INTER-BASIN WATER TRANSFERS
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Water has a number of uses like; irrigation, fishing, domestic uses in homes, hydroelectric production among its many other uses. In some countries like Bosnia and… Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in south Eastern Europe on the western Balkan region. It has a total surface area of 51209 km squared of which land accounts for 51197 km squared and sea accounts…
Winding River Basin
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The author of the text touches upon the impact of Winding River Basin. It is mentioned here that the Winding River Basin (WRB) impact both directly and indirectly on the welfare of the citizens of coastal countries S, D and L which have a direct link on the river.… A stakeholder is someone who is part of an activity or anyone who has an interest in that…
Geology of the Great Basin area
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Geology of the great basin area The great basin has been rightly described as a “mountain-studded, sand-and sage-filled bowl” (Fiero, 4). It comprises of the state of Nevada, almost half of Utah, and parts of California, Oregon, Idaho, and Wyoming (Fiero, 7).… The floor of the valleys of great basin is four or five thousand feet above sea level (Fiero, 9).…
Water Conflict in Tanzania: Pangani River Basin
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A vicious circle occurs when a fundamental issue, which requires a solution, but the answer to the initial dilemma can aggravate further unwanted issues, resulting in the worsening of the initial problem. In this case, an environmental issue can hinder economic, political, and… Furthermore, the water is not being properly allocated and is gradually becoming a…
SE Asia Basin History project (South China Sea Platform and South China Ocean Basin)
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South China Sea Platform and South China Ocean Basin is a region that stretches from the strait of Taiwan to the northeast up to the Strait of Malacca and Singapore in the Southwest. The basin also includes hundreds of tiny islands, reefs and rocks most of which are located… Geologically, the nearly 3.5 million square kilometers area is primarily surrounded by…
Security challenges within Eurasia (Caucasus and Caspian basin)
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Security challenges within Eurasia (Caucasus and Caspian basin) The Caucasus region and the Caspian basin both of which are found in Euro-Asia are places that are growing in the level of importance to European and Asia’s security. The huge amount of interest that the areas are enjoying is due primarily to their strategic positions geographically and the existence of untapped natural resources1.…
Future of Natural Gas in the Mediterranean Basin
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Natural gas is a combustible mixture of hydrocarbon gases. While natural gas is formed primarily of methane, it can also include ethane, propane, butane and pentane. Natural Gas is a vital component of the world's supply of energy. It is one of the cleanest, safest, and most useful of all energy sources.… Shale gas is obtained from shale, a sedimentary rock,…
Effects of Land Degradation in the Murray-Darling Basin
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The paper "Effects of Land Degradation in the Murray-Darling Basin" illustrates the onset of the degradation processes with the fertility of the soils and other factors make it necessary to utilize such inputs like fertilizers to ensure sustainability of the crops.… The prevailing climatic conditions are also contributing to Murray-Darling basin reducing in…
Describe the major topographic features of the ocean basin floor
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Ocean Floor Topography The ocean covers approximately 71% of the Earth's surface, and is deeper than the height of the continents above sea level multiplied by four. This water covers an astonishing array of features, including mountains taller and valleys deeper than any found on the land's surface.… it is these basins that are of most interest when studying…
Great Basin: precontact life ways, changes during contact, and colonialism
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Great Basin: Precontact life ways, changes during contact, and colonialism Introduction The Great basin region is a vast region that is predominantly a desert land. The region was first inhabited in the early 10,000BC (Pritzker, 221).… Most of these groups were hunters and gatherers, hunting game meat and gathering seeds, berries and greens from plants…
Alkali flies in the Mono Basin (Mono Lake)
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Located in Mono County, Mono Lake acts as an important tourist attraction site in the state. Unlike other lakes in California, Mono Lake has numerous unique species of… Alkali flies also known as brine flies or Ephydra hians are a very rare species to find (Eagen 29). This is attributable to the fact that the species breeds well only in certain habitats,…
Proposed design for residential dwellings and retail super markets near Lichfield Basin
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Proposed Design for Residential Dwellings and Retail Super markets near Lichfield Basin 1. Introduction: This essay gives a proposal for the design and development of residential dwellings and retail supermarkets around the Lichfield basin in Stourport. The development involves the demolition of the existing industrial units and construction of new dwellings.…
Topic 10:Great Basin :Precontact life ways ,changes during contact, and colonialism
