Estuary Essays

  • Chesapeake Bay Watershed Essay

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    rural areas, and an estuary (US EPA, 2010). The Chesapeake Bay TMDL allocates total nitrogen, total phosphorus, and sediment loads to reduce the size of the oxygen-depleted zones in the bay to restore its living resources. As such, estimating nutrient loads from all sources (air and land) and assessing their effect on the bay’s aquatic life requires the use of an integrated modeling framework. Because of the areal extent and system complexity of the watershed and the estuary, the Chesapeake Bay TMDL

  • Chesapeake Bay Essay

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    The Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States, is a vital resource for the local community, economy, and ecosystem. However, it is facing critical environmental issues that threaten its health and sustainability. Human activities are the root cause of these problems, and it is our responsibility to take action to save the Bay. In this essay, we will discuss the types of human activity that affect the Bay's health, why it is essential to restore its health, and the action plans or steps

  • Descriptive Essay: The End Of Gasparilla Island

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    members is the years past. From the knowledge I have obtained over the years the pass is located at the end of Gasparilla Island, every year starting in mid April thousands of us travel through the one hundred foot trench to end Charlotte's Harbor an estuary that is prime spawning ground due to its abundance of resource and food and a limited amount of predators. The bring full moon begins to appear

  • Potry Tech Case Essay

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    This case is about a company that has been wrongfully accused of polluting into the bay. The evidence that we are about to give will indicate that Poultry Tech will not be adding more pollution to the bay by building a hotel on our land. During this trial, Poultry Tech will prove that we can build a hotel on our land and not harm the Chesapeake Bay. This hotel that we are planning to build will create many new job opportunities for the people of Waterville. It will also bring many new people to

  • Essay On Chesapeake Bay

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    The Chesapeake Bay is an important ecological landmark in the United States, stretching across six states and providing habitat for a diverse array of species. However, the health of the bay has been severely degraded by pollution from agriculture, urbanization, and industrial activity. To restore the health of the bay, it is important to take a comprehensive approach that focuses on reducing pollution, restoring habitats, and promoting sustainable practices. In this essay, I will outline an action

  • Why Chesapeake Bay Can Be Considered A Diminishing Common

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    A Chesapeake Homecoming Read the article or watch the movie below and answer the related questions. Briefly explain why the Chesapeake Bay can be considered a diminishing common? Chesapeake Bay can be considered a diminishing common because of the dirty, polluted waters and the disappearing marine life in the Bay. The marine life that was once present in the Bay a few decades ago have now decreased tremendously in size because of overfishing and polluted waters. The water of the Bay area now has

  • Essay On Ocean Currents

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    Ocean currents and wind currents are a huge part of the systems on earth. They have global impact on our environment and on mankind. There are many currents which all have their own characteristics and effects on different parts of the world. One of the world’s major ocean currents is the Kuroshio Current, a north-eastward flowing current, which flows along Japan and eventually merges with the easterly drift of the north pacific. The current transports warm, tropical water towards the polar region

  • The Blue Estuaries Summary

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    leading them to extravagant otherworlds, their persuading words within captivating stories luring their readers deeper, are often provokers of reflective and contemplative thought. In Julia Alvarez’s poem, On Not Shoplifting Louise Bogan’s The Blue Estuaries, she tackles the admiration one feels from such unique books and the discovery one makes from them. In this poem, Alvarez uses poetic devices such as metaphors and imagery to portray the main character’s attitude of overpowering awe and inspiration

  • The Blue Estuaries Analysis

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    In Julia Alvarez’s On Not Shoplifting Louise Bogan’s* The Blue Estuaries, tone, attention to detail as well as imagery convey the speakers discoveries. The author discovers that deep down within; she is a poet as well. Another discovery she makes, is that she is no longer a young girl and is now a woman. The last discovery Alvarez makes is breaking out of her shell and can focus on who she wants to become. These tools help us to reach the same insight as the author, and experience the growth with

  • The Blue Estuaries By Julia Alvarez

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    In Julia Alvarez’s poem The Blue Estuaries, the poet uses poetic devices to convey the speaker's discoveries and how she feels towards them. The tone is described as a serene estuary which we can tell from the detailed description. The tone is shown through the use of imagery and the selection of detail shows the readers the speaker’s emotions. The tone of the passage is conveyed to the readers as a serene environment. We are aware that it is calm scene because of the use of the description language

