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  • The Importance Of The Anthropocene

    in order to describe our current geologic epoch. It is said to have started from the time people first started having a control over ecosystems; influencing environmental ecologies all over the world (Robbins, Hintz, & Moore, 2014 p.4). With this definition, it is implied that humans have had a large enough impact on the earth in order to significantly change it to the point it cannot go back to the way it was. Therefore, the question then becomes, have we as humans really changed the world so much to cause permanent damage and, if so, should…

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  • Geologic Time Periods

    Geologic time periods are often signified by a definite end or beginning event. For most, they end after a catastrophic event such as a volcanic eruption or asteroid collision. For the newest proposed time period, the anthropocene, things may be a little more blurry. There are many factors that may signal the beginning of a new epoch, but no one piece of evidence can say for sure if a new period should be defined or when this period would start. The author, Jan Zalasiewicz’s research has focused…

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  • Essay On Anthropocene

    They consider is it started as earlier as human discover fire (around 12,000 years BP), which was the growth of agriculture. Studies suggest that there is credible evidence of human influence during this time such environmental crisis. The other studies claim that it began during the Industrial Revolutions -late eighteenth century. Early Anthropocene Looking a deeper into these different eras of Anthropocene, beginning with the Early Anthropocene idea. Is highly suggested to be the first time…

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  • My Beloved Brontosaurus Book Report

    For my writing assignment I chose “My Beloved Brontosaurus”. This was such an interesting read to me because I feel as if he put so much effort and thought into it. For example he starts off the book by saying, “From the time I was a toddler, I desperately wanted to meet the gigantic herbivore.” He has had this interest clearly since he was a child and he goes into such depth about it. Many people feel otherwise as well. “My Beloved Brontosaurus” has many reviews including some from NY Times.…

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  • The Pain Scale By Eula Biss Analysis

    measurements of our world strive to quantify the quality of our lives. The scales we use to measure ourselves and how we feel, fail to understand the concept of life itself. The tears of joy felt by a mother; the symphony of silence held by a survivor; the loudness of a murmur spoken as a prayer. Life is a composition, led by a melody, woven piece by piece, tied by our hopes and colored by our sorrows. Like darkness is the absence of light, pain is measured by the absence of happiness.…

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  • Theme Of Injustice In A Lesson Before Dying

    While Bigger Thomas in Native Son actually kills two women, Jefferson, an innocent black man, has to die just because he was "at the wrong place at the wrong time" (158). They do not even have enough evidences to prove Jefferson's guilt. The only evidence is the fact that Jefferson was found on the spot with some money in his pocket and a bottle of whiskey in his hand. (Why couldn't he claim that the money in his pocket was his own, and that his drinking is nothing to do with the murder? It…

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  • Geography Quiz Answers

    1___Scale is a geographic tool for creating and interpreting maps. Scale also has a broader meaning for geographers, as the relationship between any phenomenon and Earth as a whole. 2___A region is an area characterized by a unique combination of features. 3___A formal region is an area within which everyone has one or more distinctive characteristics in common, whereas A functional region is an area organized around a node or focal point. 4___An example of a functional region is the…

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  • Needs Assessment

    Likert-type or frequency scales use fixed choice response formats and are designed to measure attitudes or opinions (Bowling, 1997). It is an evidence based survey that uses a 5 or 7 point scale that participants can use to express opinions and the intensity of their opinions. Likert scale survey was generated and 60 surveys were placed in the teachers’ mailboxes with a note explaining the purpose of the needs assessment. In order to receive more responses, the survey was anonymous. This allowed…

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  • Medical Surveys: The Likert Scale

    surveys come in many formats, with the Likert scale being the most preferred. The Likert scale is a quantitative tool for issuing questionnaires in a survey. It employs the method of rating a participant’s response on a scale rather than just getting a single, straight up response. Likert items are the individual questions that have the answers on a scale. The Likert scale is the…

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  • Advanced Reservoir Engineering Case Study

    14 10 Reference 12 Question 1 Fig 1.0 Early time region (ETR) is the A region in fig 1.0 above. Middle time region (MTR) and Late time region (LTR) being represented by regions B and C in the fig 1 respectively, at the ETR, the wellbore and near well bore effects dominates, these effects includes the well bore storage, partial penetration, formation damage and phase distribution. At the…

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