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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

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GRAY WATER.
Discussion of California's graywater program. Recycling of used (gray) water for landscapting and agricultural water supply. Usefulness as a water conservation measure. Irrigation of home gardens. California's use of recycled black water for use as a crop irrigant. Health concerns. Recycling water as part of water resources planning.
Introduction
Water conservation is an important concern in many parts of the country and so technology for recycling water is expanding. It is... more
10 pages | 14 sources | 32 citations | APA citation style

Price: $20.00

MERCURY TOXICITY.
Discusses the serious problem of mercury pollution. Dangers to children and the developing fetus. Industrial air pollution as the major source of mercury pollution. Power plants and automobiles as other sources. Growing problem of mercury polluted waters on fish and humans who eat fish. Lack of effective treatment. Control measures.
Summary
Mercury toxicity is a serious problem since mercury does not degrade in the environment and so once it is there as a contaminant, it is... more
5 pages | 3 sources | 8 citations | APA citation style

Price: $32.00

DRILLING FOR OIL IN ALASKA.
Discusses pros & cons of limited oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). History of attempts to protect ANWR and attempts to open up the refuge for oil drilling & gas exploration. Impact on environment. Economic factors (fuel prices, creation of additional jobs). Other forms of energy. Quality of life issue.
Introduction
Although it was first discovered in 1799, Alaska was not officially admitted into the union as a state until 1959. Up until that... more
8 pages | 14 sources | 38 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $20.00

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS AND INJURIES.
Centers on children, the elderly & the physically disabled in the U.S. and Africa. Unintentional and nonfatal injuries, and their causes. Environmental hazards facing U.S. children. Injuries, violence and fall-related deaths of U.S. elderly. Unique set of environmental hazards faced by U.S. handicapped. Famine, disease, unsanitary conditions and civil disturbances as hazards in Africa.
ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS AND INJURIES
This research paper will present environmental hazards and injuries for children, the elderly person, and the... more
5 pages | 11 sources | 15 citations | APA citation style

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NORTHRIDGE EARTHQUAKE.
Analysis of January 1994 Southern California earthquake. Focal depth of 6.7 magnitude quake. Blind thrust type quake. The fault involved (Oak Ridge system, Pico thrust). Types of damage from the quake (liquefacation, lateral spreading, landslides, differential compaction). Greter damage to Santa Monica. Comparison to 1971 Sylmar earthquake. Retrofitting & engineering codes.
1994 NORTHRIDGE EARTHQUAKE
The 1994 Northridge Earthquake occurred at 4:30:55 AM PST on January 17, 1994. It was measured as a magnitude 6.7 on... more
4 pages | 1 sources | APA citation style

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LOMA PRIETA EARTHQUAKE.
Analysis of the October 1989 Northern California earthquake. Creation of the 7.1 magnifude quake by a slip in the San Andreas fault line. Depth of the quake. Occurrence of aftershocks and their magnitude. Areas of devastation; why some areas suffered greater damage than others. Landslides. Probability of a repeat high magnitude earthquake.
1989 LOMA PRIETA EARTHQUAKE
The 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake occurred at 5:04 PM on Tuesday, October 17, 1989. It was measured as a magnitude 7.1... more
4 pages | 2 sources | 1 citations | APA citation style

Price: $64.00

TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS AND POLICIES.
Examines interrelationships between urban policies affecting transportation and various Latino communities in Southern California. Environmental public policy in U.S. Role of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Public interest vs. industrial interests. Transport access problem. Impact on Hispanic population. Political issues. Public & private transportation. Lawsuits. Statistics & demographics. 1 Chart.
This research examines the interrelationship between urban policies affecting transportation and various Chicano/Chicana (also Hispanic, Latino)... more
16 pages | 31 sources | 38 citations | APA citation style

Price: $68.00

PROBLEM OF NONINDIGENOUS AQUATIC SPECIES.
Discusses problems incurring from acquatic species brought to the U.S. from Europe in ballast water of ships. Describes each species. Disruption of these nonindigenous species on the normal food chain, causing reduction in number of indigenous game fish. Negative economic impact on U.S. Fisning Industry. Possible measures that can be taken to prevent further invasion by nonindigenous acquatic species.
Abstract
The zebra mussel, Eurasian watermilfoil and round and tubenose goby are all nonindigenous species thought to have been brought to the... more
17 pages | 12 sources | 26 citations | APA citation style

Price: $12.00

ANOKA SANDPLAIN.
Discusses land use. Geological and environmental aspects of the Minnesota sandy, glacial outwash plain. Land management concerns and strategies to make the sandplain a sustainable environment. Residential and commercial development of the area. Agricultural practices. Need to prevent soil erosion. Xeriscaping.
Geologic and Environmental Aspects of the Anoka Sandplain
Introduction: Land Use and Management
The Anoka Sandplain is a large sandy glacial... more
3 pages | 4 sources | 6 citations | APA citation style

Price: $32.00

CLIMATE CHANGE.
Effects of global warming. Causes. Changes in sea levels, ice cover, forest cover and regional climates. Global temperatures and the atmospheric greenhouse effect. Ozone layer function; discovery of hole in ozone in 1960s. International efforts to address global warming problem. Attitudes of developed nations and developing ones.
I. Introduction
Global temperatures are determined by the atmospheric greenhouse effect. Briefly, the cycle works as follows. Heat emitted... more
8 pages | 6 sources | 2 citations | APA citation style

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