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  • Us Geological Survey

    the Basins in 1969. Their study analyzed data gathered from three basins located in both Nassau and Suffolk county. All three basins had different shapes and drainage area sizes in order to determine an average performance from all the systems. To determine the effectiveness, the basins were analyzed in three different areas: Precipitation-Inflow relation, Runoff Hydrograph, and Rates of Filtration. The three basins analyzed were located in Deer Park, Westhbury, and Syosset. The Deer Park recharge basin has a drainage area of around 118 acres serving mostly residential properties. The main basin is fed by 34 smaller open bottomed catch basins that are contained in the drainage…

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  • Essay On Ancient Egypt Society

    Development of Societies: Egypt The Nile River was a significant physical geographic factor that contributed to the development of the Egyptian society. Egypt has always been predominantly a desert country. 94.5% is desert, arid and semi-arid rangelands. The other 5.5% is known now as the Nile River Basin (El-Nahrawy, 2011). Flood waters from the Nile leave silt on the ground creating fertile soil that is productive in growth of vegetation. In 5000 B.C.E. Nomadic tribes settled this “black land”…

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  • Water Mitigation Measures Analysis

    4.0 CHENNAI FLOOD MITIGATION MEASURES The mitigation measures have to address flood avoidance, flood tolerance, and flood resistance in an integrated way. The measures that are implemented and the new measures to be developed are meant to control causative factors like uncontrolled urban sprawl, loss of natural drainage, the inadequacy of the storm water drainage system, lack of maintenance of existing systems, increase in impervious surfaces and lack of coordination between stakeholders…

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  • Southern Brazil Conviction Ants

    Hi, Aaron here from the Leiningen plantation in southern Brazil. We are witnessing, first hand, the world’s largest army attempt to take on 400+ men armed with farm supplies and tools, ANTS! Every few years, an ant colony will expand outside its normal exploring territory and move all the way across South America. This colony arises other colonies along the way and builds their army of mass destruction. This swarm can grow up to 2 miles wide, and 10 miles long. That’s 20 square miles!! This…

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  • Bowling Basin Rejuvenation Programme Analysis

    Proposal for Scottish about rejuvenation programme for Bowling Basin I would like to propose a site-specific performance piece as part of the Bowling Basin rejuvenation programme. The performance would aim to attract the local community, passers by as well as anyone interested in the history of the harbour. The Bowling Harbour was first opened in 1851. It was a pioneer within the UK shipbuilding industry and provided the country with a large quantity of quality ships, before and during the…

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  • The Recreation Concept Of RV Park

    Concept 1 – Recreation The Recreation Concept focused on providing an updated RV Park but does not keep the existing ball fields. The modernized RV Park has 24 spaces including upgraded hookups and resized lots to conform to new RV sizes. The park 's grand entrance is located at SE Beach St, with a secondary entrance south on SW Beeksma Dr. Both entries provide access for vehicles that lead to parking lots. Additional parking was located along SE City Beach St. The parking lot on the west edge…

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  • The Sea And The Jungle Analysis

    In a rapidly evolving world where new discoveries are made in technology on an almost daily basis, it is often important to reflect on the circumstances of the past as they continue to shape events occurring today. The Sea and the Jungle by H. M. Tomlinson can offer the reader an insightful glimpse into the history of Brazil through the lense of fiction, as though peering through the lush foliage of the Amazon rain forest and happening upon the events of an entirely different era of travel and…

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  • Medicinal Plants In The Amazon

    Forests are essential places for therapeutic plants to develop. In the long run these can be utilized as a part of medicinal research. Forest degradation has enormously reduced the accessibility of therapeutic plant species in the Brazilian Amazon. As of today, 25% of Western pharmaceuticals are derived from rainforest materials, yet just 1% of plants of the Amazon have so far been tried. Currently, over 120 drugs come from plant-derived sources. Of the 3000 plants identified by the US National…

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  • Economic Benefits Of Deforestation

    example, in the Amazon around 17 percent of the forest has been lost in 50 years, mostly due to forest conversion for cattle ranching (Deforestation). Likewise, trees are not the only thing we lose, we lose wildlife and not just tiny amount, the more there is deforestation the more wildlife will be affected (17). “About 80 percent of the world’s documented species can be found in tropical rainforests-some of the forests most vulnerable to deforestation. When species lose their forest homes, they…

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  • Three Types Of Biodiversity

    In america each person generates around 4.3 pounds of garbage daily harming and threatening the world 's biodiversity. There are three types of biodiversity including biodiversity ecosystem, species biodiversity, and genetic biodiversity. All three are fairly self explanatory, ecosystem biodiversity is all the ecosystems within a region of Earth, species biodiversity is all the organisms within an ecosystem, and genetic biodiversity is the different subsets of an organism like a white bunny or a…

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