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18 Oct 2010

The tourism marketing of Dubai: Why it's a success

Thesis - 25 pages - Geology

Dubai has emerged as one of the most attractive tourism destinations in the world with the help of an excellent marketing strategy, which gives the city a unique identity in relation with its origins. Dubai has chosen to invest in tourism as the ruling power had the foresight to realize that oil...

20 Sep 2010

A geological study of Saudi Arabia - particularly the Red Sea Margin

Dissertation - 3 pages - Geology

The write up tries to study the structural and topological evolution with a focus on tectonic developments to understand the geological characteristics of Saudi Arabia. Various theories, postulates and hypothesis have been used to find out how the modern day country with diverse geological...

18 Aug 2010

Geological scandals in Africa

Thesis - 4 pages - Geology

The African countries are wonderful tourist spots with famous heritage sites. However, they are also home to many scandalous events and incidents that make people shy away from visiting the spots. The term geological scandal was coined by Belgian geologist Jules Cornet in 1892 during an...

30 Jul 2009

Basic skills of the petroleum geologist

Case study - 24 pages - Geology

A cross section is a profile showing geological features in a vertical plane through the earth. Some geologists prefer the term "section" for this type of diagram, reserving "cross section" to denote a section made perpendicular to structural strike. In practice, relatively few of these diagrams...

28 May 2009

A study on the influence of the sun on climate and weather patterns in the earth

Thesis - 9 pages - Geology

The Sun is a burning ball of mostly gaseous hydrogen with a surface temperature of 6000 degrees centigrade, large enough to hold a million Earths. The importance of the sun rests on the fact that it warms the surface of an otherwise cold and lifeless earth and makes possible the existence...

17 May 2009

A study on tornadoes and their impact

Thesis - 7 pages - Geology

The word tornado derives from the Spanish word “tornado”, meaning "thunderstorm", which in turn was derived from the Latin word “tonare”, meaning, "To thunder". People also refer to tornadoes as twister, and the colloquial term cyclone.A tornado is an atmospheric phenomenon...

28 Apr 2009

Genetically modified trees: A natural concern

Thesis - 4 pages - Geology

Smell the scent of flowering honeysuckle, hear the chirping of birds, and the wind in the boughs coupled with the crunch of foliage beneath the feet. The air is pristine, the sky is clear blue, and the sounds of nature are all around. A forest is timeless almost, before mankind ever...

19 Jan 2009

The floods and the Cevenol phenomenon

Presentation - 22 pages - Geology

Floods = natural disaster. Floods = hazard for human and several animals. The Mediterranean supplies water. The Cevennes block everything. Climatic situation between 8h and 15h. Formation of cloudy cells, break up in point of V, V cells aspirate everything. Most of impacts are centered in south...

26 Jun 2008

Contamination of Groundwater in the Mahoning County by E. Coli Bacteria ( Pictures included )

Case study - 6 pages - Geology

The majority of the Earth's water, specifically 99% of it, makes up oceans, ice caps and glaciers, so only 1% is left for humans to use (What is Surface, 2001). Although we have a limited water supply, this does not stop us from wasting water or contaminating it. It's important to...

11 Jun 2008

Soil degradation and water pollution in Africa and what other countries have done to tackle this problem

Essay - 4 pages - Geology

In recent months, Africa has been widely mentioned in the popular press. While the focus of this media attention has been the AIDS epidemic that is occurring in the region, it is important for Westerners to understand that there are a host of other pervasive problems occurring in the region. In...

28 Apr 2008

An overview of CO2 Sequestration

Presentation - 33 pages - Geology

Climate change is now widely recognised as a long term threat. It is thought that the climate is being changed by the increasing emissions of greenhouse gases, especially CO2, arising from human activities. Useful reductions in CO2 emissions can be achieved by fuel switching and improving energy...

20 Apr 2008

Temperature and Ocean Rising

Thesis - 4 pages - Geology

One of the most controversial topics over the last few years has been the argument of what is going to happen to our planet in the future because of this theory called global warming. Global warming has been the main topic from geologists all the way up to Presidents of countries all around the...

14 Apr 2008

Geographic Information Systems: Modeling and Analytical Shortcomings with a Landscape Archaeological Case Study

Case study - 24 pages - Geology

Archaeology has traditionally been defined relative to anthropology as “anthropology of the past” but an alternative viewpoint defines archaeology as “geography of the past.” As with other geographically-based fields, archaeological research emphasizes spatial information,...

14 Apr 2008

Troia 2002 A Case Study in the Applications of Magnetometry

Tutorials/exercises - 11 pages - Geology

Between July 26 and August 3, 2002, research was conducted by Prof. William Aylward of the UW-Madison Classics Department, Dr. Jim Compton Tucker of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Research Center, and Jamon Van Den Hoek in partnership with the Troia Project by using a magnetometer linked with a...