River Essays

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Wimbleball Reservoir | Engineering Dissertations

An Evaluation of the hydrological impacts of Wimbleball Reservoir using the IHA approach A river acts both as a source and carrier of water for supporting and sustaining the biological diversity and integrity of the aquatic, wetland and riparian species and natural ecosystems. To accomplish these functions, it is necessary that river water meets some […]

Pages: 21 Words: 6337 Topics: Ecosystem, Flood, Natural Environment, Nature, River, Water

Endangered Species: the Fat Pocketbook

An endangered species is an animal or a plant that is has a risk of going extinct, and the POTAMILIS CAPAX, better known as The Fat Pocketbook is, indeed, one of those species. This species has been listed endangered ever since the mid 70s. It’s a freshwater mussel that was first found in the lower […]

Pages: 2 Words: 732 Topics: Endangered Species, River
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Civil Engineers – the Unsung Heroes!

In light of the recent heavy rains we’ve experienced here in Tennessee, I thought it appropriate to give a shout out to our civil engineering staff whose areas of practice include flood control. Civil engineers impact the lives of everyone in some way. Much of what they do goes unnoticed by the general public until […]

Pages: 3 Words: 904 Topics: Civil Engineering, Flood, Natural Environment, Nature, River, Water

Hout Bay Field Trip

The cape Granite is an intrusive igneous rock that has been exposed to the surface of the Earth, formed by solidification of magma beneath the Earth’s surface. The rock contains minerals; feldspar, quartz and biotite, and it is also coarse grained, as evident with igneous intrusive rocks. The feldspar grains are approximately 6 cm, with […]

Pages: 2 Words: 617 Topics: Geology, Landscape, Natural Resources, Nature, River, Sea

World Civilizations

Everyone might have a different opinion on the most important changes that occurred from 8000 BCE to 1450 CE. One person might have a opinion but someone else might think the total opposite. Throughout history there have been many changes during this time frame and in my opinion agricultral societies, trade network, and civilazation rivers […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1126 Topics: Civilization, Economy, Irrigation, River, Trade

Agriculture in Ancient Egypt

Agriculture is the practice or the science of farming. Many people who lived in Ancient Egypt were farmers, and it was common among most people. People farmed to provide food for their family and for others to become successful. The Nile River was one of the primary sources that made Ancient Egypt an agrarian civilization. […]

Pages: 2 Words: 743 Topics: Ancient Egypt, Egypt, Flood, Food And Drink, Food Industry, Industries, Natural Resources, River, Vegetable