The energy carried by ocean waves derives from a proportion of the wind energy transferred to the ocean surface by frictional drag. So, ultimately it stems from the proportion of incoming solar energy that drives air movement. Just how much energy is carried by a single wave depends on the wind speed and the area of ocean surface that it crosses; wave height, wavelength, and therefore wave energy, are functions of the distance or fetch over which the wind blows.
This unit considers the power
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there area areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enought water to support the currently population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there are areas where water supplies are limited, showin by recent droughts. Globally, there are many reas that do ot have enough water to support the current population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a world
1.3 Summary of Section 1
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future.
2.1 ‘Roman empire’
This unit will define basic concepts and terms that are essential for an understanding of the culture and identity of the Roman empire. Terms such as ‘Roman empire’ and ‘imperium’ will be introduced in the context of the formation and expansion of the empire, and the unit will provide you with the background for further study of the Roman empire.
Episode 14: Islam and Sharia in Today's Indonesia
Professor Tim Lindsey looks at attempts in Indonesia to
introduce Sharia law, and its implications for the largest democracy in
Southeast Asia. Prof Linsdsey talks about current Australia - Indonesia
Guest: Professor Tim Lindsey from the Asian Law Centre, and the Centre for the
Grammar Lesson 5: Disappearing Reflexive Verbs, Use of Coupons
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Here's a trick question for Spanish speakers: Would it be better in Portuguese to say the equivalent of 'Siéntate' or 'Siéntese'? Answer: Don't
Climate Change: The City Solution
As mayor of Copenhagen, Ritt Bjerregaard presided over a number of pioneering initiatives – including promoting cycling and low emissions zones – which help demonstrate how cities can provide solutions to global challenges such as climate change.
Rethinking the classics in international business strategy
Professor Alain Verbeke, guest speaker at the 2009 CIBAM Distinguished Lecture, has written International Business Strategy that will have boardrooms poring over its every word in great detail. It dispels guru messages using real cases and constructs a new framework for the essence of international business strategy and the foundations of global corporate success. Gurus, he thinks underestimate the complexity of the markets.
Fizzy's Lunch Lab: White Bread and Whole Wheat Bread
This is a short, entertaining cartoon, featuring Professor Fizzy in an episode of "Lunch Lab Live." In this episode, Professor Fizzy introduces White Bread and Whole Wheat Bread, how they are made, and their nutritional value. (1:45)
"Holy Cow" - Discover Different Cattle Breeds
Cows provide just about all of our basic needs, from milk and meat to muscle. Explore how we've changed the cow to meet our needs. This video shows 5-6 different breeds of beef cattle. Run time 01:48.
The dream team
Dr Michael Lynch OBE, Founder and CEO of Autonomy, explains the importance of building a team capable of delivering your vision - a top team full of the right talent will be able to convert an idea in a tough and competitive market into a real global success. However in order to build this dream team you need to be prepared to take a few risks.
Curt Smith: Political Candidates and Public Speaking
Can public speaking make or break a political candidate? Former presidential speechwriter, Curt Smith, explains the connection between politics, rhetoric, popular culture, and public speaking. Smith is a senior lecturer in the Department of English, and an acclaimed author, radio/TV host and columnist.
21F.022J International Women's Voices (MIT)
International Women’s Voices has several objectives. It introduces students to a variety of works by contemporary women writers from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. The emphasis is on non-western writers. The readings are chosen to encourage students to think about how each author’s work reflects a distinct cultural heritage and to what extent, if any, we can identify a female voice that transcends national cultures. In lectures and readings distribute
Antonio Quintella GLS 2010 interview
Antonio Quintella (MBA33), CEO Brazil and Co-Head, Global Emerging Markets Council, Credit Suisse, on what we can learn from emerging markets
India's new global strength
Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, discusses his new book 'India's Global Powerhouses', on the globalisation of Indian firms
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