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    Us Geological Survey

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    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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    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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    Case Study: Greensboro

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    Geologically, Greensboro is situated at the headwaters of the Cape Fear River Basin, the biggest of the 17 noteworthy waterway bowls in North Carolina. The Reedy Fork Creek and Buffalo Creek bowl (Figure 1) in Greensboro are framed from precipitation that keeps running off impenetrable and pervious surfaces, and from water that leaks up from neighborhood springs and in the long run winds up in the Ocean, only south of Wilmington, NC. The bowl is situated in a move zone between warm-mild and…

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    RainForest My biome is the rainforest. I chose the rainforest because it seems like a very interesting biome to do my report on. There are many locations for rainforest the ones I found are the amazon rainforest, the rainforest of asia, the central american rainforest, and the australian rainforest. All these rainforest are different some are big and some are small. Although all of these rainforest do have something in common they are all tropical rainforest. The climate of a rainforest…

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    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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