  • Summary Of The Blue Estuaries By Julia Alvarez

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    In Julia Alvarez’ poem, “On Not Shoplifting Louise Bogan’s The Blue Estuaries”, a story is told that someone is browsing the shelves of a bookstore and is drawn to a work by an author that she doesn’t know. Knowing that they can’t afford the book, she considers stealing it before putting it back. Throughout the poem, Alvarez uses expressive imagery and specific selection of detail to convey the book as a beautiful and understated piece of literature through the eyes of the speaker. The imagery used

  • Imagery In On Not Shoplifting Louise Bogan's The Blue Estuaries

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    Bogan’s The Blue Estuaries,” Julia Alvarez incorporates the use of imagery and selection of detail to convey the speaker’s discovery of a book of poems and the inspirational effect it has upon her. In this poem the speaker, who is in the poetry section of a college store, discovers “The Blue Estuaries” by Louise Bogan. The speaker develops an inner conflict of stealing the book or not and attempts to find her voice in literature. In “On Not Shoplifting Louise Bogan’s The Blue Estuaries,” Alvarez uses

  • On Not Shoplifting Louise Bogan's The Blue Estuaries By Julia Alvarez

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    “On Not Shoplifting Louise Bogan’s The Blue Estuaries” Julia Alvarez’s poem “On Not Shoplifting Louise Bogan’s The Blue Estuaries” talks about a girl who has just discovered a poetry book that has made her want to also write poetry. Alvarez uses many different poetic devices to show how the poetry book made the speaker want to become poet even though she is a girl. Alvarez uses imagery and diction to convey the speaker’s realization of wanting to become a poet and not being a thief. Alvarez uses

  • Newport Bay Case Study

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    present when we examine estuaries, also know as bays, sounds, or lagoons. Estuaries are mixtures of freshwater and seawater and are created within the indentations found along coastlines. All along the coast of California, where I reside, there are several bays to be found. With many of our major cities built in coastal zones and nearly

  • The Pros And Cons Of Secure Fence Laws

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    The border between the United States and Mexico is nearly 2,000 miles long. Over the past few years, the United States had form a policy called Secure Fence Act to prevent drug sellers and terrorists out of America (Clifford). The act constructed fences to cover about one third of the border between Mexico and America along California, New Mexico, Texas and so on. Unfortunately, there were less environmental considerations when making the policy. The Los Angeles Times reported that in additional

  • The Epinephelus Controversy: Species Of Fish

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    Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 100 m. Subtropical; 37°N - 34°S, 28°E - 180°E The orange-spotted grouper (Epinephelus coicoides), also known as estuary cod, is a species of fish in Serranidae family. It is found in the western Pacific, the Indian ocean and the Red sea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical mangrove, open seas, shallow seas, subtidal aquatic beds, coral reefs, estuarine waters, intertidal flats, coastal saline lagoons. It is threatened by habitat loss

  • Chesapeake Ocean Habitat

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    The main animals and plants seen here are ghost crab, porpoises. [3] c. Estuaries and salt marshes: These are located nearer to the coast line and protects animals in their development phases. Estuaries mostly seen on the coast of rivers, and salt marshes located on the shores of oceans. The biggest estuaries is Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. Animals like blue crab, marsh shrimp, and fiddler crabs are seen in estuaries and salt marshes. [4] d. Mangroves: In mangrove habitat different types of plants

  • The Importance Of Everglades National Park

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    ENP provides plants and animals with the resources that they need. The park provides many habitats where flora and fauna thrive, such as sawgrass prairies, freshwater sloughs, pine rocklands, estuaries, and hardwood hammocks. These habitats have been altered by many factors including human impacts, hurricanes, non-native species, water quality issues, water quantity issues, wildland fires, etc. (“Environmental Factors”). These factors are the main

  • Fly Away Peter By David Malouf

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    brutality of war through contrasting settings. One of the key themes used by Malouf is the serenity of nature verses the destruction of war. This is shown through the contrast between the brutal, grotesque imagery of the Western Front and the tranquil Estuary in Queensland. To cope with the brutality of war, the characters use separate realities to escape the world around them. This is mainly evident while the main protagonist, Jim, is on the confronting battlefield of the Western Front and uses the peacefulness

  • Indian River Lagoon

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    The Indian River Lagoon (IRL) is an “Estuary of National Significance” and is stated to be 1 of 28 in the nation. The goal of the IRL is to protect this ecologically significant estuary that is threatened by degradation caused by human activity. The IRL is designated as an aquatic preserve, and Outstanding Florida Waterway, and a Surface Water Improvement and Management (SWIM) Water Body. The IRL is a 156 mile long estuary located in Volusia, Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and northern