiar with the phrase "volcanic eruption", but not very many people are familiar with the term "limnic eruption." This is because this...
Some water conservation strategies
By: Susan Hillman
Abstract Water is necessary for survival; however, with the population on our planet increasing, usable water is becoming short in supply, what can we do to keep our planet from running out of usable water?Even though water is a necessity for survival, one million...
By: Rower Girl
Water. It is essential to the functions of the human body and to the functions of every day life, yet it is something most affluent citizens of the world take for granted each day. On average, North Americans use 400 liters of water every day...
How tsunamis form as a result of earthquakes
By: Charles Ray
Tsunami, from a Japanese word meaning "harbor wave," for those living in coastal areas, especially on the Pacific rim, conjures up nightmares and cold sweats. These towering tidal waves, coming with little warning, can change the shape of coastlines, and, like the tsunami that...
How tsunamis form as a result of earthquakes
By: Douglas Black
There are very few images that evoke the indescribable raw emotion after witnessing the aftermath of a natural disaster. Many words like, shock, destruction, devastation, and suffering, are used, but to the victims there are no real words that can express the horror of being...
How do individual conservation efforts affect worldwide availability of drinking water?
By: John Traveler
You might recall a child's tale, the fable of Hansel and Gretel. It is a story packed with metaphorical inference and figurative representations, for the reality of its premises are far to grotesque, to horrid, to unthinkable to consider at face value. Most certainly, it...
How do individual conservation efforts affect worldwide availability of drinking water?
By: Francesca Dent
Water. It has the power to keep us alive and to take life away. It helps regulate our body temperature and prevents us from serious health problems. 97% of the world's water is in our oceans, leaving 2% frozen in the ice caps and only...
How the hydrological cycle works
By: S. F. Heron
You've turned on the evening news in the heat of summer and hear a news report of areas facing a drought. What causes this drought? Lack of rain? Overuse of water? If your part of the world experiences little rainfall, will you run out of...
By: S. F. Heron
Are you interested in a job involving marine life and the ocean? An oceanography position might be just the thing for you. Oceanographer jobs encompass many fields dealing directly with the marine world. Oceanographers work with water quality, currents and tides, biology, and the physical...

 

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