|Beach Erosion : 4 pages on Beach Erosion; its
progression, costs etc;. Goes into detail about reasons for the
erosive process. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Beachero.wps
Beach & Coastal Erosion : 5 pages discussing beach
at Sandy Hook (New Jersey). Discusses and analyzes possible
methodologies for slowing such erosion. *Also an excellent
resource for those studying meteorology and other related
courses. No Bibliography. Coastero.wps
Miami Beach / Land & Coastal Survey : 5 pages
in length. A
thorough analysis of the Miami Beach area in which the writer
attempts to evaluate dangers of coastal erosion and human
influence in order to determine feasibility as a resort.
Vegetation, humidity, definition of the barrier coast, and
offshore fishing are among the many items discussed.
Recommendations are made for municipal government funding
of new sea walls to better protect the area from further erosion.
The writer concludes, however, that very little danger ultimately
exists. No Bibliography. Miamires.wps
Effects of Adverse Weather on Beaches : A 7 page
discussion of beach formation, beach profiles, and properties of
sands. The writer then examines the effects that hurricanes,
tornadoes, and monsoons have on beaches and the subsequent
erosion that occurs. No Bibliography. Hurrmnsn.wps
The Great Lakes : A 6 page discussion of the Great
their sources, natural environment, and pertinent theories.
Bibliography lists three references. Greatlak.wps
Ocean Currents : 5 pages in length. The ocean waves
wash up to the shore in regular intervals do so because of
currents that help move the water along its path. Without these
currents, the sea would remain a stagnant body of water that
could support no life. The writer outlines the concept of
oceanic currents, as well as discusses their important duties with
regard to all life on the planet. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
Water Desalinization : A 7 page paper on desalting
oceans. The writer details the history of desalinization, as well
as the various techniques, and pros and cons of each.
Bibliography lists 5 sources. Desalt.wps
Salt Water Intrusion / An Overview : A 5 page
the environmental problem of saltwater intrusion. Provides
details of occurrences currently being experienced in Florida.
Bibliography lists 8 sources. Swintrus.wps
Land Formation and the Impact of Running Water :
A discussion of the critical factors in land formation. Defines such
terms as erosion, deposition, alluvium, and colluvium and how
each translates into land formation. Addresses twelve specific
questions regarding the importance of running water in land
formation. Bibliography lists 5 sources. PPLndFrm.wps
The Great Barrier Reef / Physical Issues
Influence : An 8 page research paper on the Great Barrier Reef
located off the northeastern coast of Queensland, Australia. For
the most part, the writer discusses the formation of barrier reefs
(in general), and the size, scope, and inhabitants of the Great
Barrier Reef in particular. Human impacts, tourism, nutrients,
algae, pollution, sediments, and various other elements of the
reef's environment are discussed as well. Bibliography lists 8
Coral Reefs & The Florida Keys : 4 pages in
length. A brief,
but comprehensive discussion of Coral Reefs and the ecological
problems they face in the Florida Keys. Human factors are
considered and some insight into the future is provided.
Bibliography lists 4 sources. Coralree.wps
Coral Reef Ecosystems & The Florida Keys : 5
length. A technical look at coral reefs and ecosystems in the
Florida Keys. Food chains, biomass, and various other pertinent
issues are touched upon. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Coral Reefs As Ecosystems : 10 pages in length.
millions of years of oceanic history teeters on the verge of
permanent extinction. Because of the detrimental effects of
pollution, overfishing, tourism and drastic environmental
changes, the world's coral reefs are fighting for their very
existence. That coral reefs are an ecosystem all unto
themselves, their rapid decline does not only influence their
survival, but also that of myriad other species as well.
Significant efforts are being made as a means by which to
salvage what is left and perhaps repair what has already been
damaged. The writer discusses ecosystems as they relate to
coral reefs. Bibliography lists 10 sources. TLCcoral.wps