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    Seventy percent of the Earth’s surface is occupied by oceans. However only five percent have been explored by oceanographers. Oceanography is a type of science that deals with the ocean. There are four different fields of Oceanography. They include Biological Oceanography, Chemical Oceanography, Marine Geology, and Physical Oceanography. Like any type of science, new technology is constantly being developed. Examples of these discoveries include the “Ground Penetrating Radar,”, and new submarines

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    I am interested in the field of physical oceanography and hydrodynamics in coastal environments such as river deltas, estuaries, and wetlands. I firmly believe that department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences at Louisiana State University is one of the best places for me to fulfill my objectives, flourish intellectually, and -- through my dissertation -- to make a significant contribution to research. My long-term career interests include academia, industrial R&D, and advanced coastal engineering

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    view of science (Gross, 1972). Four branches of Oceanography The world ocean is too vast for a single person to be an expert on all aspects, even after a lifetime of study and work; it is only because the study of the ocean requires the application of a wide variety of scientific disciplines (Gross, 1972), therefore oceanography is divided into four major branches: Biological, Geological, Physical and Chemical (Garrison, 2013). Biological Oceanography focuses on the basic observations on the biology

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    Monitor Ocean Benefits

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    Monitoring The Ocean Is A Benefit Why do industries monitor the ocean? The answer in general is vague and in a lot of industries monitor the ocean for their own benefit or the benefit of society. Specifically, two industries that monitor the ocean is the military and the NOAA which is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Each of these industries perceives their own purpose and interest in monitoring oceanic conditions. Both of these industries will usually make salinity measurements

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    jobs are oceanography, marine science, and ocean engineering. Some qualities that I have that will help me be successful at this job is I am a good swimmer, and already know a lot about different kinds of fish. In conclusion, Marine biology is an exciting career. It is a great career because, you get to deal with the ocean and animals or organism in it. Another reason it is so great is because, the climates you live in can be different. Lastly, marine biology is very similar to oceanography, marine

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    The fish are in trouble. The oceans are in trouble. Our state is in trouble. I am a freshman student at the Pennsylvania State University and enrolled in an oceanography course. I grew up in Westfield, with you as my state legislative representative. In the course we learned about one of the biggest, arguably the biggest, threat facing the world’s oceans today: overfishing. Overfishing is when fish are being taken out of the ocean faster than they can reproduce. This is occurring all over the world

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    For me, passion is not just a powerful drive to do something; it is the excitement of doing an activity even on the worst day in the most trying of conditions both physically and mentally. This is why I find myself standing at a local creek, huge gusts of wind blowing freezing rain into my face, hands shaking under multiple pairs of gloves as I excitedly document a harbor seal that just caught a chum salmon and is tearing it apart at the surface while dodging hungry seagulls. I have always had

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    Slide 1: When you look at this picture of long Beach island, would you notice a problem? Probably not Believe it or not, this beach may be completely underwater by the time we are old enough to have grandchildren. For such a large problem, it is surprising that not a lot of people know about it. Ocean level rising is not being taught in most high schools, so the newer generations are oblivious to the problem. I would like to talk about the enormous problem of ocean level rising and what we can do

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    Essay On Asylum Seekers

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    The sea is a public area over which no one nation holds jurisdiction under international law as stated in The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. While this law generally protects against the exploitation of the sea by all nations, this tragedy of the commons means that in instances when a boat full of asylum seekers is “lost at sea,” there is generally a very minimal effort made to recover that boat as at the time of the boat’s sinking, the boat was not in the jurisdiction of any one nation. Such

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    Coastal Erosion Essay

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    Coastal erosion is a very important issue that must be studied due to the fact that it can cause a lot of change in the land and communities of coastal cities or countries, and islands such as England and Ireland, these changes can cause a lot of trouble within a community that is located on the area or even on the land itself. There are four types of coastal erosion but for the moment only the most common one will be discussed, this is Hydraulic Action which is a process that involves the water

