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  • The Solo River

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    The Bengawan Solo is the longest river in the Indonesian archipelago, located at the island of Java. It runs through Mount Lawu’s slopes, passes through the province of Solo, and streams over the lowlands then discharges to the Java Sea. Java is well known to have a tropical monsoon climate; therefore flooding is a common environmental problem throughout Indonesia. Java has lengthy humid forecasts during October up until April, with the most humid months being January and February. Due to the recent

  • Rivers And Streams

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    Rivers and streams are very important to the ecosystem and provide homes to many animals and plants. Rivers and streams can be found throughout the world and are essential to the way many mammals live their lives. According to Marrian-Webster, a river is a larger body of water that flows into another body of water (1). Streams are another type of water that flows but are smaller than a river (2). Rivers and Streams can have several different sources of where their water comes originates but just

  • Siddhartha and the River

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    pure world. On his journey, he crossed a river with the help of a ferryman and arrived at a town where he fell in love with Kamala, a beautiful courtesan. Following her recommendation, Siddhartha met a wealthy merchant named Kamaswami. Siddhartha learned to become a merchant and worked for Kamaswami. For years, he lived in the physical world but he grew sick and tired of it. He fled this life and returned to the river he had once crossed. There, he attempted to commit

  • Depth of a River

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    Depth of a River Poetic expression is evolved from a web of emotions and thoughts. With the help of imagery, formation, and figurative language, a poet is able to transport readers to another world of his creation. Robert Burns uses these attributes to invite readers into world of peace and serenity in his poem “Sweet Afton.” This lyrical poem expresses the gratitude the persona feels for his homeland’s beauty, while asking nature to be quiet so his love may enjoy the tranquillity of her sleep. Burns’s

  • river research

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    APPLICATION Two separate applications were performed: 1) estimation of ET and ETg from phreatophyte areas using the EVI – ET* empirical vegetation index and NLDAS simulated weather data approach, and 2) estimation of ET from agricultural areas using a physically based land surface energy balance model and measured weather data collected in Boulder Flat. The application the EVI and ET* approach for estimating ET and ETg from phreatophyte areas took place in the GEE cloud computing environment. Python

  • River Of Names

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    “River of Names'; is part of a collection of short stories in the book Trash published in 1988, written by Dorothy Allison. It is the basis for the later novel Bastard out of Carolina. In her powerful writing, Allison draws on her own harrowing childhood in 1950s Greenville, South Carolina: the stigma of growing up a bastard, the shame and pride she felt toward her family, and her association with her stepfather who beat and molested her. “In this story, “River of Names,'; Allison

  • Medicine River

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    Medicine River I enjoyed the book Medicine River, by Thomas King as well as the movie, which was based on the book. Although there were profound differences between the two, they were both pleasantly constructed. Having been instructed to read the book first, I was able to experience the full effect of the story and the message that the author intended for his readers. Although the book and the movie clearly relayed the same story, I would’ve better enjoyed the movie if it had included more incidents

  • Rivers of Bangladesh

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    Rivers of Bangladesh Meghna, Ganges, Brahmaputra The Drainage Basin Extensive, covering much of Bangladesh, parts of India, Nepal and China. The Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau form the rivers' watershed. The river Brahmaputra detours over a thousand kilometres as the river has not been able to cut a valley through the resistant rock of the Himalayas. The flood plain covers about 50% of Bangladesh's land area. The river erodes material in its upper course in China, India and Nepal, carrying

  • Medicine River

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    Medicine River By Thomas King In the novel, Medicine River, Thomas King creates a story of a little community to reflect the whole native nation. A simply return of Will's makes the little town seem to be more colourful. "Medicine River makes non-native readers think a little longer and harder about the lives of the first people they live among and the places they inhabit." As a non-native reader, it is extra difficult to feel and understand the book because we didn't go through all the steps. Although

  • Reform to The Trinity River

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    civilizations have all been found along large river valleys, such as, the Indus River in India and the Yellow River in China. Water is an essential part of life; it does not just sustain the life of all human beings around the globe, but also sustains the life of every living thing known to this Earth. All of the major cities that we know today are surrounded by large river systems that supply its people with the means to survive in that region. These rivers also link our different communities together