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  • Cause And Effects Of Tsunamis

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    Tsunamis are some of the most powerful and deadliest piece of nature. Within history, you may recall the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the 2011 Japan Tsunami. The Indian Ocean tsunami happened after a massive earthquake hit somewhere south of the Indian Ocean. The energy from the earthquake itself released more than every single explosive that was detonated in world war 2 including the nuclear bombs. The earthquake caused Tsunamis all the way up to 30 meters high. The wave smashed into Indonesia

  • Cause And Effect Of Tsunami

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    Tsunami is huge masses of water that are caused by a variety of processes. The water very often surges violently on to the land after traveling enormous distances across the oceans. They are some of the most powerful and deadliest forces of nature. Within recent history, you may recall the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and the 2011 Japan Tsunami. To understand tsunami well we must consider two main issues: their causes and their effects. The Indian Ocean tsunami happened after a massive earthquake hit

  • `` Our Love Survived The Tsunami ' : Joy And Brendan Fehily

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    In the short personal narrative, "Our love survived the tsunami ': Joy and Brendan Fehily were honeymooning in Thailand when one of the world 's worst natural disasters occurred. Here, they share how it altered their relationship" written by Julie Weingarden Dubin. Julie wrote this personal narrative from an Interview that Brendan and Joy Fehily had done. In the interview, the couple talked about their experience during one a terrifying tsunami that happened. The tsunami occurred in Thailand on December

  • The Negative Effects Of Natural Disasters

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    Natural disasters are a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth, and man-made disasters are influenced by humans and they are often as a result of negligence and human error among the factors. There is long-term physical and psychological reaction of people from both disasters. Tsunamis, Hurricanes, and Landslides are some examples of natural disasters. On the other hand, Gas leaks, fire accidents, and oil spills are some examples for man-made disaster. They both have a

  • Gentrification and White Preference in the Rhode Island Housing Market

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    the national, and even international symbol for black culture with a vibrancy that is not seen in the suburbs. Finally, in San Francisco, in the bay area, there has been a massive influx of affluent companies that have completely devastated the middle class due to a high rise in wealthy, educated, employees. These employees have taken residence up in the bay area, causing the entirety of the already previously gentrified neighborhood to skyrocket to unobtainable prices, even for the

  • The Abandoned Colony by Karen Ordahl Kupperman

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    Professor David Quinn’s theory to explain what happened. The bulk of the colony moved to the Chesapeake Bay and lived in peace while the rest stayed behind to guard the heavier equipment. However, the Spanish threat and Indian hostility forced them to leave. They were the ones who left the notes. Rumors continued to spin when Indians told stories to the people of Jamestown in the Chesapeake Bay about whites living with the Indians. Unfortunately, White, Ralegh, and everyone else searching for the

  • The Maryland Oyster Industry And Its Decline Throughout History

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    fifth of the men in the entire fishing industry were Chesapeake Bay oystermen. There were twenty-six thousand fishermen and processors employed in the Chesapeake oyster industry. The bay then had around forty-two thousand boats, just for oystering. On average, they were harvesting fifteen million pounds of oysters a year. In 1885, twenty nine million bushels were harvested. An increased demand led to increases in harvests. The bay quickly began to deplete. From 1865 to 1959 there was a series of

  • Estuaries : San Francisco Bay

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    per thousand), and in this region freshwater organisms can live. Near the mouth of the bay, the salinity level can be as high as 36 ppt, which is as salty as the ocean. Since this estuary is located in a temperate zone, the average daily temperature of the water changes with the seasons. More than 350 species of fish live in the Chesapeake bay, this bay provides rich fishing opportunities for fisherman. This Bay supports more than 3,600 species of plant and animal life altogether. Now picture, how

  • The Chesapeake Bay Watershed

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    lasting consequences. The opportunity to act is right where anyone stands and the closest one to this area is known as the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Therefore, the amount of nutrients going into the Chesapeake Bay should be reduced since the use of fertilizers has increased dramatically over time causing water pollution and the death of many species. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed is the largest one in the Atlantic Seaboard of North America; it covers 64,000 square miles of the United States, starting

  • Ka Moa`E: The Tradewinds

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    and if she needs him he will be there for her no matter what. The ninth and tenth verses say that their love is united by sweetness and she’s his sweetheart of the seas of Kona with the dew of Ma‘ihi, so she must live in Kona by Ma‘ihi Bay. The final verse says for his love, the sweetheart on the quiet seas of Kona, to tell their story. This song is a simple love song about how much a man misses the woman that he loves and how happy he will be when they will be able to be