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    To be fair, she was not the only Super having an off day. In the vast depths of the ocean, Tsunami was a really big fish. Or, at least, she smelled like one most of the time. Even without her telepathic ability to manipulate most bodies of water, she was a monster to take down in melee combat. She liked to think it was the fear of being devoured by her enhanced jaws that kept most poachers out of the arctic during migration season. That also created a certain reputation preceding this buffed out

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    Alex Grommesh Ms. Heise/Ms. Keel English 2 16 March 2018 The Negative Effects of Water Pollution The majority of all marine ships dispose of their waste by throwing it into the sea (Wroble 41). If they are caught doing this they can be charged for littering and be given anywhere between a three hundred to a two thousand dollar fine (this fine can be more or less depending on where it occurred). Furthermore, if what is being dumped is considered hazardous to the environment a jail sentence can be

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    The Australia had had a love-hate relationship with the sea and the water held in the many rivers running through its landscape. The climate change in Australia is likely to affect the marine ecosystems, agriculture, water security, average rainfall and temperatures. According to the article Climate Change Impacts on Australia, ‘Crop production is likely to be affected directly by changes in average rainfall and temperatures, in the distribution of rainfall during the year, and in rainfall variability

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    Lizeth Felix-Guzman AVID August 9, 2014 Marine Biologist A marine biologist refers to anyone who studies or works with animals or plants that live in salt water from the tiniest microbes and plankton to the largest whales, and every species in between. Marine biologist also works towards discovering all the unknown plants and animals that live in the depths of the sea. Marine biologist study life in the oceans, they study the process of how marine organisms develop and relate to each other and

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    Nathanial Mendes 1/9/2017 Lit. of Survival – T.A. All code heroes have a strong perception of death. Death saturates their every action, or response because death is a finality. Therefore, a man must live now because there is no pleasantness after death, do your great act continuously, it is your only sense of gratification. Consequently, all heroes inherently are part of a scheme of simple gratification, devoting themselves to the physical torments in life. A hero should never fear only recognize

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    4.1 The Origin of Underwater Hockey At first this sport was created in 1954 and used to develop fitness and underwater skills for scuba diving, but as the years past underwater hockey became a. “Underwater Hockey was created by Alan Blake in Southsea, (Portsmouth, UK) and named ‘Octopush’ ”(History of Underwater Hockey,2015). This sport made its’ way overseas to the United States of America in the 1960’s and is played in more than 20 countries worldwide to date. The sport got its’ name to date in

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    Kon Tiki Analysis

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    “Kon-Tiki”. It is the name of the raft that took Thor Heyerdahl and his research team on an expedition across the pacific ocean. They sailed from the coast of South America all the way to a small system of polynesian islands. Not only was this expedition recorded in writing it was also recorded on videotape and subsequently turned into a documentary which went on to win an oscar. Thor Heyerdahl took on this expedition to try and prove that the native people of South America could have settled in

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    What Does it Take to be a Marine Biologist? Ever since I was little, I’ve had the same dream of becoming a marine biologist. This started when I was four and saw the whale sharks at the Georgia Aquarium. When I saw them, I immediately asked myself what else this big could live in the ocean? I imagined myself out on open waters studying them and swimming with them. The dream of becoming a marine biologist came to a halt when I moved to San Bernardino. San Bernadino is farther from the ocean. It

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    The symbolic use of water differs between the two epics water through its representation styles. In The Odyssey, water can be personified as being “good” or “bad” whereas in Beowulf the water is usually simply present. In Beowulf, it is the medium for travel and communication and it suggests a fluidity of movement both for a literal sailor and for the narrative, which relies on the sea as both a means of travel and as an unknown by which to define the known. “In two other episodes that bracket a

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    Topic: The Bermuda Triangle General Purpose: To persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that Bermuda Triangle has some scientific reasons which effects a lot of mysterious incidents. Central idea: Despite it is a dangerous and mysterious place, but Bermuda Triangle has so much of attractive places to visit. INTRODUCTION I. Bermuda Triangle is a part which is situated in the North of Atlantic Oceon. The Bermuda Triangle covers about 500, 000 miles of the sea around the world. The Bermuda

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