Academic Papers on Meteorology

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Weather Patterns

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper on weather patterns. Topics included are types of clouds and cloud formation, global warming and the effects of El Nino. The writer also discusses how weather patterns can be predicted by observation, listening and a barometer. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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.

5 pages in length. A complete discussion of lightning including : what it is, negative cloud-to-ground flashes, return strokes, ball lightning, and more. The problem meterologists have with regard to lightning's predictability is emphasized. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5 page report discusses the rainforest, its importance to the world's environment, its diversity of plant and animal life, as well as the struggles it is facing against the destruction and exploitation by humanity. There are more species of plants and animals in tropical rain forests than all the rest of the world's ecosystems ...

This 5 page report discusses convergent evolution in terms of the ways in which plants and animals develop survival and adaptation characteristics for their particular environment. Such adaptations have evolved I species as wide-ranging as non-succulent desert plants to the various types of creatures forming the ecosystem of a coral reef. Bibliography lists 5 ...

5 pages in length. Reviews two articles, one on black holes, and one article on cosmology. The review and discussion of each article are included in this paper. In the first article analysts speculate something unusual is happening at the center of the Milky Way, near Sagittarius. The theorists believe there ...

A 5 page paper discussing the change of global weather patterns common with the cyclical El Niño originating in the Pacific Ocean. It has been said that the farmer is the finest example of compulsive gambler in existence. That El Niño events will continue to occur is a given, but prediction and management of ...

A 7 page discussion of the Mars exploration program. Emphasizes the reasons behind our obsession with Mars exploration and traces the revised plans for that exploration which have been fabricated since the loss of two U.S. spacecraft in 1999. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Extra-Solar Planets

  • 12 page paper

A 12 page overview of extra-solar planets, those planets outside our own solar system which orbit around suns other than our Sun. Discusses the history of extra-solar planetary research providing the names and particulars of discoveries. Emphasizes the technological changes which are occurring which allow a constant refinement of astronomical theory regarding planet ...

A 5 page discussion of the data which points to the existence of an ocean on Europa, one of Jupiter's sixteen moons. Detected by the space probe Galileo, such an ocean provides promise of evidence of past life on the planet. Outlines the types of exploration which could be utilized to more fully ...

The Cassini Mission

  • 12 page paper

This 12 page paper provides an overview of the Cassini mission, demonstrating the scientific aspects of this astronautic endeavor. Environmental issues are addressed as well as the potential for making discoveries about Saturn's mysterious rings. An outline is included. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

(6 pp). The Rose Center's permanent exhibits, detailing the size, scope and growth of the universe as well as the earth's place within it, were unveiled in February (2000) inside the new structure of steel and glass. The seven-story orb appears to hover next to the museum, and at night it is illuminated, by ...

Infrared Telescopy

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page discussion of the design and application of the infrared telescope. Discusses the recent acquisition of our ability to monitor infrared light and the information which can be obtained in so doing. Emphasizes that the infrared telescope, although only introduced in the last four decades, has evolved to be one of ...

This 6 page paper looks at the way in which global change is monitored by different types of remote sensing equipment, from weather balloons to Satellite equipment and the software used to evaluate the data. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

An 8 page discussion of the events which resulted in the extinction of the dinosaurs. Suggests that a meteoric impact with the earth set in motion a series of environmental events which ultimately translated into dinosaur extinction. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Wind Shears

  • 7 page paper

7 pages in length. Wind shears, also known as microbursts, are sudden and dramatic changes in the speed or direction of the wind. While most travel in a horizontal direction, there are wind shears which travel vertically; it is these that are particularly dangerous to aircraft that are taking off or landing, when correction is almost impossible due ...

A 5 page paper which discusses the drought plaguing Florida. The paper addresses the causes, as well as some possible solutions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper which discusses various aspects of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Predicting Tornadoes

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper explains the way that tornadoes can be predicts and the inherent problems in the task. The writer includes descriptions of the Doppler Radar network, the satellite Optical Transient Detector (OTD) as well as the ground spotters. The paper also includes consideration of the difficulties in predicting nondescending tornadoes first observed ...

A 5 page outline of the many considerations which surround hurricanes. Hurricanes present one of the most catastrophic of all natural disasters. Their development and maturation offers a fascinating climatologic study, a study which is intensified when one realizes the damage to life and property which can result with their advent. Climatologists ...

6 pages. A large number of well-noted scientists have substantial proof that parallel universes do indeed exist. This paper delves into this topic and examines why it is indeed possible. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

(6pp). The Rose Center's permanent exhibits, detailing the size, scope and growth of the universe as well as the earth's place within it, were unveiled in February (2000) inside the new structure of steel and glass. The seven-story orb appears to hover next to the museum, and at night glows with a soft blue ...

This 5 page paper delves into the science of hair behavior. The hair-driven hygrometer is explored. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper which discusses the future of space exploration. The paper also briefly discusses the history of space exploration. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 5 page paper provides an overview of stellar evolution. Concepts discussed includes black holes, brown dwarfs and white dwarfs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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