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21 Mar 2016

The geology of Texas and how it has shaped the community of Texas

Essay - 3 pages - Geography

Generally, geology deals with the study of the earth and its processes with respect to its effect on the general life of humans or societies. For instance, it studies the history and material of mountains, glaciers and rocks and also analyzes processes like earthquakes, floods, and landslides. In...

16 Sep 2015

Relationship between conflict and migration

Essay - 10 pages - Geography

This essay discusses the relationship between conflict and migration. It focuses on IDPs (internally displaced persons) and refugees, mostly leaving out the motives of economic or social migration. The first chapter states factors that cause displacement, followed by a discussion about the extent...

15 Sep 2015

Tactics of combating human trafficking as a global issue ? Case Study

Essay - 4 pages - Geography

Cristina, a 24-year-old woman came to the US with a man she thought to be her boyfriend. However, upon their arrival in New York, she was forced to have intercourse with dozens of men daily and was beaten regularly, all this occurred in a suburban home (Kloer). Concy, a ten year old at the time,...

08 Sep 2015

The Keeseville stone Arch bridge

Essay - 5 pages - Geography

The Keeseville district's three historic bridges are among the most significant highlights for the region. The bridge is among the United States most old stone arch bridges that have serve up to today. The bride is located above the Ausable River within the Adirondack area New York state....

08 Sep 2015

Uruguay Geography

Essay - 30 pages - Geography

Uruguay is a country in South America, which is economically, politically, as well as socially stable country not forgetting its mild climate that is free of hurricanes and earthquakes. It is among south Americas, smallest countries covering 170,000 km total area. It is the smallest nation,...

24 Jul 2015

Comparison between continents: America and Africa

Essay - 1 pages - Geography

Diversity is the product of nature. Humans come in an array of shapes, sizes, and colors. Nevertheless, geographical location combines a wide assortment of humans of different shapes, sizes, and colors. Despite the combination of differences, there remains a divide. Something still distinguishes...

21 Jul 2015

Is Quebec the only distinct society in Canada at the sub national Level?

Essay - 4 pages - Geography

The idea behind the consideration of Quebec as a distinct state was brought up back in 1995 on the 27th of November when the then Prime Minister Jean Chretien expressed his desire to introduce to the House of Commons a motion which if adopted would mean that Quebec was to stand as a distinct...

03 Nov 2014

How and to what extent the new economic geography explains industry specialization patterns in Europe?

Case study - 8 pages - Geography

The discipline of economic geography is concerned with the impact of the geophysical, social, and political environments on political activities (Hodder & Lee, 1974). It addresses the influence of location, distribution, and spatial organization of economic activities on productivity....

07 Jul 2011

Report: Purification of Contaminated Soil

Essay - 6 pages - Geography

The contaminated soil was cleaned, and the two contaminants were isolated from the soil. Blue vitriol and ethanol were separated based on their physical and chemical properties. In order to separate these components, procedures including centrifugation, filtration, and evaporation of solute were...

28 Jun 2011

Earthquakes and how to build to counter their effects

Thesis - 5 pages - Geography

Earthquakes can cause a great amount of damage to cities and towns which find themselves in the path of an earthquake. Despite this, towns and cities are still built near fault lines where earthquakes are a common occurrence. To combat the earthquakes which attempt to turn these...

27 Jan 2011

Geopolitical stakes of the polar regions

Essay - 16 pages - Geography

The Polar Regions are among the major terrestrial deserts. These areas are virtually uninhabited and the climate is very harsh. It is very cold and precipitation is also low. These regions receive only 41% of heat from the Equator, the photoperiod is original: a month of dawn, day time for five...

27 Jan 2011

The Atlantic facade of North America

Essay - 6 pages - Geography

Defining keywords: A coastline is a coastal area, which provides an interface (space contacts, exchanges) between a continental hinterland and a foreland ocean connected by dense and varied communications. This is an area of production and trade activities which led to a phenomenon of coastal...

27 Jan 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa, of the middle of the years 1950 at the end of the Eighties

Case study - 8 pages - Geography

The process of colonization was marked by dominance and imperialism and dates back to the 16th century. From that time, the Portuguese and Spanish shared the known world and established colonies (territory under a foreign state, the mainland). A new doctrine called colonialism was born and called...

29 Sep 2010

The Geography of the World System and its limits

Essay - 6 pages - Geography

The world has become a challenge for geography: The World is a space, a territory under the control of a conglomerate. The World is a proper name designating an appropriate location; it can be taken as a geon i.e., a particular space, a region. The general geography has a thematic approach...

29 Sep 2010

Urban Segregation in Sao Paulo

Thesis - 7 pages - Geography

Since the 1950s, the majority of Latino-American cities have experienced a demographical growth and a major extension of their urban area. Some writers had even talked about the “monstrous cities”. In about half a century, from 1950s to 1990s, the demography of the cities boomed from 13...

