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  • Detroit And The Bay Area

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    than 100, 000 abandoned homes (Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady). Similarly, Bay Area economy was the envy of the nation with high employment rates and GDP growth like Detroit in the 1930s, and is currently suffering from losing jobs, residents, and status. Both Detroit and the Bay Area are single resource-based industries - where Detroit is manufacturing dominated, and Bay Area is high technology dominated. However, the Bay Area will not go bankrupt and become a ghost town in fifty years, because its

  • The Bay Area and Earthquakes

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    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

  • Gas Prices In The Bay Area

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    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.      For a while things were going great until a problem hit Bay Area cities like Oakland, San Francisco, Richmond, and so on. Factories were shutting down like Tosco and Chevron because

  • Environmental History of The Bay Area

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    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

  • The History of San Francisco Bay Area

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    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

  • The Great Depression And The Bay Area....

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    PWA, AAA, NRA, and the FDIC. The CCC was government jobs for people. The AAA ended the farm crisis. it paid farmers to cut production. The PWA was where the government hired people to help build roads, plant trees, build bridges, and libraries. The Bay bridge, the Golden Gate bridge In SanFrancisco, Coit Tower, Waterfront next to Fishermans Wharf, Aquatic Park, The old Belmont firehouse on the Peninsula , Angler's lodge in Golden Gate Park, the Alameda County Courthouse and the Oakland public library

  • Case Study: Bay Area Rapid Transit

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    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. The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) case study is a good example of engineers being responsible with society in that they attempted multiple times to inform their supervisors in management about their concerns with the possible imminent system failure of BART.

  • Cluster Intersections and the Evolution of the Bay Area Bioinformatics Cluster

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    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

  • Engineering: The Bay Area Rapid Transit Case Study

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    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. The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) case study is a good example of engineers being responsible with society in that they attempted multiple times to inform their supervisors in management about their concerns with the possible imminent system failure of BART.

  • Pollution in Chesapeake Bay

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    Chesapeake Bay Television commercials, print ads, and billboards in the Washington, DC, area are asking residents to connect two things many might find unrelated: lawn care and seafood. In one commercial, a man stuffs a big plateful of grass in his mouth after a voice-over says, “Spring rains carry excess lawn fertilizers through our sewers and rivers and into the Chesapeake Bay, where the blue crab harvest has been extremely low. So skip the fertilizer until fall, because once they’re gone, what’s

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