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Their social relationship reflected a strong bond as well as mutual understanding among them. The Great Basin is rich in terms of mother nature having showered her with several… The Mountain ranges are cultivated with Sagebrush grasslands, whereas at higher elevations Juniper and Pinyon have been planted, and the forest areas are filled with huge oak trees.…
Environmental Projects NYC
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Name: Professor: Course: Date: Water Quality in the Hudson River Basin Introduction The Hudson River Basin is found in some parts of the New York, lying across Vermont, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The basin is a presentation of a diverse environmental setting.… The three sub basins identified cuts across in excess of 35countries. The…
National Park Assignment
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A national park is a reserve of semi-natural, natural, and developed land that either declared or owned by a sovereign state. Even though various countries designate their own national parks in different ways, there… To that effect, the paper will discuss the geologic details of the location of the Great Basin. Pizarro (115) shares the evidence that the Great…
Coursework
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Heron was regarded as a mathematician and physicist of the 1st Century AD whose blending of mathematical and physics’ principles and concepts led to the invention of the… Illustration 1 above shows a Heron’s Fountain schematic drawing. Three major parts of the Heron’s fountain facilitate the functioning of the fountain. In the schematic diagram, there are…
Discuss European impact
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The Caribbean basin culture is considered to be vastly influenced by European culture because it was the region where Europeans were brought as indentured servants. During the warfare between Europeans and Spanish region, it was estimated that a lot of cultural and political… This impact of European culture on Caribbean basin is evident in the present as well.…
Outlook of Gulf Politics
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Politics in the Gulf are largely based on religious factors. The Sunni and the Shia define sectarian politics in the Gulf to the extent that the power struggle between the two groups has… Essentially, politics in the Gulf basin are sectarian-based. The division between the Shia and the Sunni, though emerging from the historical issues has been used by the…
Environmental Racism and Justice
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This essay describes that for many centuries, pollution of the river basin Matanza-Riachuelo has been taking place. Fortunately, the National Supreme Court is coming up with new rulings, which will ensure that the Matanza-Riachuelo is clean. The river is highly placed in the environmental law.… During the 19th century, the pollution of the Matanza-Riachuelo…
Study Nile River
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Nile River Table of Contents Introduction 3 Relevant uses and users of water throughout the Nile basin 4 Social Conditions in the Nile basin 7 Environmental conditions in the basin 9 Trans-boundary issues 11 Conclusion 13 Bibliography 15 Introduction River Nile is the world longest river with extending over 6,000 km to the Mediterranean ocean.… The basin is…
Nile river
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While Was the River Nile Important for the Rise of Successful States in North Africa? Introduction River Nile is the longest in the world – 6 825 kilometers – whose catchment basin covers about a tenth of the African continent, with an area of over three million square kilometers; as of 1995 and 2005, the total population of the countries of the Nile basin has been estimated at 287 million people (Martinon 53).…
Deforestation
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Amazon River Basin provides habitat to a large number of fauna and flora in South America. It also accommodates a huge human population which is increasing at an exponential rate. Living in the region along with being the source of fresh water and other hydraulic sources for industrial units and residences present in the region.… Since geographic researchers…
Solving the colorado river basin's math problem: adapting to change
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Communities that live close to water basins consider themselves extremely lucky because they do not struggle to meet their water demands. Colorado River is not an exception. The river is a… The river is 2,334 kilometers long with a river basin area of 637 square kilometers (Briney 1). Seven states of America that include Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming (on…
Solving the Colorado River Basins Math Problem: Adapting to Change
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Colorado River The river is a significant water source to over 35 million people and 4 million acres of land in an area that covers close to 246, 000 square miles (McClerg 1). Colorado River is a large and long river that begins from the Rocky Mountains and ends in the Gulf of California. … It lies on the southwest of the US and Northwest of Mexico. The…
Aquatic and Terrestrial ecosystems
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Aquatic and Terrestrial ecosystems Name: Institution: Aquatic and Terrestrial ecosystems River systems essentially channel the world’s precipitation into surface water systems like lakes and seas. These river systems provide habitats for a vast range of biota, which often culminate in floodplain wetlands that are also regions of astonishing diversity.…
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