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Essays on Wind

Effects of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans
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The total cost of hurricane Katrina was a huge $89 billion dollars. Most of the Louisiana coastline was devastated. Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans the worst because it is on low lying ground and the levees built to protect it failed. 80% of New Orleans was evacuated before the hurricane. Thousands had to sleep in the superdome a stadium in New Orleans. There were mass breakouts of flooding throughout New Orleans. In New Orleans the hurricane forced survivors to stand…...
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Hurricane Katrina: Facts, Damage & Aftermath
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Hurricane Katrina was a very destructive and deadly category 5 storm that hit Florida, New Orleans and other states. The Hurricane happened in 2005 and is one of the costliest natural tragedies to have ever occurred in the United States. More than one thousand people died, while many others were wounded and displaced. New Orleans was the most affected region since the Hurricane was exceptionally strong. The paper will discuss the effect of Hurricane Katrina on Florida residents that stayed…...
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Hurricane: Atmospheric Hazard
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Atmospheric hazards are produced in or by the earth’s atmosphere. An example of an atmospheric hazard is a hurricane, which are colossal atmospheric hazards in which winds move in a counterclockwise direction at high velocities. Hurricanes develop in warm ocean waters and move inland, wreaking destruction on the built and natural environment. These storms can range from a Category 1, with 74 to 95 mph wind speed, to a massive Category 5, with wind speeds reaching 157 mph or higher.…...
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Tropical Cyclone – Hurricane
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Hurricanes have different names, but their proper scientific name is a tropical cyclone. Depending on where you live hurricanes go by different names. For example, in the Caribbean, and North America they call them hurricanes, as opposed to in Southeast Asia they go by typhoons. Hurricanes require warm water to form which is why they usually form over tropical oceans causing a storm to form. One single storm can reach up to hundreds of thousands of square miles and have…...
HurricaneStormWind
How Hurricanes are Being Formed
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The purpose of this paper is to provide evidence on how hurricanes are being formed and what happens as they increase in power and move along their paths. This event includes the scientific background of how they start and what variables interact and affect this process. As well as how location affects how hurricanes form. This paper also goes into the scientific reasoning behind hurricane spreading and categorizing hurricanes by certain traits they received from when they were being formed,…...
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Earth Science: Hurricanes and Weather
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Every living creature that lives on earth must deal with the endlessly changing forces called weather. There very few people that have any understanding of it. All living creatures have carefully watched this shifting display of climate and weather since well before the beginning of history, for the weather, then as now influenced every human activity. According to the national Weather service web site “Weather can be defined as the condition of the air at any particular place and time-…...
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Old Faithful
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Another aspect of PV power is "intermittency," which means that if the sun isn't shining, the system can't make electricity. Because PV systems only produce electricity when the sun is shining, these remote systems need batteries to store the electricity. Solar thermal electric power solar thermal systems can also change sunlight into electricity, but not in the same way as PV cells. In most cases, solar thermal systems concentrate (focus) sunlight to produce heat. This heat boils water to make…...
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The Physics of Sailing
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Sailing is a skill and an art which requires much time, practice and understanding to master. One may not understand the physics behind driving a car, however one can understand the basic principals behind using a car: press on the accelerator and the car will go faster; press on the breaks and the car will stop; turn the steering wheel left and the car will turn left. The same mentality applies in sailing, although in order to understand the physics…...
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Survey on Wind Energy
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Introduction Wind energy first came to the fore in 1991 with the creation the UK's first wind farm. Wind farms were created in the purpose of harnessing the potential energy that could be created using the wind. Renewable energy is ever increasing whether it be wind, wave or solar power. The great advantage of these renewable energies is their cleanliness for the environment. Ironically however, the issue of wind farms has had strong media attention due to a lack of…...
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Sand dunes coursework Introduction – Hayling Island
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Assess the impact of human activity on the sand dunes and the management that could be taken to prevent further erosion. Hypothesis I think that the more human activity within the area the more erosion of the sand dunes, so more management will be needed to protect the area. 1. What threats face the sand dunes at Gunner Point, Hayling Island? * Human * Recreational * Physical * Sea 2. What impact has recreation (visitors) had on the sand dunes?…...
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Predicting and Preventing Storms
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Imagine being outside on a dark cloudy afternoon in Murphysboro, Illinois and the winds are roaring by you. Then you turn around and you see this monstrous funnel racing toward you. This is what happened to a group of people when the F5 tri-state tornadoes hit them on March 18, 1925. It drove through Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana killing a staggering number of 695 people and injuring 2,027. It was one of the most devastating storms to the United States…...
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Monsoon Season Issues
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Onset dates and prevailing wind currents of the southwest summer and northeast winter monsoons. Regional variation in rainfall across India. The monsoon season delivers four-fifths of the country's precipitation. The southwest summer monsoon, a four-month period when massive convective thunderstorms dominate India's weather, is Earth's most productive wet season. [31] A product of southeast trade winds originating from a high-pressure mass centered over the southern Indian Ocean, the monsoonal torrents supply over 80% of India's annual rainfall. 32] Attracted by…...