29 Sep 2010

World heritage sites: the walled city of Carcassonne & the Mont Saint Michel and its bay examples

Case study - 9 pages - Geography

This essay aims at understanding what the issues in the management of the World Heritage Sites are, through the examples of the walled city of Carcassonne and Mont Saint Michel and its bay. The historical developments, the demands of a heritage site, and obviously the key operational issues in...

29 Sep 2010

Indigenous People in Peru - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 4 pages - Geography

Andean lives, is a pair of autobiographical narratives edited by two young anthropologists in which Gregorio and Asunta, a Peruvian Indian couple, tell their life stories. The story takes place in the highlands of Peru, where millions of indigenous inhabitants who represent the cultural majority,...

29 Sep 2010

Mexican Immigration in the U.S.

Essay - 3 pages - Geography

Until the mid 1920s, US immigration was largely unrestricted, but soon after the Congress passed a legislation it limited the entry from all regions except north-western Europe. It began in 1965 and has been continuing thereafter, and has passed a series of liberal laws, including the Immigration...

13 Nov 2009

Business advantages and opportunities at North Bay

Thesis - 6 pages - Geography

North Bay is an exciting and vibrant region, as they are on the cutting edge of information and technology, and are well-positioned to thrive in the new global economy. It is a place that is recognized for the fact that it is one of Ontario's most community-spirited cities. The...

01 Oct 2009

The ozone layer and man's responsibility

Thesis - 8 pages - Geography

Man lives on a fragile planet which he calls “Earth”. Life on this planet is basically dependent on the atmosphere. To man, the atmosphere is known as a surrounding influence on the air which surrounds the earth. This atmosphere provides a mixture of gasses, including water vapor, that...

24 Sep 2009

Multiple effects of Hurricane Katrina

Thesis - 3 pages - Geography

Natural disasters are random and uncontrollable events that create havoc for human beings. A natural disaster might be caused by an earthquake, a flood, or, in the example in this paper, by a hurricane. When a disaster takes place, danger and damage occurs both during and often...

29 Jul 2009

Vienna Austria, a 'Global City'

Thesis - 4 pages - Geography

Vienna is the capital city of the Republic of Austria in the heart of Central Europe. Vienna is also the name of one of the nine state provinces, the rest of which are divided throughout Austria. The official language of the country is German and it is spoken in all of the nine states. Vienna, or...

29 Jul 2009

Erosion; A key component to life on the Cape

Thesis - 4 pages - Geography

When given the choice of doing a research paper on something dealing with nature, I knew there would be no better choice than the topic of erosion on Cape Cod. As a nineteen-year resident of Cape Cod, I have constantly heard people talk about the issue of erosion. Although erosion was not a major...

13 Jul 2009

Geography and the meaning of climate change

Thesis - 3 pages - Geography

Within the field of geography, the issue of climate change is one that has aroused a significant amount of public debate, especially over the past few decades. There have been about as many theories on climate change as there are scientists out there, and this has made the debate largely an...

30 Apr 2009

Analysis of the role of easy transit to Pearson international airport in the economy of Toronto and its accessibility to commuter and international travelers

Thesis - 6 pages - Geography

Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver are the three largest cities in Canada. As such, they play a pivotal role in the economy, growth, and development of Canada as both a nation unto itself and as an international destination for commerce, tourism, and immigration. Sad it is, then,...

24 Apr 2009

Kuwait: The hidden moneymaker of the middle East

Thesis - 8 pages - Geography

Kuwait is a small sovereign emirate strategically located on the northwestern coast of the Persian Gulf, tucked between Saudi Arabia and Iraq. The name comes from an Arabic word translating to “fortress built near water,” which it very much looks like on a map. It has a rich history...

24 Mar 2009

Residential segregation in the Industrial City, 1870-1930

Thesis - 4 pages - Geography

The mid-nineteenth century was a changing time, and the forces of the industrial revolution were continually changing the social landscape. The industrial revolution brought with it changes in production, manufacturing, farming and transportation, and this had a significant impact on the...

15 Jan 2009

Thailand

Essay - 8 pages - Geography

Every country in the world has its own distinct culture, its own way of life, whether it's the government, the economy, the religion(s), the history, or what you have; every nation has qualities that separate it from all the others. Since there are so many different factors that make up these...

12 Jan 2009

Community food security in North Minneapolis: Barriers and solutions

Essay - 11 pages - Geography

Despite an overwhelming amount of facts, studies, and annual reports proving the contrary, many people today continue to deny the existence of hunger in the United States. Middle-aged Americans will recall hearing their parents demanding them to “finish your dinner because there are people...

08 Dec 2008

Ankara: The capital of Turkey

Essay - 8 pages - Geography

Some cities seem to go on forever, able to reappear in very different guises and characteristics from one era to another. Ankara is one such changeling. With its roots more than 4,000 years ago in the Bronze Age, it was a trading city to the Greeks, a regional capital for the Romans, a summer...

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