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Environmental History of The Bay Area

- I myself have always lived in the Bay Area until now, when I recently moved to Chico. Pleasanton, Ca is a suburb in the East Bay where I have lived the longest in the Bay Area. However I have also lived for other short periods of time in the cities San Jose, Union City, Fremont, and San Francisco. This is not the case with some of my other family members. My mother, and her side of the family, where born on the Island of Pico. Pico is located in the Azores, which is a chain of islands right off the coast of Portugal....   [tags: San Francisco, California]

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The Colonization Of The Chesapeake Bay Area

- In response to an extensive demand for labor to produce various staple crops, tend to animals, and maintain up-keeping of properties in 17 century British North America, the English inhabitants of Chesapeake Bay sought to replace indentured servants with a rapid influx of African slaves, which was a more appealing investment. In so doing, the racial prejudice held by white colonists was fed into a system that would deny these slaves the most fundamental human rights, stripping them down to property rather than human beings....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade, History of slavery]

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The San Francisco Bay Area

- Earth, as we know it, is the only planet that needs air and water to survive while the other planets only need sunlight. A diverse set of plants and animals have sustained their existence through the sun and support through soil, water, and air. Without air and water, Earth would be unable to sustain life. The San Joaquin Valley is made of eight counties making Fresno one of them. The mountains surround the valley on all sides except the north where lies the San Francisco Bay area. Its key staple is agriculture that contributes to the downfall of poor air quality....   [tags: Air pollution, Particulate, Smog, Greenhouse gas]

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The History of San Francisco Bay Area

- The Bay Area is an interesting place with a unique geology and formation. The San Francisco Bay, also known as San Francisco Estuarine, consists of three bays, San Francisco Proper, San Pablo Bay, Carquinez Strait, and has a vast inland river delta. The river delta provides fresh water to the bays. The estuarine system provides food, safety, and shelter to many organisms and animals, including humans. (San Francisco Estuarine Wetlands) Along the bays lie major cities such as San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose....   [tags: California, estuarine, tectonic plate]

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Gas Prices In The Bay Area

- A main source of transportation is the car. People use cars to get around instead of catching public transportation. Even though public transportation like, A.C. Transit and BART, can be very convenient and sometimes cheap. The main problem about having a car is you have to pay for your gas for your own car. Right now gas prices are tremendously high right now in the Bay Area. If gas prices are not lowered back down to $1.05 in the Bay Area, people will start taking BART and AC. Transit, and any other sources of transportation more often....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Bay Area and Earthquakes

- The Bay Area and Earthquakes What have they learned since the quake quite allot. The fault moved in a fashion that geologists of the time did not expect: it moved horizontally, the southwestern side slipping to the northwest, relative to the southeastern side. "The 1906 earthquake marked the dawn of modern scientific study of the San Andreas fault system." (USGS) When the 1906 earthquake struck scientist set forth to make observations on effects of the quake. The final report published in 1908 (commonly known as the Lawson Report) was a compilation on detailed reports....   [tags: Papers]

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Engineering: The Bay Area Rapid Transit Case Study

- Engineers design, build or maintain applications and systems to solve various societal problems. Their behaviors thus have a non-negligible impact on human development. Oftentimes, however, engineers are faced with the dilemma to choose between compromising their code of ethics and threatening their promising careers. It is important that engineers deem public welfare as a supreme concern and stand their ground so that they will report any observed situations that potentially can harm public safety to their superiors....   [tags: modern rail transit system]

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Case Study: Bay Area Rapid Transit

- Engineers design, build or maintain applications and systems to solve various societal problems. Their behaviors thus have a non-negligible impact on human development. Oftentimes, however, engineers are faced with the dilemma to choose between compromising their code of ethics and threatening their promising careers. It is important that engineers deem public welfare as a supreme concern and stand their ground so that they will report any observed situations that potentially can harm public safety to their superiors....   [tags: Engineers' Responsibilities, Safety]

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The Great Depression And The Bay Area....

- The Great Depression progressively got worse and then progressively got better. Coming in and out of the depression was not an over night thing, It included lots of planning and action. There were a few major causes of the Great Depression,. The United states had three consecutive conservative presidents in the 1920's Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. They all believed in mechanization which in turn put thousands of people out of work, and the trickle down theory where the money that the rich spent was supposed to somehow make it’s way though the system to the poor....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cluster Intersections and the Evolution of the Bay Area Bioinformatics Cluster

- Cluster Intersections and the Evolution of the Bay Area Bioinformatics Cluster The recent establishment California-based bioinformatics industry clusters is a logical consequence of the intersection of existing local Biotechnology, Information Technology and Venture Capital clusters. The very definition of Bioinformatics: “the science of managing and analyzing biological data using advanced computing techniques, 1” helps to illustrate the nature of this intersection. Research and development for Biotech companies generates volumes of biological data and IT companies provide tools that assist in processing this data....   [tags: essays research papers]

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