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Hurricanes occur in MEDC’s (More Economically Developed Countries) and in LEDC’s (Less Economically Developed Countries)
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Outline the causes of any 2 different types of hazards Hazards are possible sources of danger. Types of hazards are those such as hurricanes, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. A cause is what makes something happen and is a reason for it happening. The two types of hazards I will be outlining the causes for are hurricanes and earthquakes. A hurricane and tropical storms are cyclones. When the winds reach a constant speed of 74 miles per hour or more, it…...
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A brief story about traveling in China
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Coming back from Provinces to the City of Beijing again is kind of shock... no it is not a shock but it feels like you are leaving another life behind and start living your routine again. Start drowning into the jungle of the big city, drowning into the jungle of streets, houses, cars, bicycles, dust and noise far away from the oases we have found on our travel. Feels like you are lost again in between all of them and…...
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Our Travel Experience
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We have been traveling west for about a week now. We have been doing good so far. There are three other families with us. Each family is riding in their oxen drawn carriage. We have been covering anywhere from 20-25 miles a day I imagine. The weather has been good so far but we are reaching the end of the warm season. We have had very few wagon breakdowns and the oxen all seem in good healthy condition. We have…...
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My Warm and Cozy Kitchen
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Outside the kitchen window, flurries of snow were roiling in the cold air under the command of the cruel, capricious wind. Gusts of wind drove the descending snowflakes diagonally, sending an occasional burst of white upwards. In a disharmonious manner, some plunged straight down while others drifted about in suspension, only to continue falling after a few moments. The wind acted as the conductor of a flourishing orchestra, blowing at wild irregularities and forming snowflakes into floating, roaring notes. Other…...
WarWind
Sun based photovoltaic energy photovoltaic PV materials utilize
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Sun based photovoltaic energy photovoltaic (PV) materials utilize the sun's energy to process power Also Hence bring about none of the greenhouse or corrosive gas outflows connected with power produced by the burning of fossil fills. The measure about sun oriented energy arriving at the world every year may be large portions times more amazing over around the world energy demand, despite it varies with location, the long haul for day, and the season. Daylight will be additionally a generally…...
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Experience of living in cold climate
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"It is too difficult to get used to live in snowy, and cold place". I have come from a place where it's hard to hide from the sun heat. Too difficult to find a shadow to run from the sunshine. Also, the sweat all over my body which feels like drowning in boiling water. My feet turning into red, and burned from walking. In one day, I found myself in a different world. An isolated small city in the middle…...
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Wind power is used to produce electricity a type of renewable energy
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Wind power is used to produce electricity, a type of renewable energy source that can be relied upon mainly to produce future renewable energy for the world. The world seeks to produce electricity from renewable sources for two main reasons. The first reason is to preserve the environment. It will not remove and plans to use wind power from the most important future plans in the production of electric power and by the coming years will change the paths of…...
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Air Quality in Tung Chung
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In summer, wind blow from south to east, there is low pressure on land and high pressure on sea, onshore wind from Central China and in winter, wind blow from north to west, serious air pollution in Tung Chung due to monsoon wind. As there is high pressure on land and low pressure on sea, offshore wind from Central China to Pacific Ocean blows air pollutants emitted by industries, power stations and vehicles from South China to Tung Chung. Secondly,…...
QualitiesWind
A poem about a house on a windy day
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When you start to read wind you get the impression that it is going to be a poem about a house on a windy day. However this is not the case. The author is trying to illustrate how fierce Mother Nature's army can be. He is making it seem as though the wind is fighting the house and it's human inhabitants. The wind is trying to scare the people, by isolating it, from the rest of civilisation, for the night.…...
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Conflicts in “Ashes for the Wind”
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In the short story “Ashes For the Wind” by Hernando Tellez, the author uses conflicts to develop the theme that sometimes we have to sacrifice our life to fight corruption. Juan, the protagonist, is a tenant who lives a peaceful life in the village with his wife Carmen and a new born baby. He involves in an external conflict when the corrupt government orders his family to move out of their own place. At the beginning of the story, Arevalo…...
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The Dangers of Land Degradation
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Soil is one of the most important natural resources of man. Soils are essential for man for growing crops, fodder and limber. Once the fertile portion of the earth's surface is lost, it is very difficult to replace it. In India, the destruction of the top-soil has already reached an alarming proportion. Land degradation problems have resulted in increasing depletion of the productivity of the basic land stock through nutrient deficiencies. In addition to the direct loss of crop producing…...
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Typhoons (Philippines)
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A typhoon is a region-specific term given to a type of tropical cyclone, usually occurring within the northwestern region of the Pacific Ocean, west of the International Date Line. These same systems in other regions are referred to as either hurricanes, or more generally, tropical cyclones. The center of a cyclone is referred to as the eye. The eye is a circular area of calm, fair weather. On average, a tropical cyclone eye is about 30 miles across. Surrounding the…...
