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    One can assume he is in the middle of nowhere at sea. The wrecked ship is surrounded by sharks. The Gulf Stream starts in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean and travels up towards New York making a tad warmer temperature. It can infer that he’s in the middle of a storm because of the drastic tilt of the ship and because in the top right corner of the painting one sees a tornado like form in the water. Because of this tornado like form in the water and the tilt of the ship, it must be windy and cloudy so is should be about spring because tornado season in the southern hemisphere is March - June. Before 1899, this Gulf stream was used in The Middle Passage, a route between Africa, South America, some parts of the Caribbean, and North America to trade slaves and also trade raw and manufactured good. In addition, Homer creates the illusion of near and far throughout his painting by using different colors for different parts of the painting. He uses lighter color to He uses dark colors like navy help demonstrates to the viewers that this man couldn’t see clearly what was in the water. It also gives a mood…

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    Fish Kill Research Paper

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    Fish Kill is the process in which dead or dying fish seen in a body of water. The article released by Florida LAKEWATCH says, “There are many factors that contribute to fish kill.” Some factors are a result of human interference and the environment itself causes is another cause of fish kill. This paper will address the different factors leading to fish kill as well as other information about fish kill. Fish kill can be a natural process as well as a human error, either way the result puts an…

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    Nequasset Case Study

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    Problem What is the aquatic health of the Nequasset lake tributaries as analyzed through chemical and biological parameters as well as physical habitat assessment? What factors, both natural and human-influenced, contribute (positively or negatively) to the health of the Nequasset lake tributaries? Background Information Weather or not we realize it, as people that (presumably) live in the Bath area, the streams that flow into Nequasset are very important to our survival. They are numerous, and…

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    Erosion In Vienna

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    Our task was to figure out a way to stop, or decrease, a certain situation that is affecting the water quality of a particular body of water in our neighborhood. The body of water that we will be focusing on today, will be the Foxstone Creek in Vienna Virginia. Although there are many different problems that have occurred in this creek, the problem that we noticed that is the most impactful, is the amount of erosion on the creek. Erosion is the process by which the surface of earth is being…

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    Trinity River Culture

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    Throughout all of history water and culture have been incredibly interlinked. Since the beginning of settled life, humans have almost always recognized that settling by a body of clean usable water is necessary. Over time this need began to give birth to a deep respect for rivers, lakes and streams. Because water is such a critical element of life it was worshipped and appreciated for thousands of years by almost all cultures of the past. It has been a source of power and inspiration for…

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    The Meramec River is located in the upper Ozark Highlands in central-eastern Missouri and spans 218 linear miles before discharging into the Mississippi River in St. Louis (Blanc 1999, Thom et al, Figure 1). This watershed is dominated by Oak-Hickory forests and karst topography; and the Meramec River follows a riffle-run pattern of stream flow (Blanc 1999, Thom et al). Before people dominated the landscape, the driving forces of nature shaped the topography and the subsequent ecosystems that…

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    This laboratory experiment was conducted in Greenfield Station Genesee Creek River to determine the environment’s effect on the amount of diverse biological communities in a lotic river. Shredders are macroinvertebrates that feed on coarse particle organic material (CPOM). Macroinvertebrates usually stay in the same habitat and do not migrate, which may be due to them being trapped or frequently receiving a good source of food. They are also an essential part of the freshwater ecosystem by…

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    southeast it seems apparent that most of the drainage channels would run between the depressions. An example of this would be the watershed that leads into Ives Cove. It passes underneath a trail, through a wetland area, and into a pond near the coast. The drainage channel is fed from two drumlins on both sides and a gully located above the wetland. Current developments near the shoreline seem to influence the stream direction, perhaps damaging the pond below.…

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    Introduction: Urban areas contribute pollutants that wash off of areas that are not native to the area (Sanders, et. Al. 2001). These pollutants caused by urban areas contribute the deterioration of water quality in stream and runs which make up a significant part of the bodies of water in the state of Ohio. Water quality is crucial for the fish and macroinvertebrates species that can sustain a community in that specific body of water, any change in this quality can change the entire diversity…

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    water steam; the Blur Building in Switzerland by Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio. With the concept of ‘cloud’ the structure used 30,000 high-pressure stainless steel mist nozzles to shoot a fine mist which is immediately absorbed by the air resulting in fog or ‘blur effect’ Water filtration; The project can also show how the basic filtration works, in which impure water goes through rocks or pebbles then coarse sand, charcoal, fine sand and finally a cloth Water density; also…

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