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Inherit the Wind: Henry Drummond
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The authors, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s, main purpose through Inherit the Wind is proving that humans hold the right to think. Henry Drummond is vital in this discovery because of his firm belief that one should hold this right. Drummond’s hero archetype is the cause for his strong feelings, and he succeeds when convincing the audience of his beliefs by revealing the contradictions underlying his witnesses’ inherited religious beliefs. Henry Drummond arrives in Hillsboro as an atheist, and…...
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Imagery in Ode to the West Wind by P.B.Shelley
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Ode to the West Wind is a poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley that shows the correspondence between the inner and the outer world of the poet. It is among his famous poems. The major theme of the poem is the poet’s intention to become a force that may bring the change and rejuvenation in man’s life. This theme is metaphorically shown by the rejuvenation of nature through the west wind as an agent. It is described through his excellent use…...
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Denudation Processes
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While volcanic activities are a mountain’s building process, denudation processes are trying to level them down. Denudation includes processes which removes rock debris and carrying them to a new location. These processes happen through gravity, wind, ice and water. In the Tongariro Volcanic Centre, winds are an effective denudation agent because the mountain top gales are frequent and severe. Winds can transport and deposit debris. They carry with them fine silts and sand particles and depositing them downwind. Material that…...
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Wind energy essay
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Long time ago, ancient mariners used sails to capture the wind and explore the world. Farmers once used windmills to grind their grains and pump water. Today, more and more people are using wind turbines to wring electricity from the breeze. Over the past decade, wind turbine use has increased at more than 25 percent a year. Still, it only provides a small fraction of the world's energy. Therefore, wind power or wind energy is the energy extracted from wind…...
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An essay on tropical cyclones
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A tropical cyclone is a particular type of lowpressure system. It is called a hurricane in theUnited States and a typhoon in Asia. Tropicalcyclones are areas of warm, moist air risingrapidly. The upward ¯ow of air is de¯ected by theCoriolis effect (winds de¯ected by the Earth'srotation), creating a rotation around a centralcore, known as the `eye'. Tropical cyclones areoften accompanied by very strong winds (gusts ofover 300 kilometres per hour have been recorded),torrential rain (1800 millimetres in 24 hours havebeen…...
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Overview of Bob Dylan’s Blowin’ in the Wind
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The message of "Blowin' in the Wind", the lyrics, and the monotonous inflection of Bob Dylan's voice all create a somber feeling in me that makes me think. He is discussing war and the aspects of it people ignore because it is too disturbing and they do not want to deal with it. There is no honest answer to the questions he is asking because no one can be the ultimate judge, therefore, the answers are "blowin' in the wind."…...
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“The wind in the willows” by Kenneth Grahame
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The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame, allegorically relates to the concept of a journey. Not only does this extract describe the arranging of a physical journey but also it illustrates different people's connotations of and responses to the idea of a journey. This excerpt shows that The Wind in the Willows can be interpreted and enjoyed by children and also examined on a deeper level by adults. The author, Kenneth Grahame, has successfully conveyed the two possible levels…...
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The Santa Ana Winds
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Joan Didion feels that the Santa Anna Wind have a negative effect on people and makes people act very different. Throughout the passage Didion’s tone is negative and uneasy; and the same goes for her diction. She creates images that are negative, so the reader can understand her true thoughts and feelings toward the Santa Ana winds. She also gives details of the human behavior while the Santa Ana takes place. Didion opens up the passage by describing the Los…...
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Ode to the west wind – questions and answers
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What is the tone of Stanza I? Explain. Stanza I has a tone of calm and sensuality created in it. The poet is only depicting the real image he sees in front of him, explain the monotony of an Autumn Day "conversing" with the Wind. There are no feelings involved in the depiction of the nature. How is the wind both destructive and preserver? Shelley characterizes it as a destructive and fearsome force, yet it is also a harbinger of…...
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About The Poem “Ode to The West Wind” by Percy Bysshe Shelley
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I chose the poem Ode to The West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley because I was attracted to the many images Shelley painted in the poem. Nature is a very interesting and powerful force and the way Shelley portrays it in this poem really caught my attention. Shelley also emphasizes the importance of words and their potential impact on a society if shared. This is a concept I found quite intriguing. In my research, I found that when Shelley wrote…...
Percy Bysshe ShelleyPoemsWind
The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind Book Review
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The story “The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind”, can be seen as an allegory about the Cold War. The opposing towns, the walls, and the Mandarins in the story all serve as symbols to the war. The towns represent the two opposing states in the Cold War-the United States and Soviet Union. The two rival towns in the story symbolize the United States and the Soviet Union because they continuously upgrade their walls’ structures to stay on top of their…...
Book ReviewWind
“Ashes for the Wind” by Hernando Tellez
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In the short story “Ashes for the Wind”, Hernando Tellez uses Juan Martinez to show that sometimes you have to make sacrifices in order to fight corruption and injustice. Through Juan, his wife Carmen and their baby, the author tries to show that people should not be pushed around and intimidated, which is why I think that Juan is a hero. To me being a hero can mean many things, wether it is to inspire, help or even take a…...
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How Hurricanes are Being Formed
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